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Report of The Erris Survey

The Erris Survey was carried out between August 1990 and May 1994 as part of a community response project, sponsored by Fás and Turasóireacht Iorrais Teo. The aim of the project was to research and compile a comprehensive report on the various features of the Erris area to include Historical, Archaeological, Environmental, Social and Cultural information. At the same time the project offered training to many people in areas such as computer skills, environmental studies, and life skills etc. The report also covers subjects such as: - Crafts of Erris, General History, Lighthouses, Congested Districts Board, Dress in Erris, Resource inventory, Schools Projects, Folklore, Landlords, Currachs, Saints in Erris, Parishes, and Placenames to mention but a few. The report is contained in six volumes which can be read by clicking on the links below:

Volume I

Volume II

Volume III

Volume IV

Volume V

Volume VI

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