Guide for dedicated followers of fowling

{ "b" : "Rough Shooting In Ireland," , "cite" : "by Douglas Butler, Merlin Unwin Books, €29.40."}

23rd September, 2006

{ "b" : "Rough Shooting In Ireland," , "cite" : "by Douglas Butler, Merlin Unwin Books, €29.40."}

One of the classic books of Irish rural life in the 19th century was Maxwell’s Wild Sports Of The West. Its author, a west of Ireland clergyman, wrote of the delights of wildfowling in a world where peasant gamekeepers ensured there was always enough wildlife available to provide entertainment and tasty dishes for gentlemen.

It was a world in which...

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