The Kirwans of Castlehacket, Co. Galway : history, folklore and mythology in an Irish horseracing family /

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Author / Creator:Lynch, Ronan.
Imprint:Dublin ; Portland, OR : Four Courts Press, c2006.
Description:200 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Kirwan family.
Kirwan family.
Landlord and tenant -- Ireland -- Galway (County) -- History.
Landlord and tenant.
Manners and customs.
Galway (Ireland : County) -- Biography.
Galway (Ireland : County) -- Social life and customs.
Ireland -- Galway (County)
Biography.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/6203624
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ISBN:9781846820281
1846820286
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-195) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Sir John Kirwan (1650-1721) and the tribes of Galway
  • 2. The racing Kirwans of Castlehacket : 'Captain' John Kirwan (1755-1821) and Friar
  • 3. Folklore and mythology at Castlehacket and Knockma
  • 4. The major and the archbishops : education, religion and evangelism in early nineteenth-century Galway
  • 5. The 'improving' landlord : Denis Kirwan at Castlehacket (1843-1872)
  • 6. Nationalism, patriotism and Emily Lawless
  • 7. The final years at Castlehacket : Mrs. Anne Kirwan (1810-1902) and Sir Denis Kirwan Bernard (1882-1956).