The Historian as Detective: Uncovering Irish Pasts Essays in honour of Raymond Gillespie

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Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2021-12-10
Publisher(s): Four Courts Press
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This collection of short essays presents the fruits of painstaking investigations conducted by over eighty scholars of history, early Irish, nua-Ghaeilge, archaeology, osteoarchaeology, forensic anthropology, geography and classical studies who have delved into Ireland’s past and pieced together fragments of evidence to uncover the fascinating truth behind an array of curious tales about intriguing characters, events and vestiges of by-gone days.

Author Biography

Terence Dooley is Professor of History at Maynooth University in Kildare. Mary Ann Lyons is Professor of History at Maynooth University in Kildare. Salvador Ryan is Professor of Ecclesiastical History at the Pontifical University, St Patrick’s College Maynooth in Co. Kildare.

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