The Kirwans of Castlehacket, Co. Galway : history, folklore and mythology in an Irish horseracing family /
|Author / Creator:||Lynch, Ronan.|
|Imprint:||Dublin ; Portland, OR : Four Courts Press, c2006.|
|Description:||200 p. : maps ; 24 cm.|
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)
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/6203624|
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).