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Medieval Wexford: Essays in Memory of Billy Colfer

Medieval Wexford: Essays in Memory of Billy Colfer

Ian W. Doyle, Bernard Browne (Editors)

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This collection explores the history and archaeology of Co. Wexford - and beyond - as seen through language, documents, monuments, settlement and landscape.

The volume reflects the range of interests and breadth of knowledge of the late Billy Colfer.

Contents include: Terry Barry (TCD) on Anglo-Norman frontier and moated sites; Isabel Bennett (ind.) on recent medieval excavation in Co. Wexford; Niall Colfer (UCD) on Ballyhack millstones; Christiaan Corlett & Sean Kirwan (DAHG) on the medieval parish church at Bannow; Linda Doran (RSAI) on the New Ross corporation books; James Eogan & Bernice Kelly (NRA) on new roads to medieval Wexford; John Flynn (Slievecoilte Heritage Group) on the Kilmokea Great Island geophysical survey; Connie Kelleher (DAHG) on the Great Lewis shipwreck; James Lyttleton (Memoriam U) on Clohamon Castle and Lord Baltimore; Conleth Manning (DAHG) on Colonel Hervey de Montmorency-Morres (1767-1839); Sinead Marshall (ind.) on medieval Old Ross; Clare McCutcheon (UCC) on medieval pottery; Sarah McCutcheon (Limerick City and County Council) on excavations at New Ross; Paul Murphy (NUIG) on medieval rabbit farming; Ben Murtagh (ind.) on Hook Lighthouse; Kieran O'Conor (NUIG) on medieval settlement and ringforts; Conchubhar O Crualaoich (DAHG) on personal names among the Gaelic Irish in Wexford; Coilin O Drisceoil (Kilkenny Archaeology) & Elizabeth FitzPatrick (NUIG) on the O'Doran law school at Ballyorley, Co. Wexford; Tadhg O'Keeffe & Rhiannon Carey Bates (UCD) on the ecclesiastical buildings at Ferns; Emmet Stafford & Catherine McLoughlin (archaeologists) on a medieval house at the Thomas Moore Tavern, Wexford; Geraldine Stout (DAHG) on the port of St Mary, Dunbrody; Patrick F. Wallace (ind.) on 18th-century transport networks.

[Subject: Medieval Ireland, Archaeology, History, Wexford, Ireland]

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Author Ian W. Doyle, Bernard Browne (Editors)
Publisher Four Courts Press
Publication date 9 Dec 2016
Format Hardback
ISBN/EAN 9781846825705

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