HOUSE ABOUT THAT? NEW BOOK TO BE LAUNCHED ON DONEGAL COTTAGES

first_imgA new book on the ‘Traditional Cottages of County Donegal’ by Joseph Gallagher & Greg Stevenson will be launched in Ionad Teampall Chróine, Chapel Road, Dungloe tomorrow, Friday, December 14 at 7 p.m.The launch and illustrated presentation is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend. One of the most enduring images of Ireland is the traditional rural cottage. County Donegal is home to one of the greatest concentrations of surviving traditional cottages in Ireland.This book provides a detailed photographic record of regional vernacular architecture in the county as well as outlining the history and evolution of Donegal’s traditional cottages.It reveals the distinctive architectural details that make these buildings unique and contains information on indigenous building materials and methods of construction. The book also highlights the contribution that these buildings make to the cultural landscape of northwest Ireland.The 180-page hardback book contains over 270 photographs and is published by the authors and Under the Thatch Ltd. with part-funding from The Heritage Council under the Heritage Education, Community & Outreach Grant Scheme. Copies of the book will be available at the special launch price of €20. Copies can also be ordered by e-mail at: [email protected]  HOUSE ABOUT THAT? NEW BOOK TO BE LAUNCHED ON DONEGAL COTTAGES was last modified: December 13th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:book launchdungloeTraditional Cottages of County Donegallast_img

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