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  • Collection: National Library of Ireland

basic services and facilities for caravans pending the provision of permanent accommodationLink to document

19 original portraits of staff employed in the Ordnance Survey between 1907 and 1920.

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The tinker and the fairy.

From the book Poets and dreamers :


Table of Contents:
Raftery
West Irish ballads
Jacobite ballads
An Craoibhin's [i.e. Douglas Hyde's] poems
Boer ballads in Ireland
A sorrowful lament for Ireland
Mountain theology
Herb-healing
The…

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Fairground Travellers, known also as Showpeople or Carnival people, are part of the larger Irish Traveller community. They are the entertainers in fairgrounds and carnivals, the people who work the booths and the rides. In the medieval era and for…

Two impudent itinerant ballad-singers, obtrude themselves into the presence of Erin, and interupt "her young man", who is singing the only song she cares to listen to. - The scamps are however speedily ejected.

Ink and pencil drawing 20 x 26.2 cm

There is a manuscript book for almost every civil (Church of Ireland) parish in the country giving the names of occupiers of each townland, the amount of land held and the sums to be paid in tithes. Because the tithes were levied on agricultural…

The process of valuation was painstakingly thorough, involving multiple visits by valuation teams to analyse all of the factors influencing the economic status of the property: the chemical and geological properties of the land; average rents paid in…
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