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The first Liffey Swim was held in 1920.
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The Postcards of Ireland feature by John Killen of the Linen Hall Library, Belfast, traces the evolution of the postcard in Ireland from its origins in the late nineteeth century to the present day.
The changing shape of hurleys 1850-1990
A drawing of five hurls demonstrates the changing shape of hurls from 1850 to 1990.
Programme cover, All Ireland Hurling Final 1996
Programme cover, All Ireland Senior Hurling Final 1996. Wexford v Limerick.
Black Turf - The Coal of the Country
Colour painted postcard showing a man with his donkey & cart of turf
Reproduced by kind permission of Linen Hall Library Postcard Archive
The County Wexford Crest
The county Wexford crest features the Tower of Hook as a symbol of Anglo-Norman south Wexford. The gaelic north of the county is represented by the MacMurchada lion. The two parts are divided by the river Slaney along which Celtic groups, represented by spear heads, entered south-east Ireland. The motto Exemplar Hiberniae (an example for Ireland), is derived from the county's reputation as the 'model county'.
Dr Billy Colfer
Present Hurling Region
A map of Ireland showing the present hurling regions. The hurling heartland covers Cork, Tipperary, Kilkenny, Limerick, Clare, Galway, Offaly, Laois, Waterford and Wexford. The present northern regions are represented by the Glens of Antrim and the Ards Peninsula, County Down.
Permission from Dr Kevin Whelan
Lily Parle - Wexford camogie star
courtesy of Joan Murphy
A list of gentry families involved in the patronage of hurling. Wexford gentry families included are the Carews of Castleboro, the Colcloughs of Duffry Hall and the Devereux's of Carrigmennan.
Permission from Dr. Kevin Whelan
Mr. Frank Randall, Hurley house, Killurin, master hurley maker.
Wexford county Library
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A Complete History of the Westmeath Hunt
A Complete History of the Westmeath Hunt from its foundation, with description of the country and accounts of runs, reminiscences of different packs which have hunted in the county during the last hundred years, and some interesting bits of county history, amusing scenes in the field (illustrated), appendix (in verse), the W. M. H. in Jubilee Year, list of members (illustrated), with likenesses by Colonel James Smyth. By Edmund F. Dease. Dublin 1898
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