A collection of essays with a new preface by Raymond Gillespie, which highlights some of the more significant contributions to Cavan history over the last decade.
Table of contents
Introduction: People, Place and Time, by Raymond Gillespie
1. Perspectives on the Making of the Cavan Landscape, by P.J. Duffy
2. Cavan: A Medieval Border Area, by Ciaran Parker
3. The Anglicisation of East Breifne: The O’Reillys and the Emergence of County Cavan, by Bernadette Cunninghan
4. The Reformation in Kilmore before 1641, by Alan Ford
5. Faith, Family and Fortune: The Structures of Everyday Life in Early Modern Cavan, by Raymond Gillespie
6. The Formation of the Modern Catholic Church in the Diocese of Kilmore, 1580 1880, by James Kelly
7. Poverty and the Famine in County Cavan, by Margaret Crawford
8. The Emergence and Consolidation of the Home Rule Movement in County Cavan, 1870-86, by Gerard Moran
9. Cavan in the Era of the Great War, 1914-18, by Eileen Reilly
About the Editor
Raymond Gillespie is a History Professor at Maynooth University. He focuses his researches on social change in early modern Ireland and is currently working on the diffusion of print and the changing experience of reading in Ireland 1580-1700.