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The West Of Ireland: Part 1, Counties Athlone, Clare and Galway

The West Of Ireland: Part 1, Counties Athlone, Clare and Galway

Henry Coulter

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Part 1 of a 3 part series, these are the opening eleven chapters of Henry Coulter book The West of Ireland: Its Existing Condition and Prospects, first published in 1862.

It offers local historians and genealogists access for the first time to the specific sections of this important historic source related to Counties Athlone, Clare and Galway and the Connemara area. It reports on poor harvests and the prospect of impending famine and state of agriculture and trade. It gives a contemporary account of workhouses, gombeen men, high rents and evictions.

It is a treasure trove for those interested in the history of the area and for finding out about the life and circumstances of one's ancestors.

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Author Henry Coulter
Publisher Clachan
Publication date 13 Apr 2013
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9781291250411

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