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Tag: The Land War

Reading From Writs to Riots

Saturday, 24 February, 2018 0 Comments

The hamlet of Kilross is located in the Electoral Division of Lattin in the Barony of Clanwilliam, Country Tipperary. In 1881, it enjoyed temporary fame when the tenants of the Brook Brasier Estate felt they were paying too much rent and refused to remit what the landlord demanded. Their revolt was one of the many violent incidents during what became known in Ireland as The Land War, and it is documented in great detail by Peter O’Grady in From Writs to Riots: The Land War comes to Kilross, which was launched last night in The Shamrock Lounge in Kilross.

Reading in Kilross