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The Irish country house : its past, present and future / Terence Dooley & Christopher Ridgway, editors.

Dublin : Four Courts Press, c2011.
Physical Description:
267 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Reference Library
DA985 .I75 2011 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Selected conference papers.
"This volume of essays originated from the Annual Historic Houses of Ireland Conferences hosted by the Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses and Estates at the National University of Ireland Maynooth since its establishment in 2004"--P. 17.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Country homes -- Ireland -- Congresses.
Country homes -- Ireland -- History -- Congresses.
Historic buildings -- Ireland -- Congresses.
Historic buildings -- Ireland -- History -- Congresses.
Ireland -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Dooley, Terence A. M., 1964-
Ridgway, Christopher.
National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses and Estates.
Historic Houses of Ireland Conference.

  • Biography and the meaning of an Irish country house : William Conolly and Castletown / Patrick Walsh
  • An absentee family's suburban demesne : the making of Mount Merrion, Co. Dublin / Finola O'Kane
  • Gothic in post-Union Ireland : the uses of the past in Adare, Co. Limerick / Judith Hill
  • Irish landlords and the Wyndham Land Act, 1903 / Patrick Cosgrove
  • The burning of country houses in Co. Offaly during the revolutionary period, 1920-3 / Ciarán J. Reilly
  • "Ascendancy's ... last big jamboree" : big house society in Northern Ireland, 1921-69 / Olwen Purdue
  • "It was like a scene from the ball in Gone with the wind" : social life at Castle Hyde, 1931-88 / Terence Dooley
  • The Music in the Irish Country House project : origins and objective / Karol Mullaney-Dignam
  • Education and the historic house : where the past has a value for the future / Danielle O'Donovan & Jennifer McCrea
  • Making and meaning in the country house : new perspectives in England, Ireland and Scotland / Christopher Ridgway
  • The twilight of the ascendancy and the big house : a view from the twenty-first century / Allen Warren.