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    Contrasting fortunes of two Fingal ‘Big Houses’ in modern times: Kenure House and Ardgillan Castle


    Whearity, Peter Francis (2008) Contrasting fortunes of two Fingal ‘Big Houses’ in modern times: Kenure House and Ardgillan Castle. Dublin Historical Record, 61 (1). pp. 26-49. ISSN 0012-6861

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    Abstract

    The aim of this study is to examine the background of the houses named above with a view to answering some questions as to why one survived while the other perished. The work will be set in three parts, the first part will deal with the history of big houses of Ireland in general and the diverse factors which influenced their history. The second part will focus on the two houses’ which concern this study and give a synopsis of their individual history. The third part will seek to take an overview of the determining factors which led to the positions as pertains today.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Fingal; Big Houses; modern times; Kenure House; Ardgillan Castle;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Arts,Celtic Studies and Philosophy > History
    Item ID: 8696
    Depositing User: IR Editor
    Date Deposited: 11 Sep 2017 13:57
    Journal or Publication Title: Dublin Historical Record
    Publisher: Old Dublin Society
    Refereed: Yes
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