Rondelez P. 2017 The metallurgical enterprises of Richard Boyle, First Earl of Cork in Edwards D. and Rynne C. (eds) The Colonial World of Richard Boyle, first earl of Cork, Four Courts Press, Dublin, pp. 112-120.
The article gives an overview of the mines and furnaces run by one of the earliest and most successful ironmasters in Plantation period Ireland. It provides some background to the tumultuous history of the earliest recorded blast furnace in the Sliabh Aughty area at Scarriff, Co. Clare.
Rondelez P. 2016 The Sliabh Aughty Furnace Project in Sliabh Aughty, No. 16, pp. 2-8
Our first overview of the research results up to now.