Diary of a Parish Priest
Full title: Canon Frederick Donovan’s Dunlavin, 1884-1896: a West Wicklow village in the late nineteenth century
Creator / Author: Chris Lawlor
Item Type / Page count: Book / 64p
When Published: 2000
Publisher / Place of Publication: Irish Academic Press / 44 Northumberland Road, Dublin 4.
About: Canon Donovan served as parish priest of Dunlavin for twelve years towards the end of the 19th century. This short book highlights Canon Donovan’s diary, which provides a picture of the life of Catholics in the area during a time of great change. The book is based on a thesis prepared by the author as part of a Master’s Programme in Local History at Maynooth University.
ID number(s): 0716527243 / 9780716527244
Chapters: Introduction — Donovan’s place: the Dunlavin region, 1881-1901 — Donovan’s parish: religion in Dunlavin, 1881-1901 — Donovan’s politics: nationalist Dunlavin, 1881-1901 — Conclusion — Notes.
WW Connection #1: Apart from the subject matter, the author is a native of Dunlavin.
Extra #1: includes maps.
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