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The Antiquities of County Clare
Ordnance Survey Letters, 1839
by John O'Donovan & Eugene Curry

The Irish Times
September 1997

The best and most important collection of recently published of recently material is The Antiquities of Clare by John O'Donovan and Eugene Curry (CLASP Press, €21.00). This is an assortment of the letters and field notes written by O'Donovan and Curry during the progress of the Ordnance Survey in County Clare during 1839. The field notes of these two great Gaelic scholars describe graveyards, churches, holy wells, castles, place names and every conceivable aspects of Clare's past. The publishers, Clare Local Studies Project (CLASP), have produced with this book an invaluable collection of material that should be a reference point for all historians, folklorists and archaeologists concerned with County Clare.

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