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[River Fergus. Return to an order of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 14 June 1853; - for, A Return ‘of all Communications between the Town Commissioners of Ennis and the Drainage Commissioners, or Board of Works, in relation to the Drainage of the River Fergus.’] List of Communications enclosed in the Paper: - 1846: April 30. Letter from C. Hickey to the Secretary of the Commissioners of Public Works, forwarding a Memorial from the Town Commissioners of Ennis. – 1846: May 7. Letter from Secretary to Dr. Hickey in Reply. – 1850: August 17. Letter from Mr. Healy to T.N. Redington, Esq., forwarding Copies of Resolutions of the Town Commissioners of Ennis for presentation to the Lord Lieutenant. – 1850: September 18. Memorandum in reply to Letter from Dr. Healy sent by Secretary to Sir Thomas Redington. – 1851: September 18. Letter from Secretary to Sir Thomas Redington, in reply to Memorial forwarded by the Town Commissioners of Ennis. – 1851: March. Memorial from the Town Commissioners of Ennis, per G.W. O’Brien, Chairman to his Excellency the Lord Lieutenant. – 1852: March 26. Letter from the Secretary to John Wynne, Esq., in reply to reference of a Memorial forwarded by the Town Commissioners of Ennis to his Excellency the Lord Lieutenant. Keywords: Local History – County Clare, Public Works, Drainage. 6pp. Disbound, housed in a protective file
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be printed
Publication date
1853
SKU
KON0823771

€ 135.00

Crown Lands (Ireland). Return to an order of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 6 August 1844; - for, A Copy of the Report on the Experimental Improvements on the Crown Estate of King William’s Town, in the County of Cork, submitted to Her Majesty’s Commissioners of Woods and Forests, by Richard Griffith, Esq., dated 24 July 1844, in continuation of his last Report, presented to Parliament, and ordered to be printed, on 6 September 1841.] Appendix includes extensive tables relating to the Lands, Livestock, Tenants, Receipts and Expenditure Accounts, and Estimates and Plans for Recommended Works. Keywords: Local History – County Cork, Agriculture, Crown Lands. Illustrated. 24pp. Disbound, housed in a protective file
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be printed
Publication date
1844
SKU
KON0823761

€ 95.00

[Tenements (Roscommon). Return to an order of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 7 June 1867;- for, Returns ‘of the Number of Tenements Revised in the County of Roscommon in the Year 1866.’ ‘And, of the Number of Days each Revisor was Occupied in this Revision, and the Salary paid to each Revisor.’] 2pp. Keywords: 19th Century Ireland, Local History – County Roscommon, Local Government, Taxation, Public Finance. Slightly stained and chipped. Disbound, housed in a protective file
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be printed
Publication date
1867
SKU
KON0825157

€ 25.00

[An Abstract of the Deeds of Conveyance or Lease to the Board of Ordnance, of the Lands of Ballincollig, in the County of Cork; Specifying – The Date of such Deed or Lease; the Number of Acres thereby conveyed; the Amount of the Purchase Money, or Rent reserved; and the Term for which the Grant was made. Also, - Particulars of any Sum or Sums of Money which may have been placed to the Credit of the Board of Ordnance, or received by them, on account of the Rent or Produce of such Part of the said Lands, as are not occupied by the Gunpowder Manufactory or other Buildings erected on said Lands, under Authority of the said Board.] Keywords: Local History –County Cork. 2pp. Disbound, housed in a protective file
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be printed
Publication date
1810
SKU
KON0823760

€ 85.00

[Lough Erne Drainage. Return to an order of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 30 June 1853; - for, Copy ‘of the Report of the Board of Works in Ireland upon the Plan submitted to the Board by the County Surveyor of Fermanagh., relative to the Flood Drainage and Navigation of Lough Erne, and the Works connected therewith’.] A copy of the Report by Mr. Barry D. Gibbons, on the Lough Erne Works, as proposed by Mr. Roderick Gray, the Surveyor of the County of Fermanagh. Keywords: Local History – County Fermanagh, Public Works, Drainage. 6pp. Disbound, housed in a protective file
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be printed
Publication date
1853
SKU
KON0823772

