COSTELLO, Willie: A Connacht Man’s Ramble.


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Recollections of growing up in rural Ireland of the thirties and forties. With an introduction by Dr. Tom Mitchell. Illustrated by Gerry O’Donovan and front cover watercolour by James MacIntyre. Map on end-papers. Dublin: De Búrca, 2002. Fourth edition. pp. xii, 211. Illustrated French flaps.

A deeply personal collection of memories and a valuable account of Irish history including cattle fairs, threshing, rural electrification, interspersed with stories of the matchmaker, the town crier, the chimney sweep and the blacksmith. Over two thousand copies sold in the first week of publication.

Published by De Burca Rare Books.


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