Number 13 in the Irish Historic Towns Atlas series, Fethard traces the development of the County Tipperary town of Fethard from its earliest times to 1900 and includes: a large color reconstruction of the town in 1840; two early 18th century maps by Redmond Grace, followed by maps by Steile and Swiney from 1752 and 1763, respectively tracing the town's growth for that period; an attractive estate map based on the 1845 Ordnance Survey; and two Ordnance Survey maps showing Fethard in its surroundings and the modern town. Fethard also includes a topographical information section that lists historical and archaeological details of over 380 sites and an essay, all tracing the development of the town to 1900.
Author: Tadhg O'Keeffe; Series editors: Anngret Simms, H.B. Clarke, Raymond Gillespie; Consultant editor: J.H. Andrews; Cartographic editor: Sarah Gearty; Editorial assistant: Angela Murphy.
The Irish Historic Towns Atlas is a research project of the Royal Irish Academy and is part of a wider European scheme. www.ihta.ie.