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The New and Eternal Dunlavin

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Full title: Sir Richard Bulkeley and the Foundation of Dunlavin Village

Creator / Author: Chris Lawlor

Item Type / Page count: Journal Article / 12p

Journal Information: Journal of the County Kildare Archaeological Society, Vol. 19, Number 2, pp. 257-268

When Published: 2003

Publisher / Place of Publication: Co. Kildare Archaeological Society / Kildare.

About:   An essay which examines how, in the second half of the seventeenth-century, a ‘new’ Dunlavin came to be established  on the site that it now occupies. In particular, the author examines the role of the Bulkeley family, especially Richard Bulkeley, Second Baronet of Dunlavin. Although it was a ‘planned town’ not all plans came to fruition, and over the subsequent centuries unforeseen developments occurred.

ID number(s): 0332-0782

Extra #1: View the entry for ‘Dunlavin’ in the Placenames Database of Ireland.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #4: This article won the Lord Walter Fitzgerald Prize Essay 2003

Extra #5: Visit the County Kildare Archaeology Society website.


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