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Taughmaconnell A History

Taughmaconnell A History


This 2nd edition of the book explores the history and times past of the parish of Taughmaconnell in South Roscommon and comes eighteen years on from the first iteration.

The aim of the book is to provide a window into a way of life, much of which is no longer to be seen. It is the story of struggle, comradeship and an appreciation of community.

The Landed Estates Of County RoscommonOut Of Stock

The Landed Estates Of County Roscommon


Paul Connolly, originally from Mount Talbot, County Roscommon, has a keen interest in history, particularly in the history of his local area and county. Paul is the administrator for the very popular Facebook page that shares its name with this publication. This beautiful bespoke book is a paperback and the width of the spine gives an indication of the thickness of the book, 273 pages jam packed full of photographs and information.

The Roscommon Anthology - A Celebration Of Roscommons WritersOut Of Stock

The Roscommon Anthology – A Celebration Of Roscommons Writers


This is an A to Z celebration of Roscommon Writers, with work from Gerry Boland, Patrick Chapman, Jane Clarke, Margret Cousins, Bithia Mary Croker, Charlotte O’Conor Eccles, Percy French, Kieran Furey, Oliver Goldsmith, Hanna Greally, Kevin Hora, Douglas Hyde, Ann Joyce, Brian Leydan, Alice Lyons, Tomás Láidír MacCoisdealbha, John McGahern, Arthur Murphy, Turlough O’Carolan, M.F. Ó’Conchuir, Micheal O’Dea, Brian O’Dougherty, Seán Ó’Neachtain, Thomas Heazle Parke, Grace Rhys, Dermot Somers, Edward Synge, Marie-Louise Legg, David Thomson, Mary Turley-McGrath, John Waters and William Robert Wills Wilde.

Foreword by Professor Mary McAleese.

Contains a Literary Road Map of County Roscommon.

Thomas J. Devine (1862 - 1941) And The Election Of The Snows. The North Roscommon By Election Of 1917 By Tomás FlynnOut Of Stock

Thomas J. Devine (1862 – 1941) And The Election Of The Snows. The North Roscommon By Election Of 1917 By Tomás Flynn


Thomas J. Devine was born on the 16th of November 1862 at Clarkwood, Co. Sligo.

​He was an administrator of public affairs for County Roscommon over a lengthy period.

​​The table of contents include:

– James J. O’ Kelly
– The Irish Party and the United Irish League
– Thomas J. Devine’s Family Background
– Early Political Career
– Jasper Tully
– Selection of Candidates
– The Election Campaign
– The Election and How its Result was Received
– Life After Politics