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The geographical imagination of Tim Robinson

memories of events from generations ago: off the Aran shore is Ancaireacht Sheáin Uí Mháile / Sean O’Malley’s anchorage; he is said to have been a landowner in Mainistir whose steamers came with timber from Europe and anchored there … Poll na Marbh / the hole of the dead, an area named from graves said to be those of some O’Flaherty men killed in a feud between two branches of the sept over ownership of the castle of Ballynahinch in Connemara, in 1584.57 Meall an tSaighdiúra is said to have been called after an English soldier who profaned Tobar Chonaill holy well and

in Unfolding Irish landscapes