Books on Sligo (Southern if possible)



· Enniscrone, Killglass, Screen, Ballina: “THE WINDINGS OF THE MOY” by Rev.James Greer (Western People, Ballina, 1986) A reprint with additional material of a book originally published by the author in 1919 Paperback A5, pp. (14), xii, 232, ill.(B&W) IR 10.00 + airmail p&p IR (quotation supplied on request) For further details Email: [email protected]. Contents: Preface; Diary Extracts 1907-1927; Introduction; Moyne Abbey; Killala – The Mouth of The Moy; The Wreck of the Arethusa; Enniscrone Now and Then; Enniscrone as a Sea Resort; The Antiquities of Kilglass Enniscrone; Historic Kilglass; Enniscrone Strand and Baths; Notable Marriages in Kilglass Churches; From Bunree to Barnacolleen; Pullaheeny Easkey; Dromore West; Skreen Training School; The Great Nangle of Skreen; The Monuments and Memorials of Skreen; Enniscrone to Aughris per Lorry; The Churches of Ballina; Ardnaree Church; Ballina as It Was and Is; Ardnaree Church (cont), Foxford – Its Mills and Mountains; The Grave of Michael Davitt (Straide); The Moy amid the Mountains; Glenree amid the Mountains; Meelick Round Tower; Banada Revisited; From Banada to Swinford; Knocknashea; Insomnia or Sleeplessness; Christmas Thoughts; List of Subscribers (1919); Index.

· Sligo: “SLIGO: Medical Care in the Past 1800-1965″ by Patrick J. Henry (Sligo, 1995) ISBN: 1873437099 Paperback A5, pp. 144, ill.(B&W) IR 7.00 + airmail p&p IR (quotation supplied on request) For further details Email: [email protected]. Contents: Map of Co.Sligo; Introduction; Town of Sligo in the 19th Century; Report of Commissioners re: Poor Law Enquiry (1835);Development of Health Services in Ireland; First Sligo Hospitals and Union Workhouse; Possible Role of Nun Nurses in Workhouse; Effects of Famine on Sligo Population; Sligo County Infirmary; District Lunatic Asylum; Sligo Fever Hospital & 1832 Cholera Epidemic; Other Nursing, Hospital & Residential Centres; Dispensaries in Co. Sligo; Certain Sligo Doctors; Doctors of Sligo Origin; Sligo Doctors in the Press; List of Sligo Doctors 1775-1965.

· Sligo: “OLDE SLIGOE” by John C. McTernan (Avena Publications, Sligo, 1995) Reprinted (with Index) 1997 Paperback A5, 552 pp., ill.(B&W) ISBN: 0952059444 IR 12.00 + airmail p&p. For further details Email: [email protected]. Contents:1. Maurice Fitzgerald – The ‘Founding Father’ 2. Castles and Forts – Town Fortifications, 1245-1691 3. Medieval Sligo 4. A Royal Charter 5. Arms of Sligo 6. Echoes of 1641 Rebellion 7. O’Connor-Sligo Estate… Passes into History 8. Chroniclers and Historians: Great Books of County Sligo 9. The ‘Green Fort’ and the Jacobite War 10. Sligo Abbey and its Burial Ground 11. 18th Century Sligo 12. Unanswered Questions: Corporation Affairs, 1612-1722 13. O’Carolan and His Sligo Patrons 14. Sligo and its Surroundings, 1739 15. Landlord Kept Informed: Martin-Wynne Correspondence 16. John Wesley’s Impressions 17. An Actor’s Experience 18. The Linen Industry in Co.Sligo 19. Centy Meets an Untimely Death: O’Rorke-Perceval Duel 20. The ‘Defenders’ in Action 21. History of an Ancient Fishery 22. A Tale of ’98 23. Racing at Bowmroe and Hazelwood 24. Palmerston Visits his Sligo Estate 25. A Fatal Duel at Kilmacowen: Hillas v. Fenton 26. State of the County 1825: John Irwin’s Evidence 27. Caring for Sick & Destitute: County Infirmary & Mendicity Institute 28. Manners & Customs in Old Kilmactigue 29. County Gaol or ‘House of Correction’ 30. The Tithe ‘War’ in Tireragh 31. Cholera Epidemic, 1832: Eyewitness Accounts 32. Impressions of Sligo, 1834 33. Birth of a Newspaper: The ‘Sligo Champion’ 34. Kidnapping and Death: Incident in 1837 County Election 35. The Night of the ‘Big Wind’ 36. The Temperance Movement: Visit of Fr. Mathew 37. Rout of the ‘Penny Boys’: An Episode on Traigh Eothaile 38. The ‘Liberator’ Comes to Town 39. Prelude to Famine: Failure of the Potato Crop, 1845 40. The Fairgreen at Dromore: Fenton’s Loss 41. Unruly Scenes at Graveside: Thady Connellan’s Funeral 42. The Ballad of ‘Anthony Craw’: A Unique Case of Libel 43. When Steamers Plied Lough Gill 44. The Weirs of Lakeview: A Family Squabble 45. Rival Claimants to an Estate: Dr. Carter’s Fortune 46. The ‘Collooney Affair’: Dispute Over a Church Site 47. A Breach of Promise: Henry v. McCarrick 48. Institutes of Learning: Mechanics and Polytechnic Institutes 49. Valentine’s School 50. Hall-Dare and the Templehouse Estate 51. Embanking an Historic Strand: The Transformation of Traigh Eothaile 52. ‘Holy War’ in Ballisodare: The case of Gaughan v. The Harts 53. Fenians at Streedagh: A Failed Adventure 54. Shooting of Captain King: An Election Fatality 55. Borough Loses its Parliamentary Seat 56. Oyster Pirates: Raid on Lissadell Beds57. A Brutal Murder & its Aftermath: McDaid goes to the Gallows 58. Gurteen Meeting Leads to State Trial 59. A Writ for Libel: Vicar Accuses Parish Priest 60. A Fatal Affair at Clogher: A Land ‘War’ Incident 61. Abduction Ends in Marriage: Exploits of Ml.O’Connor 62. A Tidal Wave Hits Sligo 63. Agriculture & Farming Societies, 1842-1990 64. Reminiscences of John Ffoliot 65. Parnell – The Last Hurrah: North Sligo Election, 1891 66. Rosses Point A Century Ago 67. Pioneers of Industrial Development 68. To the ‘Point’ by Steamer 69. Boycotting in South Sligo: The Perdue Affair 70. The Land War in Geevagh 71. Cattle Driving at Riverstown 72. Murder Most Foul: Death of Rosa Di Lucia 73. The ‘Battle of Bunninadden’: Phibbs Makes a Stand 74. The Wm.Bourke Cockran Investment 75. An Historic Election: The Introduction of P.R. 76. Night of Terror in Tubbercurry 77. Musical Recollections: Henry Franklin Remembers; Index

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