Irish domestic life history


This video is called A Short History of Ireland.

From the Royal Irish Academy (why still ‘Royal’ as Ireland is now officially a republic?):

Domestic Life in Ireland

22 November 2012

Publication title: Domestic Life in Ireland
Author: Various Authors, Elizabeth Fitzpatrick and James Kelly (editors)
Publication type: Book (Paperback)
Number of pages: 336
ISBN number: 978-1-904890-83-6
Price: 25.00 EUR Euros

This book explores domestic life in Ireland from the earliest Neolithic settlements through to the bespoke housing extensions of the twenty-first century.

Here, current research, new ideas and discoveries are brought together with a clear and compelling introduction by historian Toby Barnhard. Twenty scholars from multidisciplinary backgrounds look at design, decoration, material goods and the changing fashions, rituals and superstitions of daily life; rural and urban, male and female, rich and poor. Domestic life in Ireland is a serious work that offers fascinating reading for anyone with an interest in Ireland’s past.

From the Academy’s web page on the book:

For the month of November, we’re making the book available to read online. Click here to read.

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