€ 85.00

[Papers Relative to Building a Church in the Parish of Devenish. Returns to orders of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 10th February 1824; - for, - Copies of all Memorials presented, and the particulars of any Representations which may have been made, by any of the Parishioners of the Parish of Devenish, in the County of Fermanagh, to their several Diocesans, during ten years last past, respecting the re-building of a second Church, or Chapel of Ease, near the Village of Garrioch in said Parish; and of the Answers given thereto; with a Statement of any Offers off Land which may have been made, and of any Measures which have been consequently adopted for effecting the same, and for securing to the Protestant Inhabitants of that Division of the Parish the regular performance of Divine Services, as far as might be practicable, until such second Church should be erected; - Of the estimated Extent of said Parish of Devenish, in length and breadth, with the number of Acres comprised therein, and of the Distance of the Distance of the Village of Garrioch from the Parish Church at Monea; - Of the Quantity of Glebe Land in the said Parish; and, if no Glebe House has been erected since the deficiency thereof was reported by the Episcopal Returns of 1820, of the reasons which prevent such Glebe House form being erected; - of the Names and Places of Residence of the Incumbent, and of the Curate or Curates of said Parish; particularly stating whether such Residence is within said Parish, and in the County of Fermanagh, and how long they have resided severally: -Viz. – Copy of a Letter from the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Clogher to the Right Honourable Henry Goulburn; inclosing, (1.) Copy of a Memorial from several of the Protestant Inhabitants of Kilcoe, in the Parish of Devenish, respecting the re-building of a Parish Church, or Chapel of Ease, at Garrison, in the Parish of Devenish; addressed to John Killigrew Dunbar, Esq. (2.) Copy of a Letter from John Killigrew Dunbar, Esq. to the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Clogher; dated Clanbrassel Place, 31st March 1823. (3) Copy of a Letter from John Killigrew Dunbar, Esq. to the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Clogher; dated 9th April 1823. (4.) Copy of a Letter from John Killigrew Dunbar, Esq. to the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Clogher; dated Garrison House, 21st June 1823. (5.) Copy of a Letter from John Killigrew Dunbar, Esq. to the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Clogher; dated 29th January 1823. (6.) Copy of a Communication from the Rev. Hume Lawder, Incumbent of the Parish of Devenish.] Keywords: Local History: County Fermanagh, Church and State. 10pp. Disbound, housed in a protective file
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be printed
Publication date
1824
SKU
KON0823768

€ 195.00

51pp. Illustrated covers and wrappers. Edited with an introduction by the Rev. C. M. Gray-Stack. Keywords: Local history, religion, spirituality
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
The Dean and Chapter of Cashel
Publication date
1959
SKU
KHS1004933

€ 48.00

[River Barrow. Return to an order of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 30 March 1854; - for, A Copy ‘of Report of the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland on the Survey of the River Barrow; and an Account of the Sums of Money Received and Expended on such Survey, from the Year 1842 to 1850 inclusive.’] The Author states ‘No Report was made by the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland. The best Return that can be made to the Order of the Honourable House is the Accompanying Memorandum, preserved in the Office of the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland’. The said Memorandum is Titled [Report of the Commissioners of Public Works communicated to the Meeting of the Proprietors interested in the Lands liable to Flood from the overflow of the River Barrow, assembled at the Town of Monasterevan on the 17th April 1851] The Memorandum states that the Survey could not be completed due to the Treasury’s Decision that any further money for such a purpose should be advanced by the Parties interested. Keywords: Local History - County Kildare; County Offaly; County Laois, Public Works, Drainage. 6pp. Disbound, housed in a protective file
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be printed
Publication date
1855
SKU
KON0823775

€ 125.00

Pamphlet. 16pp. Illustrated cover. Theme is Tipperary's Cistercian foundations
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publication date
1980
SKU
KHS1005039

€ 25.98

Paperback. 101pp. Illustrated. Keywords: Local history, biography
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Patrick Cranley
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Edition
First Edition
SKU
KHS1005065

€ 30.00

205pp. A very rare book. Cloth boards, with title in gilt on spine and front cover. Bookplate on inside front cover. Bumped. Some stains. Good, clean copy, bright text. This very rare book contains the muster roll of the inhabitants of Tipperary five years after the restoration of Charles the second. Previous owner's bookplate on ffep. Keywords: Irish life, local history, public records, taxes
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
James Duffy & Co., Ltd
Publication date
1911
SKU
KHS1004741

€ 1,950.00

Pamphlet. 32pp. n.d. Illustrated wrappers. Irish Classics in Picture Story Series, No 4. Script by Una Morrissey. Drawings by Jerome Sullivan. Keywords: Local history, Irish literature
Publisher
Mercier Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KHS1005095

