• Leitrim: History & Society

Leitrim History & Society is the twenty-seventh volume in the Irish County History and Society series.

This book is a hardback, containing 910 pages of riveting and most interesting historical essays, with 126 illustrations. 

Chapter 1       Leitrim’s physical landscape by Susan Hegarty                                                                       

Chapter 2        Above and below ground: traces of life and death in prehistoric Leitrim by Donna Gilligan

Chapter 3       Early medieval archaeology in County Leitrim AD 400-1100 by Susan Curran                                                                            

Chapter 4        The comharba family of Ó Maolmochéirghe of Drumreilly by Paul MacCotter     

Chapter 5        Medieval settlement in Leitrim, c.1169 to c.1380 by Kieran O’Conor and Christina Fredengren    

Chapter 6        Late medieval strongholds of the Gaelic Irish in County Leitrim c.1350-1600 by J.J. McDermott                                                                         

Chapter 7        Medieval parish churches in Muintir Eolais, south County Leitrim by Siobhán Scully 

Chapter 8        Collateral damage: the Spanish Armada, County Leitrim, and the downfall of Brian ‘na Múrtha’ O’Rourke by Francis Kelly  

Chapter 9        Franciscans in County Leitrim: 1508-c.1800 by Liam Kelly 

Chapter 10      Leitrim scribes and scholars, c.1400-c.1700 by Bernadette Cunningham 

Chapter 11       Shaping Leitrim: local history and the worlds of Leitrim, 1660-1714 by Raymond Gillespie                                                                                     

Chapter 12      Sir Frederick Hamilton (1590-1647) Leitrim Planter by Dominic Rooney 

Chapter 13      Seventeenth-century Leitrim: plantation to rebellion by Brendan Scott

Chapter 14      Tadhg Ó Rodaighe agus Naisc an Léinn le Parlaimint na Bliana 1689 by Seosamh Mac Muirí                                                                                   

Chapter 15      Place-names of County Leitrim by Nollaig Ó Muraíle 

Chapter 16      Leitrim’s Sweat-Houses: making health from nature by Ronan Foley  

Chapter 17      Nathaniel Clements and the making of a Leitrim estate and political interest, c.1750-c.1800 by Anthony Malcomson

Chapter 18      William Larkin and the mapping of County Leitrim in the early nineteenth century by Arnold Horner 

Chapter 19      The Protestants of County Leitrim 1620-1861 by Kerby A. Miller      

Chapter 20      Consequences of the Great Hunger in County Leitrim by Gerard MacAtasney    

Chapter 21     The Leitrim Election of 1852 by Liam McNiffe   

Chapter 22     The public career of Rev. Thomas Maguire 1792-1847 by Proinnsíos Ó Duigneáin  

Chapter 23     Leitrim life: a photographic record of a landed estate by Anna Godley by Orla Fitzpatrick                                                                                        

Chapter 24      Local government in County Leitrim, 1585-2014 by Matthew Potter 

Chapter 25      Leitrim and the 1914-1918 war by John Logan

Chapter 26      Seán MacDiarmada and the tradition of Rebellion in County Leitrim by Liam Kelly                                                                                                   

Chapter 27      Leitrim: politics and society, 1916-1922 by Patrick (Pádraig) McGarty    

Chapter 28      The Protestant experience of revolution in County Leitrim, 1911-1928 by Miriam Moffitt 

Chapter 29     Jimmy Gralton by James Wrynn  

Chapter 30     Sport in County Leitrim 1800-2016: an overview by Tommy Moran

Chapter 31      Stair na Gaeilge I gContae Liatroma: faoi bhláth, faoi mheath agus ag treisiú arís by Seán Ó Súilleabháin 

Chapter 32     The population of Leitrim in the twentieth century by Desmond A. Gillmor   

Chapter 33      ‘The land of his heart’s desire’: Reading Leitrim in the fiction of John McGahern by Máire Doyle                                                                   

Chapter 34      Contemporary landscape pressures and opportunities: the quest for a sustainable future for Leitrim by Ruth McManus 

Chapter 35      Leitrim County Library: history, authors and books by Mary Conefrey

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