Time & Tide, Volume 8 contains nine local history papers which were presented at the Skerries Historical Society monthly meetings between 1978 and 2011. They deal with aspects of daily life including business, transport, education, voluntary work, sport, leisure and public health. The authors write with a deep knowledge of Skerries and have made good use of their source material.
The essays are valuable gifts from the writers which will give readers an increased understanding of the traditions of resourcefulness, co-operation and willingness to accept new ideas which were (and are) characteristic of the inhabitants of Skerries.
Annie Hand’s Tea Shop – Mollie Wherity
Scoil Réalt na Mara 1978-2003 – Bernie Ní Chíonnaith
History of the Bus Service in Skerries – Bob Laird
A Brief History of the ‘Skerries 100’ – Harry Havelin
The History of the Skerries Lifeboat – Sam Shiels
The Jubilee Nurses 1887-2003 – Kay Rooney
Skerries in the 40s and 50s – Joe Heffernan
Skerries Pubs and Publicans – Jack Baker
The L.D.F. and Kit Fox Remembered – Stephanie Bourke
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