Civil Engineering Heritage: Ireland covers the areas of Ulster in the north through to Munster in the south, Leinster in the east and midlands and Connaught in the west. It describes some of the achievements of such famous names as Alexander Nimmo, William Barrington, Charles Langor and John Killaly and many others. This book is heavily illustrated and contains location maps for each chapter. The items have been selected in order to illustrate some aspect of the historic development of civil engineering skills or in the scope of activity undertaken by the civil engineering profession.
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North Leinster except Dublin City and District
South Leinster except Dublin City and District
Belfast City and District 130
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