Fields of Rye is a book based on the oidhreacht and genealogy of Shrataggle and its surrounding villages.
Part One of the book traces the family histories of the village of Shrataggle for over 200 years. Two of the prominent families here are the Garvins and the O’Malleys. Some of the other family names of the area were the O’Tooles, the Dohertys, the Maddens, the McAndrews, the O’Boyles and the Kavanaghs.
Part Two of the book features a folklore section containing many stories handed down through the generations. Fields of Rye incorporates over 150 photographs collected from the area, many of which are extremely rare.