The Fishermen of Skerries – Part 1

Paper 031

Lecture – 1952

Author – Shiels, Joseph

Also in Nat. Library No: P. 7632

Deals with fishing in Skerries from 1800 to 1870. Based on Fisheries Commission 1835 whose purpose was to determine the state and possible improvement of Irish fisheries. Evidence submitted at Balbriggan re Fingal coast. Sidelights on morals, manners and maritime activities of Skerries people in the early 19th century.