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The history of Sligo

town and county

by Terence O"Rorke

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Published by James Duffy & Co. in Dublin .
Written in English


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Bibliographical footnotes.

StatementT. O"Rorke
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
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Open LibraryOL24786532M

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. These are the time book and miscellaneous business papers of the Sligo Furnace Company in Dent County, Missouri. The time book includes the names, occupations, and wages of workers from April through March The miscellaneous papers include an inventoryFile Size: KB.

Finding Your Family in County Sligo This illustrated, well indexed book, was created exclusively to help you find your family in County Sligo, Ireland. Focusing specifically on families within the county, it includes an introduction to research and sources in Sligo. The most numerous families from birth records are given, as well as rather rare Sligo families found in heraldic records. Birth Records, Co. Sligo (Searchable) Includes the districts of Dromore, Sligo and Tobercurry; Marriage Records, Co. Sligo (Searchable) Includes the districts of Dromore, Sligo and Tubbercurry; Death Records, Co. Sligo (Searchable) Church/Parish Records. Ahamlish (Cliffoney) Marriage Index, Co. Sligo, ; Ballisodare and Kilvarnet Baptism.

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] History of Dent County, Missouri with pages including 63 pages of biographies plus 29 Dent County communities on 5 historical maps. Includes history and genealogy for Salem, Sligo, Lake Spring, Jadwin, Montauk, MO., Civil War, Goodspeed, Goodspeed's, Goodspeeds, biographies, biography, family, .


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The history of Sligo by Terence O"Rorke Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sligo Heritage and History Club members. This club was set up in Mayits aim is to recover and revive local and history through. 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   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. Early Christian historians attempted to construct a narrative that linked the first waves of people to arrive in Ireland with the.

County Sligo Ireland BOOKS Sligo Bookstores. Visit The Book Nest Sligo's friendly book and coffee shop by the river on the internet. It has all the local publications from Sligoin stock.

There is an online order form or one you can mail in and prices are listed in both $ and £. The patron of the Annals of the Four Masters was Ferghal O Gadhra of Coolavin in south County Sligo.

Coat of Arms. This crest was adopted by Sligo County Council in The design on the black shield, which shows an open book on which there is a Celtic Cross and a red rose, represents collectively the literary and cultural history of Sligo.

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.

Founding of Sligo Although reference is made to the place, Sligeach (Shelly River), as early as A.D. 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. Cholera was the nightmare disease of the early nineteenth century and Sligo’s claim to fame in medical history is that it was the worst affected provincial town in all of Ireland (or Britain) by the cholera pandemic of There is still uncertainty about the exact death toll with estimates varying from to up to in a six-week period.

The history of Sligo: town and county by O'Rorke, Terence. Publication date [] Topics Sligo, Ire. -- History Publisher Dublin, J. Duffy Collection kellylibrary; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Kelly - University of Toronto Language Pages:   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

History of Sligo by W. Wood-Martin,Hodges, Figgis edition, History of Sligo ( edition) | Open Library. A celebration of Sligo: first essays for Sligo Field Club: Sligo Sligo Field Club National Library of Ireland: p.

W.G. Wood Martin: History of Sligo, county and town, from the close of the Revolution of to the present time: Dublin Hodges, Figgis, & Co National Library of Ireland Ir w 1: 3 vols, p.

W.G. Wood Martin. History of Sligo, county and town, from the close of the Revolution of to the present time - Scholar's Choice Edition [Wood-Martin, W G. ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. History of Sligo, county and town, from the close of the Revolution of to the present time - 5/5(2).

The history of Sligo: town and county Vol 1 - Kindle edition by Terence O'Rorke. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The history of Sligo: town and county Vol /5(1). Today Sligo is a prosperous town, which remains steeped in history.

Many of the winding streets have remained unchanged for centuries and the town is easily explored on foot. Inland the history is woven like a tapestry into the landscape and reveals over 5, archaeological sites. The County Sligo Heritage and Genealogy Centre is part of a national network of genealogical centres in Ireland and is a member of the Irish Family History Foundation.

We are the officially designated Genealogy Research Centre for County Sligo. Emigration from County Sligo. County Sligo is an area of stunning beauty situated on the North West. 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.

Clayton Hotel Sligo: Hotel with an Interesting History - See 1, traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Clayton Hotel Sligo at Tripadvisor.4/5. The design on the black shield, which shows an open book on which there is a Celtic Cross and a red rose, represents collectively the literary and cultural history of Sligo.

These refer to such early works as the Books of Ballymote and Lecan, while the rose was a significant theme in the poetry of rank: 22nd. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.

The history of Sligo: town and county Item Preview Photocopied book. Some text and images are faded. Addeddate Call number Camera. 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. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wood-Martin, W.G. (William Gregory), History of Sligo, county and town. Dublin: Hodges.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.This is a short, yet very rare publication by the Sligo Chronicle newspaper.

It contains a complete business directory for Sligo in It also contains a very detailed set of "Local memoranda" concerning the county, including a history of Sligo county and details about Sligo town, and the towns of Rosses Point, Ballymote, Collooney.