The author has produced a revised and updated version of this acclaimed book, first published in 1985. New photographs, extra tales about Necarne Castle and Castle Archdale, social history of the 19th century, education and schools, the railway, churches, historical sites near the town, Irvinestown Workhouse, industry in the area, reminiscences of the 1900s and 1950s, the “Troubles”, committees and sports clubs, and new appendices including Irish derivations of the townlands around Irvinestown, nursery rhymes and skipping songs collected in the area, and extracts from Royal Irish Constabulary confidential police diary (1893-1925), and inscriptions from the Tower graveyard.
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ISBN 0 9510109 05
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This project has been funded by a grant from the Heritage Council of Ireland. It has also received funding from Cavan-Monaghan Rural Development Co-op under the National Rural Development Programme. Funded by the Irish Government and part-financed by the European Union under the National Development Plan 2000-2006.