5492 Local History Review Federation of Local History Societies
Volume 18 2013 €10.00
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The Federation of Local History Societies v
Federation Officers/Committee 2012-2013 vii
Editorial ix
Arthur Young's – A Tour of Ireland, 1776-1779 by Denis Marnane 1
The Drumm Battery Railcars, 1932-1949 by James Scannell 11
From Dublin to Strabane, An Irish Doctor's Travels in 1810 by Johnny Dooher 21
The Hunt/De Vere family and some descendants by Jim Heffernan 28
Talking About – “Talking About History” by Padraig Laffan 41
Verda Fjord, Urbs Intacta, Crystal City by Julian Walton 47
The Cantillons and Crosbies of Ballyheigue, Co. Kerry by Bryan MacMahon 60
Naas Ancient and Modern by Paddy Behan 66
From Village to Resort, From Town to Suburb. Clontarf since 1760 by Claire Gogarty 74
A Cautionary Tale by Alan Counihan 80
The Sharkey Sisters, Strokestown by Edward J. Law 92
Colonel Fiach “Luke O'Toole”, the Eleven Years War and All That by Cathal Mac Oireachtaigh 100
A Gift of Love by Kitty Hughes 108
News and Views
Celebration of Sir Edward Lovett Pearce by Pat Sheridan 112
Weakfield Eviction Slab by Albert Siggins 113
Riverstown Foot Beagles by Mary Crowley 115
Time Will Wait for Nobody by Brendan Matthews 116
Sir George Forbes – Knight of Nova Scotia by Doreen McHugh 117
North/South by Larry Breen 120
Society News
Cloyne Literary and Historical Society, Co. Cork by Maire Guillot 120
Birr Historical Society by Teresa Ryan Feehan 121
Birr Workhouse Conference by Teresa Ryan Feehan 122
Rathmichael Historical Society by James Scannell 123
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Co. Wicklow by James Scannell 125
Old Drogheda Society by Betty Quinn 127
Old Dublin Society by James Scannell 128
Clane Local History Group, Co. Kildare by Brendan Cullen 130
Federation Events
Local History Ireland Seminar – Iniskeen, Co. Monaghan 132
AGM 2013 Waterford 134
Chairman's Report 139
Federation Visit to Bath, Wiltshire and South Cotswolds 141
FLHS and FULS visit to Aras an Uachtarain 144
History Ireland Festival, 2013 – Carlow 145
Federation's Joint Visit to Derry City 146
List of Federation Members 148
Dates for Your Diary 153
Membership Application/Renewal Form 154
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