Sligo Field Club Journal Volume 6 2020



Articles included

Sligo Field Club Journal, Vol. 6, 2020, edited by Martin A. Timoney, assisted by Fiona Doherty and Jim Foran.
Martin Wilson’s Presidential and Editorial by Martin A. Timoney
Martin A. Timoney on the Moylough cist found in 1928 and on the dating of fert burials excavated at Knocknashammer in 1977.
Dr. Brian Lacey on the Battle of the Books Cúl Dreimne, Drumcliff and other Sligo associations with Colum Cille.
Eamon P. Kelly on antiquarian research in Co. Sligo and the stories of Moytirra.
Dr. Jim Higgins on sculpture and rood screens at Sligo Abbey and Ballindoon.
Conor McHale on the O’Dowda family of Tireragh.
Dr. John McKeon on Palmerston’s Sligo town properties.
Peter Henry on 19th century Sligo bookplates.
Harry Keaney on the fieldnames of Carrowreagh.
Dr. Conchubhar Ó Crualaoich on Monasterreddan as a placename.
Dr. Don Cotton on peat and wood deposits along the seashore of Co. Sligo.
Rory Callaghy on Des Smith.
Two short articles are being edited, one on WWII events in the Sligo town area and one on God-Out-of-The-Bottle.
Publication due by mid-October, costing €20.  Advance orders appreciated.
Format as in previous years, a few copies of which are still available.


Sale of the Journal is currently unavailable on-line

Several volumes of the Journal are available at Liber Bookshop, O’Connell St., Sligo.
For further details contact:  Sligo Field Club, c/o Larry Mullin, Ballinode, Sligo