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The farm by Lough Gur

Mary Carbery

The farm by Lough Gur

the story of Mary Fogarty (Sissy O"Brien)

by Mary Carbery

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Lilliput Press in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Farm life,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementas told to Mary Carbery ; with an introduction by Shane Leslie ; and decorations by Elizabeth Corsellis
    ContributionsLough Gur Development Co-Operative
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA925 .C3 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 288 p. :
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25019989M
    ISBN 109781843511748, 9781845311755
    LC Control Number2011389980

    out of 5 stars The Farm By Lough Gur Reviewed in the United States on April 7, A loving family story about Catholic life on an Irish farm in the mid 's. This is the story of my family and Mary Carbery has done a splendid job of capturing the time and events and wrapping the lives of the O'Brien family around them.5/5.   "The Farm by Lough Gur" was first published in London in and quickly reprinted. It was well received in England and a best-seller in Dublin. Some questioned its quiet recall of an elysian rural Ireland before the Land War, its image of a contented Victorian world in the rich lands of east Limerick that rather jarred with the rhetoric of De Author: Mary Carbery.

    out of 5 stars The Farm By Lough Gur. Reviewed in the United States on April 7, Verified Purchase. A loving family story about Catholic life on an Irish farm in the mid 's. This is the story of my family and Mary Carbery has done a splendid job of capturing the time and events and wrapping the lives of the O'Brien family around them.5/5(7). The book ‘The Farm by Lough Gur’ written by Mary Carberry has been re-launched following much local interest. This true story is based on the life of Sissy O’Brien who lived on the farm at Lough Gur in the mid 19th century, as told to Mary Carberry. A fascinating account of ordinary domestic life in Ireland.

      from The Farm by Lough Gur by Mary Carbery (Longmans, ). Burning the land We have had a long, dry spell and there have been a number of gorse fires recently in our neighbourhood: this one occurred on May Eve – traditionally a time in Ireland when bonfires were lit – although the gorse fires have nothing to do with that tradition. Elizabeth Corsellis is the author of The Farm by Lough Gur ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 1 review, published ) and The Farm by Lough Gur ( avg rat /5.


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Set in rural Ireland in the 19th-century, this is the true story of a family that lived on a farm by Lough Gur in County Limerick, a world in itself. The master with his men, the mistress with her maids, all Cited by: 1. The true story of the author's family who lived on a farm by Lough Gur, an enchanted lake in a remote part of County Cork, where pagan customs survive in twentieth-century Ireland/5(1).

Mary Carbery ( - ) edited 'Mrs Elizabeth Freke, Her Diary, to ' () and was the author of several books, including 'The Farm by Lough Gur' (), a celebrated account of farm life in Ireland during the nineteenth century, and 'Happy World' (), a memoir.5/5(7).

The farm by Lough Gur [Mary Carbery] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(4). The Farm by Lough Gur The book ‘The Farm by Lough Gur’ written by Mary Carberry has been re-launched following much local interest. This true story is based on the life of Sissy O’Brien who lived on the farm at Lough Gur in the mid 19th century, as told to Mary Carberry.

A fascinating account of ordinary domestic life in Ireland. We spent four days in the tiny village of Bruff, close to Lough Gur a beautiful little lake at the base of a steep and rugged hill in County Limerick, Ireland.

Its a magical place steeped in folk lore, history and archeological significance and this memoir is an account of what it was like to grow up on a farm nearby in post famine, 19th century Ireland/5.

The Farm by Lough Gur was first published in London in and quickly reprinted. It was well received in England and a best-seller in Dublin. Set in rural Ireland in the 19th-century, this is the true story of a family that lived on a farm by Lough Gur in County Limerick, a world in itself.

The farm by Lough Gur: the story of Mary Fogarty (Sissy O'Brien) Hardcover – January 1, by Mary Toulmin CARBERY (Author)5/5(7).

The Farm by Lough Gur was first published in London in and quickly reprinted. It was well received in England and a best-seller in Dublin.

It was well received in England and a best-seller in Dublin. The Farm by Lough Gur. By Mary Carbery. (Longmans.

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"The Farm by Lough Gur" was first published in London in and quickly reprinted. It was well received in England and a best-seller in Dublin. Some questioned its quiet recall of an elysian rural Ireland before the Land War, its image of a contented Victorian world in the rich lands of east Limerick that rather jarred with the rhetoric of De Valera's Ireland.5/5(6).

The Farm by Lough Gur is the story of Mary Fogarty (Sissy O’Brien), born in as told to and written by Lady Mary Carbery. It was published by Longmans, Green & Co in and has been reprinted in June It is an account of life in Ireland during the second half of the 19th century.

Synopsis Set in rural Ireland in the 19th-century, this is the true story of a family that lived on a farm by Lough Gur in County Limerick, a world in itself. The master with his men, the mistress with her maids, all worked in happy unity. The four little girls, growing up in this Reviews: 6.

A branch of this family were the subject of a book – The Farm by Lough Gur, written in the 19th century, which says they were burnt out in Ballinalacken in Co.

Clare, before they came to Lough Gur. This family would have been reasonably wealthy as the original farm they rented in Limerick was over acres.

The Archaeology of Lough Gur – Posting Within Ireland € Add to cart; Sale. The Farm by Lough Gur € € Add to cart; This is Lough Gur – The Jewel of an Antique Land € Add to cart. 'The Farm by Lough Gur' was first published in London in and quickly reprinted.

It was well received in England and a best-seller in Dublin. Some questioned its quiet recall of an elysian rural Ireland before the Land War its image of a contented Victorian world in the rich lands of east Limerick that rather jarred with the rhetoric of De Brand: Elizabeth Corsellis.

The Farm By Lough Gur. The Story of Mary Fogarty (Sissy O'Brien). With an Introduction by Shane Leslie and Decorations by Elizabeth Corsellis.

Carbery, Mary. 'The Farm by Lough Gur was first published in London in and quickly reprinted. It was well received in England and a best-seller in Dublin. Some questioned its quiet recall of an elysian rural Ireland before the Land War, its image of a contented Victorian world in the rich lands of east Limerick that rather jarred with the rhetoric of De Valera's Ireland.

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The archaeology of Lough Gur is set within the context of archaeological research in Ireland over the past 70 years and where possible a chronology and interpretation of sites is presented.

Excavations began in Lough Gur almost years ago and the great campaigns of investigation by Seán P. Ó Ríordáin from – opened up a. For further information or to book a tour please contact and prepare to be enchanted by the magic and history surrounding Lough Gur. The Lake: Lough Gur is a lake in County Limerick, Ireland between the towns of Herbertstown and Bruff.

The lake forms a horseshoe shape at the base of Knockadoon Hill and some rugged elevated countryside.Amongst her books are The Children of the Dawn, The Farm by Loch Gur, The Light in the Window, Hertfordshire Heritage, The Germans in Cork (a warning to the pro-German faction in Ireland of what a German invasion would really be like), Happy World, and West Cork Journal (edited by her grandson, Jeremy Sandford)/5.Lough Gur has been a place of continuous habitation for at least 6, years since the arrival of the Neolithic people and represents in microcosm each of the different ages.

Examples of archaeological sites for each age include: Stone Age. Neolithic houses of Knockadoon; Megalithic tomb; Bronze Age. Grange Stone Circle.