Liffey Valley Memories
Full title: Memories of the Liffey Valley
Creator / Author: Liffey Valley Heritage Group
Item Type / Page count: Book / 92p
When Published: 1992
Publisher / Place of Publication: Blessington Community Enterprise Group / Blessington, Co. Wicklow
About: This book is a compilation of stories and recollections gathered together by the Liffey Valley Heritage Group during a six-month period in the early 1990s. The major event of the flooding of the valley in 1940 which permanently altered the landscape is recalled through the memories of some of the people most affected by it.
ID number(s): None
Chapters: A changing landscape — Placenames and history — Working the land — The home — Local industry — Healers and Holy wells –Weddings and wakes — Entertainment — The supernatural — Bibliography — Interviewees — Sponsors.
Extra #1: Contains many photographs and illustrations.
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