Achill Island – Archaeology, History and Folklore
by Theresa McDonald
A comprehensive account of the history, archaeology and folklore of Achill Island by Theresa McDonald. Chapters include Geography, Prehistoric Achill, the Early Medieval Island, the Ruling Families of Achill, the Late Medieval Island, Pre-Famine Achill, Traveller’s Tales, The Great Famine 1845-9, the Achill Mission 1831-86, Encumbered Estates & Achill Landowners, Post-Famine Achill, Emigrants and Migrants, Famous Characters, Guide to the Archaeological Sites of Achill and Folklore of Achill.
Paperback (372pp plus fold-out map at rear).