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JCHAS Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society


Bielenberg, Andy Cork ’s industrial revolution 1780 – 1880: development or decline? (Cork: Cork University Press, 1991)


Caulfield, Richard The council book of the Corporation of the city of Cork , from 1609 to 1643, and from 1690 to 1800. (Guildford: Billings & Sons, 1876)


Cleary, Rose M. & Hurley, Maurice F. Cork city excavations: 1984 – 2000. ( Cork : Cork City Council, 2003)


Cronin, Maura Country, class or craft: the politicisation of the skilled artisan in 19 th century Cork . (Cork: Cork University Press, 1994)


D’Alton, Ian Protestant society and politics in Cork, 1812 – 1844. (Cork: Cork University Press, 1980)


Daly, Seán Cork : a city in crisis: a history of labour conflict and social misery 1870 – 1872. (Cork: Tower Books, 1978)


Donnelly, James S. The land and people of 19 th century Cork: the rural economy and the land question. (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1975)


Harrison, Richard S. Cork city Quakers: a brief history 1655-1939. (Cork: Privately published by the author, 1991)


Jefferies, Henry Alan, Dr Cork : historical perspectives ( Dublin : Four Courts Press, 2004)
Johnson, Gina The laneways of medieval Cork . ( Cork : Cork City Council, 2002)


McCarthy, Mark ‘Turning a world upside down: the metamorphosis of property, settlement and society in the city of Cork during the 1640s and 1650s’. in Irish Geography, Vol. 33, 2000. (pp. 37 – 55)


McCarthy, Mark ‘Geographical change in an early modern town: urban growth, economy and cultural politics in Cork , 1600 – 1641’. in JCHAS, Vol. 106, 2001 (pp. 53 -78)


McCarthy, Mark ‘Historical geographies of a colonised world: the renegotiation of New English colonialism in early modern urban Ireland , c. 1600 – 1610.’ in Irish Geography, Vol. 36, 2003. (pp. 59-76)


Murphy, John A. The College: a history of Queen’s/ University College Cork 1845-1995. (Cork: Cork University Press, 1995)


Ó Drisceoil, Diarmaid & Ó Drisceoil, Dónal The Murphy’s story: the history of Lady’s Well Brewery, Cork . (Cork: Murphy Brewery Ireland Ltd, 1997)


Ó Murchadha, Diarmaid ‘The siege of Cork in 1690’ in JCHAS, Vol. 95, 1990 M (pp. 1 – 19)


Ó Riain, Pádraig The making of a saint: Finbarr of Cork 600-1200. (London: The Irish Texts Society, 1997)


O’Flanagan, Patrick, Buttimer, Cornelius G. & O’Brien, Gerard Cork : history and society: interdisciplinary essays on the history of an Irish county. (Dublin: Geography Publications,1993)
O’Mahony, Colman In the shadows: life in Cork 1750-1930. (Cork: Tower Books,1997)


O’Sullivan, William The economic history of Cork city: from the earliest times to the Act of Union . (Cork: Cork University Press, 1937)


Pettit, Seán This City of Cork, 1700-1900 (Cork: Studio Publications, 1977)


Rynne, Colin The archaeology of Cork city and harbour: from the earliest times to industrialisation. (Cork: Collins Press, 1993)


Rynne, Colin The industrial archaeology of Cork city and its environs. (Dublin: The Stationery Office,1999)


Shillman, Bernard A short history of the Jews in Ireland (Dublin: Privately published, 1941)


Smith, Charles The ancient and present state of the county and city of Cork : containing a natural, civil, ecclesiastical, historical and topographical description thereof. (Cork: Guy & Co, 1893)


St. Leger, Alicia Silver, sails and silk: Huguenots in Cork 1650 – 1850. (Cork: Cork Civic Trust, 1991)


Various authors The Cork Examiner Jan – Nov 1985 (A series of articles on the history of Cork city published every Wednesday from January to November.)


Windele, John Historical and descriptive notices of the city of Cork and its vicinity, Gougaun Barra, Glengarriff and Killarney. (Cork: Bolster, 1846)