€ 275.00

Pamphlet. 64pp. Original printers wrappers, some shelf wear. Pages shaded, text clear. A very good copy of this rare book. Keywords: Irish history, local history, biography, poetry, memoir
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
James Duffy
Publication date
1914
Edition
First Edition
SKU
KHS1005036

€ 175.00

Hardback. 174pp. Map and numerous plates and illustrations in the text. Inscribed to his wife by W.R. Grace, his library plate on inside front cover. Original cloth. Title in gilt on spine. Embossed boards. Gilt decoration to front board. Advertisements on endpapers. Hinges splitting. A very good copy with clear, bright text and illustrations. Keywords: Local History - Killarney, County Kerry, Irish History, 19th Century Ireland, Travel, Rare and Antiquarian Books
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Virtue Brothers and Co London
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1865
SKU
KHS0067575

€ 165.00

Pamphlet. 47pp. Keywords: Local history Mayo, Knock
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Custodians of Knock Shrine
Publication date
1979
SKU
KHS1011595

€ 14.00

Hardcover. 192pp. Illus. Frontis photograph of bust of the author. Cloth boards, spine sunned, bumped. Foxing, otherwise a very good clean copy. Bright text. Keywords: Irish literature, Irish life, Tipperary, local history
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Devon-Adair, New York
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1929
Edition
First Edition
SKU
KHS1004737

€ 175.00

[Crown Estate (King William’s Town). Return to an order of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 10 July 1851; - for, A Copy ‘of any reports on the Experimental Improvements on the Crown Estate of King William’s Town, in the County of Cork, submitted to Her Majesty’s Commissioners of Woods and Forests, since the 8th Day of August 1844 – (in continuation of Parliamentary Paper, No. 612, of Session 1844)’.] The Report and Appendix of Richard Griffith, Esq., Office of Public Works, dated 5 June 1851. Appendix includes statements of Receipts and Expenditure of the Estate as well as information relative to the Tenants, Livestock and the Land of the Estate. Keywords: Local History – Co. Cork, Agriculture, Crown Lands. 22pp. Disbound, housed in a protective file
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be printed
Publication date
1851
SKU
KON0823759

€ 195.00

Hardcover. 164pp. Irish language publication. Keywords: Local History - Galway. Plates. Previous owner's signature on ffep
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
An Clochomhar Tta
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1983
Edition
First Edition
SKU
KON0823621

€ 45.00

[Belfast Municipal Boundaries. Return to an order of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 13 June 1853;- for, Copy ‘of Captain Gilbert’s Report upon the proposed Extension of the Boundaries of the Borough of Belfast, as set out in the proposed Bill; together with Copies of all Documents and Memorials laid before him, approving or objecting to such Extension, by Parties Owners of Property within the proposed extended Boundary.] 22pp. Contains a wealth of information including Statistics, Valuations, Taxes and a List of Names of those opposed to the proposed extension of the Boundary. Keywords: 19th Century Ireland, Northern Ireland, Local History – County Antrim, Local Government, Land Law. Disbound, housed in a protective file
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be printed
Publication date
1853
SKU
KON0825166

€ 75.00

Pamphlet. 48pp. Illus. Keywords: Local history, heritage, Irish towns
Publisher
Mary T Keane
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KHS1005131

€ 48.00

Pamphlet. 8 page fold-out. n.d. n.p. Keywords: Local history Mayo, Knock
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KHS1011606

€ 8.00

Hardcover. 52pp. Cloth boards, title gilted on front cover. Corners bumped. Fore edge uncut, t e g. Previous owner's signature. A fine copy. Keywords: Irish music, songs, biography
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Hodges, Figgis & Co
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1910
SKU
KHS1005035

€ 295.00

Paperback. 226pp. Illustrated covers. B/W photographs. Keywords: Local history, Irish life,
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
The Rose Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
SKU
KHS1004934

€ 25.98

[Tyrone Assizes (Jury Panel). Return to an order of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 11 April 1862;- for, Copy ‘of the Challenge to the Array of the Jury Panel at the Late Tyrone Assizes, and of Mr. Justice Christian’s Ruling when Quashing the said Panel, as returned by the Sheriff.’] 4pp. Copy of the Challenge in the Case of the Queen V Joseph Donnelly. Keywords: 19th Century Ireland, Local History – County Tyrone, Policing and Justice, Administration of Justice, Civil and Criminal Law. Small tear affects the right hand edge of the pages. Disbound, housed in a protective file
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be printed
Publication date
1862
SKU
KON0825156

€ 40.00

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