Cross by Name but not by Nature
Full title: Crossbridge: ‘The Old Town in the Bog’ – Reminiscences of Crossbridge, County Wicklow
Creator / Author: Helga Mullen and Crossbridge Retirement Group
Item Type / Page count: Book / 165p
When Published: 2002
Publisher / Place of Publication: [The Authors] / Crossbridge, Tinahely, Co. Wicklow.
About: Crossbridge is an area approximately two miles to the west of Tinahely, covering about sixty square miles. This book contains history, folklore and reminiscences of the sixteen townlands that make up the area once known as Moyntagh – the town in the bog. It is another example of an excellently produced history using local people as the focus of research.
ID number(s): None
Chapters: Introduction — Townland Tales — 1798 Rebellion – Hedge Schools — Famine Period — Local Folklore — Stories, Recitations agus Scéalta Eile — Sporting and Walking Traditions — Crossbridge National School — Achievements Down the Years — Crossbridge Community Sports Hall.
Extra #1: Contains photographs.
Extra #2: Contains a fold-out map of the area.
Extra #3: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.
Extra #4: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.