Deer forests, game shooting and landed estates in the South West of Ireland, 1840 - 1970

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Ryan, John M. (Sean);
(2001)
  • Publisher: University College Cork
  • Subject: Wild Red Deer | Deer forests | Hunting | Victorianism | Land ownership | Irish Ascendancy | Game shooting | South West Ireland | Ireland -- Social life and customs.

This thesis is concentrated on the historical aspects of the elitist field sports of deer stalking and game shooting, as practiced by four Irish landed ascendancy families in the south west of Ireland. Four great estates were selected for study. Two of these were, by Ir... View more
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