Valentia : A Different Irish Island

By: O'CLEIRIGH, Nellie

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O'CLEIRIGH, Nellie. Valentia : A Different Irish Island. (Dublin): Portobello Press, (1992). First Printing. Pp. (8),1-137,(15). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, illustrated white card covers with black titles to front and spine. A short history of Valentia Island, County Kerry, found just off of Ireland's southwest coast. Valentia was the eastern terminus for the first successful transatlantic telegraph cable to Newfoundland. Of nautical interest: 4. The Trans-Atlantic Cable (29-48); 7. Fishing (72-86). Also: 1. Introduction; 2. The Knights of Kerry; 3. The Land; 5. Landloards, Tenants and Emigration 6; The Quarry; 8. Life in the Big House; 9. Women's Lives; 10.The Famine; 11. Other Newcomers to Valentia; 12. Island Amenities and Spor ts. Small crease to bottom right front corner, else very good. 25.00

Title: Valentia : A Different Irish Island

Author Name: O'CLEIRIGH, Nellie

Categories: 75,

Publisher: Portobello Press, Dublin, 1992, ISBN:0951924907:

Seller ID: 98060

Keywords: NAUTICAL IRELAND VALENTIA ISLAND COUNTY KERRY FISHERIES IRISH HISTORY TRANSATLANTIC CABLE,