Irish Heritage: The Landscape, the People and Their Work

With Illustrations by the author.

Second Impression. Dundalk, W.Tempest / Dundalgan Press, 1942. Octavo. 190 pages.

Original Hardcover. Very good condition with some stronger signs of external wear. Rare !

Includes for example the following essays: The Real Ireland / How Ireland took shape / The Work of Man: Crops and Animals / The Irish Peasant House / The Interior [of the Irish] House:

Fireside and Food / Village and Booley / Farm Buidlings / Seedtime / Harvest / Carts and Roads / Spades / Wood, Skin, Straw and Rush Work / The Bog / The Seashore / Festivals and Fairs:


The Country Town / Some [irish] Customs and Beliefs:


For example the writer mentions a bull-roarer from Cape Clear (Its Irish name is Clairin Buirthe) /

/ Illustrations of Bullauns / Boyne Curragh / Dolmen /

Tie of fir-rope (County Down) / Tools of a scollop thatcher / Creepie / County Armagh Cottage Hearth with Brace (Derryinver and Derrytrasna)

/ Milk churns / Wooden plough etc. etc. Bee-hive in Donluce (County Antrim) etc.


Book Irish Heritage