Reviews of Books and Maps


  • J. G. Tyrrell
  • G. F. Mitchell
  • Stephen A. Royle
  • Anngret Simms
  • J. G. Cruickshank
  • J. P. Haughton
  • Kevin Whelan
  • J. A. Walsh
  • Desmond A. Gillmor
  • Mary E. Cawley
  • Kevin Hourihan
  • F. H. A. Aalen
  • A. A. Horner
  • A. J. Parker
  • M. J. Bannon
  • H. J. Pollard
  • Barbara Miller
  • Paul Ferguson
  • Avril Thomas
  • E. Buckmaster



PROMISE AND PERFORMANCE: IRISH ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES ANALYSED, edited by John Blackwell and Frank J. Convery. Dublin: The Resource and Environmental Policy Centre, University College Dublin, 1983. 434 pp. IR£7-95. Reviewed by: J.G. Tyrrell

LANDSCAPE ARCHAEOLOGY IN IRELAND, edited by T. Reeves-Smyth and F. Hamond. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports British Series 116, 1983. 389 pp. £17-00stg. Reviewed by: G.F. Mitchell

IRELAND AND SCOTLAND 1600–1850: PARALLELS AND CONTRASTS IN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, edited by T.M. Devine and D. Dickson. Edinburgh: John Donald, 1983. 283 pp. £16-00stg. Reviewed by: Stephen A. Royle

GEORGIAN DUBLIN: IRELAND'S IMPERILLED ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE, by Kevin C. Reams. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1983. 224 pp. IR£12-95. Reviewed by: Anngret Simms

SOILS OF COUNTY MEATH, by T.F. Finch, M.J. Gardiner, A. Comey and T. Radford. Dublin: An Foras Taluntais Soil Survey Bulletin No. 37, 1983. 162 pp. + 2 maps in colour. IR£10-00. Reviewed by: J.G. Cruickshank

KILLARNEY NATIONAL PARK: AN INTRODUCTORY GUIDE, by Alan Craig. Dublin: National Parks and Monuments Service, Office of Public Works, 1983. 40 pp. IR£0-80. Reviewed by: J.P. Haughton

AGRICULTURE IN IRELAND: A CENSUS ATLAS, by A.A. Horner, J.A. Walsh and J.A. Williams. Dublin: Department of Geography, University College Dublin, 1984. 104 pp. IR£12-00. Reviewed by: Kevin Whelan

A STUDY OF PART-TIME FARMERS IN THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND, by J. Higgins. Dublin: An Foras Taluntais, Socio-economic Research Series, No. 3, 1983. 118 pp. IR£2-50. Reviewed by: J.A. Walsh

DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURE IN THE WEST OF IRELAND 1970–1980, by M.S. 0 Cinneide and M.E. Cawley. Dublin: An Chomhairle Oiluna Talmhaiochta, Blackrock, 1983. 110 pp. IR£12-00; AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT STUDY OF THE MID-WEST REGION. Mid-West Regional Development Organisation and An Foras Taluntais, 1982. 173 pp. IR£5-00. Reviewed by: Desmond A. Gillmor

RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE WEST OF IRELAND: OBSERVATIONS FROM THE GAELTACHT EXPERIENCE, edited by Proinnsias Breathnach. Maynooth: Department of Geography, St Patrick's College, Occasional Paper No. 3, 1983, 87 pp. lR£3-00. Reviewed by: Mary E. Cawley

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN THE KILLALA AREA, by D. O'Cearbhaill and M.S. O'Cinni'ide. Galway: Social Sciences Research Centre, 1983. 65 pp. No price given. Reviewed by: Kevin Hourihan

IRELAND IN THE YEAR 2000: TOWARDS A NATIONAL STRATEGY, ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVES. Dublin: An Foras Forbartha and National Board for Science and Technology, 1983. 99 pp. IR£5-00. Reviewed by: F.H.A. Aalen

ANTIPODE. Volume 12, Number 1. Special issue on Ireland, edited by Jim McLaughlin, Dennis Pringle, Colm Regan and Francis Walsh. Worcester, Mass., (1980). 117 pp. Reviewed by: A.A. Homer

TWENTY YEARS OF PLANNING: A REVIEW OF THE SYSTEM SINCE 1963, by Berna Grist. Dublin: An Foras Forbartha, 1983. 49 pp. IR£3-00. Reviewed by: A.J. Parker

PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT: AN EXAMINATION OF STRATEGIES IN IRELAND AND OTHER EUROPEAN COUNTRIES, by P.C. Humphreys. Dublin: Institute of Public Administration, 1983. 332 pp. IR£18-00. Reviewed by: M.J. Bannon

75:25 IRELAND IN AN UNEQUAL WORLD, by Colm Regan and others. Dublin: Development Education Commission, CONGOOD, 1984. 208 pp. IR£2 00. Reviewed by: H.J. Pollard

SHEETS OF MANY COLOURS: THE MAPPING OF IRELAND'S ROCKS 1750–1890, by Gordon L. Hcrries Davies. Dublin: Royal Dublin Society, 1983. 242 pp. IR£15-00. Reviewed by: Barbara Miller

THE BOOK OF MAPS OF THE DUBLIN CITY SURVEYORS 1695–1827, an annotated list by Mary Clark. Dublin: Dublin Corporation Archives, City Libraries, 1983. 69 pp. IR£3 00. Reviewed by: Paul Ferguson

IRISH MAP HISTORY: A SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SECONDARY WORKS, 1850- 1983, ON THE HISTORY OF CAROGRAPHY IN IRELAND, by Paul Ferguson. Dublin: Tenth International Conference on the History of Cartography, 1983. 26 pp. IR£2-00. Reviewed by: Avril Thomas


FERMANAGH LAKELAND OUTDOOR PURSUITS MAP AND NAVIGATION GUIDE: LOWER LOUGH ERNE. 1:25,000. Belfast: Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland, 1984. £2-00stg; LONDONDERRY STREET MAP. 1:10,000. Belfast: Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland, 1983. £l-50stg. Reviewed by: E. Buckmaster



How to Cite

Tyrrell, J. G., Mitchell, G. F., Royle, S. A., Simms, A., Cruickshank, J. G., Haughton, J. P., Whelan, K., Walsh, J. A., Gillmor, D. A., Cawley, M. E., Hourihan, K., Aalen, F. H. A., Horner, A. A., Parker, A. J., Bannon, M. J., Pollard, H. J., Miller, B., Ferguson, P., Thomas, A., & Buckmaster, E. (2016). Reviews of Books and Maps. Irish Geography, 17(1), 121–135.





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