Proclamation regarding Papists licensed to bear arms.

"Proclamations were formal public announcements issued by the chief governor and Privy Council of Ireland. They were used to emphasise and enforce existing laws. In this case, the proclamation refers to the Penal Laws, which discriminated against Catholics and Dissenters in

A Sense of Freedom | History | Dissenters, Religious


Book of Survey and Distribution.

The Books of Survey and Distribution outline in detail the transfer of land, largely from Catholic to Protestant, in the second half of the 17th century. Names of pre-1641 owners appear on the left-hand page, those of subsequent owners on the right. This volume mentions the

A Sense of Place | History | Local history