Paperback 160pp; 297x210mm; 100 Illustrations (25 in colour) and 4 fold-out colour maps; first published 1999, reprinted 2003. Almost a century after the original Clare Island Survey, the Royal Irish Academy has now published the first volume of the New Survey of Clare Island, entitled History and Cultural Landscape. The first in a series, this richly illustrated and accessibly written volume introduces the reader to the history and folklife of this unique island in Clew Bay, County Mayo, and to the survey that provided the inspiration for the Academy's new multidisciplinary endeavour. The Clare Island Survey of 1901-11 was the most ambitious natural history project ever undertaken in Ireland and the first major biological survey of a specific area carried out in the world. The New Survey, which was formally launched on Clare Island in 1991, constitutes a fresh baseline study using up-to-date methods and assesses almost a century of change. It will become an invaluable source for futurJames Hornell, a#39;The currachs of Ireland, part IIIa#39;, Marinera#39;s Mirror 24 (1) Ganuary 1938), 6-16. 51. The first generation of outboard engines, the ACTO and Seagull motors, initially effected little change in the construction of the boat. But the arrival of more powerful six-, eight- and ten-horsepower engines led to the heavier transom stern of today. 52. ... (1964), 58-75. 54. John Barrett, Strake, Clare Island 4, Tape T435-6, DIF (1958). Special thanks to John and Mary Sammon, Fawnglass, anbsp;...
|Title||:||New Survey of Clare Island: History and cultural landscape|
|Author||:||Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh, Kevin Whelan|