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Illingworth, Ruth

The little book of Westmeath / Ruth Illingworth. - 144 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm

Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction -- History -- People -- Places -- The arts -- Myths, legends, and haunted Westmeath -- Crime and punishment -- Sporting Westmeath -- Business, trade and industry -- This, that and the other -- Bibliography.

Compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts about County Westmeath. Here you will find out about Westmeath's history and archaeology, its myths and legends, its culture and sport and its famous (and occasionally infamous) men and women. Through quaint villages and bustling towns, this book takes the reader on a journey through County Westmeath and its vibrant past. A reliable reference book and a quirky guide, this can be dipped into time and time again to reveal something new about the people, the heritage and the secrets of this fascinating county.

9781845882273 (hardback) 184588227X (hardback)


Westmeath (Ireland)--Description and travel.
Westmeath (Ireland)--Social life and customs.
Westmeath (Ireland)--History.

DA990.W4 / I45 2016


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