Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Goodly Barrow: A Voyage on an Irish River” as Want to Read:
Goodly Barrow: A Voyage on an Irish River
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Goodly Barrow: A Voyage on an Irish River

0.0  ·  Rating Details ·  0 Ratings  ·  0 Reviews
Goodly Barrow is a long-unavailable classic that charts the history and character of Ireland's second-longest river, from the Slieve Bloom Mountains to the sea in Waterford. T. F. O'Sullivan's riverine narrative embraces legend and song, literature and anecdote, viewing Irish history through the prism of the waterway: from the early tribal kingdoms of the Celts, to the Vik ...more
Paperback, 268 pages
Published August 1st 2002 by Lilliput Press (first published July 2002)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Goodly Barrow, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Goodly Barrow

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-4 of 4)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Adrian Fingleton
Dec 29, 2015 Adrian Fingleton rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this book a lot. I grew up on the banks of the barrow navigation canal just north of Grangemellon, which features in the book. So I have always had a soft spot for books about this interesting river. The author tells us a lot about the history of the various towns and townlands the river flows through. I guess I'd have preferred if he had focused a bit more on the modern era, when so much commerce was centered on the river and the navigation canals and Guinness in particular benefited ...more
David Mullen
David Mullen marked it as to-read
May 07, 2016
Adrian rated it really liked it
Mar 23, 2007
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book