6992 Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society
Volume 55. 2003. €20.00
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Editorial ix
A very puzzling Irish Missal by John A. Claffey 1
Both King and Vassal: Feidlim Ua Conchobair of Connacht, 1230-65 by Freya Verstraten 13
Roscommon Castle : Underestimated in terms of location? by Margaret Murphy 38
John Lynch of Galway (c. 1599-1677): his career, exile and writing by René d’Ambrières & Éamon Ó Ciosáin 50
Two Score Galway troopers in France by Eoghan Ó hAnnracháin 64
‘The Battle of Rushveala’: Origin and outcome of a faction fight at Oughterard, Co. Galway, on 8 December 1837 by James Mitchell 72
Galway Catholic Parish Churches, 1846 by Alf Mac Lochlainn 86
From Anatomy to Zoophagy: A Biographical note on Frank Buckland by Timothy Collins 91
Archaeological Sites of interest surrounding the Turoe Stone by Kieran Jordan & Tom O’Connor 110
An Assessment of the Meteorological Archives from N.U.I. Galway 1861-1966 by Kieran R. Hickey 117
A Region of Sturdy Smallholders? Western Nationalists and Agrarian Politics during the First World War by Tony Varley 127
Landscape and Literature by Patrick Sheeran 151
Tributes to Joe O’Halloran by Dick Lyng & Ann and Len Ivins 159
Reviews 163
Notes on Contributors 186
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