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Getting to Know the Neighbours

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Full title: The Little Book of Kildare

Creator / Author: Chris Lawlor

Item Type / Page count: Book / 143pp

When Published: 2015

Publisher / Place of Publication: The History Press Ireland / 50 City Quay, Dublin 2

About: This book is a miscellany of short pieces on aspects of Kildare’s history, social life, personalities, and culture. It is a gentle introduction to the county that is the equine centre of Ireland and it follows on from the author’s similar book on Wicklow.

ID number(s): 9781845888626 / 9780750963817

Contents: Introduction — Monastic Kildare — Kildare’s Great Houses — Kildare Rebels — Success and Failure: Industrial Kildare – Kildare’s Literary Ladies – A County in Chaos: Kildare in 1798 – Kildare’s Earls: a Noble Tradition – Troubled Times: Kildare 1914-24 – Breeders and Bloodstock: Kildare and Horses — Kildare’s Historic Towns.

WW Connection #1: The author is a native of Dunlavin, West Wicklow.

Extra #1: Includes several illustrations.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

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

Extra #4: Link to the Publisher’s website.

Extra #5: Link to the author’s blog.

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