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The Way Things Were: Sligo Parliamentary Elections 1700 – 1918

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In this publication, John C McTernan turns his attention to local Parliamentary elections for the period 1700 – 1918. In that bye gone era, and in the 19th century in particular,  Sligo acquired a widespread reputation for malpractices and sectarian violence at Parliamentary elections, notably within the Borough.

The author seeks to provide an insight into the way things were as recorded in official publications and other contemporary sources, both manuscript and printed,  and in the local newspapers in particular.

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John C McTernan has over the past two decades gained a wide reputation as a local historian who has written extensively on a variety of subjects illustrative of Sligo’s past.

In this publication he turns his attention to local Parliamentary elections for the period 1700 – 1918. In that bye gone era, and in the 19th century in particular,  Sligo acquired a widespread reputation for malpractices and sectarian violence at Parliamentary elections, notably within the Borough.

The author seeks to provide an insight into the way things were as recorded in official publications and other contemporary sources, both manuscript and printed,  and in the local newspapers in particular.