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CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT IN RURAL IRELAND, edited by Proinnsias Breathnach and Marv E. Cawley. Geographical Society of Ireland. Special Publications No. I. 1986. 92pp. IR£3.00. ISBN 0 9510402 1 9. Reviewed by HUGH CLOUT

THE COMPARATIVE HISTORY OF URBAN ORIGINS IN NON-ROMAN EUROPE: IRELAND, WALES, DENMARK, GERMANY, POLAND AND RUSSIA FROM THE NINTH TO THE THIRTEENTH CENTURY, edited by H. B. Clarke and Anngret Simms. Osney Mead, Oxford: British Archaeological Reports International Series 2S5(i), 1985. 2 vols. 748pp. £40.00 stg. ISBN 0 86054 326 9. Reviewed by F. H. A. AALEN

ANGLO-NORMAN SETTLEMENT IN IRELAND, by B. J. Graham. Athlone: Group for the Study of Irish Historic Settlement. Irish settlement studies No. I, 1985. 40pp. No price stated. No ISBN. Reviewed by PATRICK J. O'CONNOR

TIPPERARY: HISTORY AND SOCIETY. INTERDISCIPLINARY ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF AN IRISH COUNTY, edited by William Nolan, associate editor, Thomas G. McGrath. Dublin: Geography Publications, 1985. 493pp. IR£35.00. ISBN 0 9066 2033. Reviewed by R. H. BUCHANAN

MAPPING SOUTH CONNEMARA: PARTS 1–29 CASHEL, CARNA AND CILL CHIARAIN. by Tim Robinson. Roundstone, Co. Galwav: Folding Landscapes, 1985.60pp. IR£3.50 ISBN 0 9504002 38. Reviewed by BREANDÁN S. MAC AODHA

THE ORDNANCE SURVEY ROAD ATLAS OF IRELAND. Dublin: Gill and Macmillian, 1985. IR£8.95. ISBN 7171 1404X. Reviewed by E. BUCKMASTER

THIS PROTEAN SUBJECT: THE GEOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT IN TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN 1936–1986, by Gordor L. Herries Davies. Dublin: Department of Geography, Trinitv College Dublin, 1986. 48pp. IR£3.50. NO ISBN. Reviewed by A. A. HORNER

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