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History of Sligo

W. G. Wood-Martin

History of Sligo

county and town

by W. G. Wood-Martin

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Published by Dodd"s Antiquarian Books in Sligo [Ireland] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sligo (Ireland : County),
  • Sligo (Ireland)
    • Subjects:
    • Sligo (Ireland : County) -- History.,
    • Sligo (Ireland) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby W.G. Wood-Martin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA990.S6 W6 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1469213M
      LC Control Number93130823

      Oct 01,  · Read "The History of Sligo: Town and County - Vol. I" by Terrence O’Rorke available from Rakuten Kobo. Sign up today and get $5 off your first purchase. This classic and well-loved history of Sligo was first published in The present edition has been reformatted using Brand: Clachan Publishing. Tubbercurry is centrally located on the NSligo/Galway Road. It is 20 Miles from Sligo Town, 23 Miles from Castlebar (the County Town of Mayo) and 20 Miles from Boyle, County Roscommon. Tubbercurry as a settlement place is on the map for over years.

      The rootsireland web site for County Sligo has some Methodist circuit transcriptions now available online from as early as Roman Catholic [edit | edit source] The FHL (Family History Library) has copies of some of the original Roman Catholic parish registers of County Sligo parishes in its collection. You can identify these listed online. Dec 16,  · This new book on county Sligo’s experiences in the upheaval of is the first in a series of new works by Four Courts Press that will publish local studies of the Irish revolution. Michael Farry’s slim but useful book takes us through how Sligo experienced political mobilisation and .

      ‘Sligo’s Racing Tradition (Reference “ Sligo Races”, 50 Years of Racing at Cleveragh by Rory O’Beirne) In August County Sligo Race Committee celebrated fifty years of horseracing at Cleveragh racecourse, which is situated within the Borough of Sligo and is reputed to be one of the most picturesque courses in the country. A short history of Sligo Gaol. Sligo Gaol, or more correctly the County Prison, was constructed between and , on a six and a half acre greenfield site to the east of Sligo town.


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History of Sligo by W. G. Wood-Martin Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book details the history, and folklore, of Co. Sligo with particular reference to North Sligo. It covers the period from the first Neolithic settlements to through the War of Independence to the assassination of Lord Louis Mountbatten off the Mullaghmore coast in Sligo Heritage and History Club has 17, members.

This club was set up in Mayits aim is to recover and revive local and history through. "Herring of Sligo and salmon of Bann, Has made in Bristol many a rich man".

At this time, Sligo was a prosperous trading port, exporting fish, wool, cow hide, and timber, while importing wine, salt and iron.

Saffron was imported as well, for its use as a dye as well as indigo which is mentioned as a common colour for clothing in the Sligo area.

This classic and well-loved history of Sligo was first published in Its author, the Rev. Archdeacon Terrence O'Rorke, was born and bred in Sligo, This important history is, of course, a product of his times and situation, however, it remains a work of fascination for anyone with connections to Sligo's past and its people, and - because of the importance of the events played out in that Author: Terrence O'rorke.

May 06,  · History of Sligo County and Town by William George Wood-Martin () published between and in three volumes tells the story of the region from ancient times until the late 19th century.

The prehistory of Sligo is inseparable from ancient mythology. Sligo sources of local history a catalogue of the local history collection, with an introduction and guide to sources compiled Sligo Sligo County Library National Library of Ireland Ir m County Sligo Heritage & Genealogy Centre is supported by the Department of Rural and Community Development and POBAL through the Community Services Programme.

County Sligo Heritage & Genealogy Society also gratefully acknowledges the assistance of Sligo County Council and Co. Sligo Leader Partnership Co.

Ltd. County Sligo Heritage and Genealogy Centre, Sligo, Ireland. K likes. The County Sligo Heritage and Genealogy Centre provides genealogical services for people tracing their County Sligo roots/5(3). Leabhar Mor Leacan.

The Great Book of Lecan. A manuscript written between and Compiled by Adamh O' Cuirnin for Gilla Íosa Mor mac Donnchadh MacFhirbhisigh chief poet (Ollamh) of the O'Dowds of Tir Fiacrach. Contains copies of the: Ban Senchus The HIstory of the Women of Ireland. The History of Sligo: Town and County; Volume 1 [Terence O'Rorke] on bestwesternkitchenerwaterloo.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is 5/5(1). The town of Sligo has its beginnings in the Anglo/Norman occupation of Ireland when Maurice Fitzgerald built the castle of Sligo in and the Dominican Abbey was founded in The area also figures prominently in the golden age of monastic Ireland symbolised by the Tara Brooch, the Ardagh Chalice and the Book of Kells.

Sligo, county in the province of Connaught, northwestern Ireland. It is bounded by Counties Leitrim (east), Roscommon (southeast), and Mayo (southwest); an arm of the Atlantic Ocean forms its other borders. The town of Sligo is the county seat. Nearly half of Sligo is rough pasture, predominantly.

Sligo County Council will support you in realizing this great ambition.” A significant part of this year’s events was the presence of many more Spanish people than ever before. They came to the festival from Sligo, from elsewhere in Ireland, and indeed from Spain itself.

The earliest item in the collection is a time book for company employees at Sligo. The time book begins April and continues through March Some of the pages in the volume have suffered corner and edge damage from rodents during years of storage, but most of the information survived. The. County Sligo (/ ˈ s l aɪ ɡ oʊ / SLY-goh, Irish: Contae Shligigh) is a county in bestwesternkitchenerwaterloo.com is located in the Border Region and is part of the province of Connacht.

Sligo is the administrative capital and largest town in the county. Sligo County Council is the local authority for the county. The population of the county is 65, according to the census, making it the 3rd most Area rank: 22nd. Sligo, in common with many other parts of Ireland, had frequently — we might almost say continuously — felt the cruel scourge of war.

Its traditional and authentic history, so far as can be traced, is distinguished principally by accounts of murderous, plundering expeditions of neighboring districts against each other, or sanguinary encounters amongst the inhabitants of various parts of.

Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. search Search the Wayback Machine. Featured texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection Full text of "The history of Sligo: town and county".

Sligo A short history Although an exhaustive history of Sligo is beyond the scope of this site, we will try and give a brief outline. Several excellent books are also available on the topic, which we will reference at the bottom of the page. The book is called, History & Memories of Kilmactigue Parish and it will be on sale at the launch and in local shops from August 4th.

It can also be ordered on line from [email protected] Sligo’s history is rich and ancient with evidence of inhabitation dating back a dizzying 5, years. A Wild Atlantic Way county, Sligo is in many ways inextricably linked with the sea.

Even the word ‘Sligo’ comes from the Gaelic word ‘Sligeach’ meaning ‘the shelly place’. Dec 18,  · Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.

search Search the Wayback Machine. Featured texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection The history of Sligo: town and county Item PreviewPages: History of Sligo, County and Town: From the accession of James I.

to the Revolution of Preview this book Page 31 - the only history worth reading is that written at the time of which it treats, the history of what was done and seen, heard out of the mouths of the men who did and saw.

One fresh draught of such history is worth more.That book gives hundreds of family histories from County Sligo, and the surrounding areas. " County Sligo Genealogy and Family History Notes", volume 24 in the series, expands upon that coverage with added families and new resources just for Sligo.