If you have a bit of time to spare today, you should check out John Rocque’s A Survey of the City, Harbour, Bay and Environs of Dublin (London, 1757) available to view and download on Gallica. For anyone not already familiar with Gallica, it is a resource that provides access to Continue reading Resources: Rocque’s Survey of Dublin 1757
Details below on a recent volume, Intellectual Journeys: The Translation of ideas in Enlightenment England, France and Ireland edited by Lise Andries, Frédéric Ogée, John Dunkley and Darach Sanfey. The papers included in the volume are drawn from three conferences on that theme organised respectively by the French, British and Irish Continue reading New Books: Intellectual Journeys
We had a great response to the competition marking the launch of the Eighteenth-Century Ireland Blog. By 5.00pm yesterday, 91 people had entered by signing up to follow the blog by email.
In the interest of fairness, we put the names of everyone who entered the competition into a hat – Continue reading And the winners are…
Prof. Andrew Carpenter writes:
The Irish Poet and the Natural World: an anthology of verse in English from the Tudors to the Romantics. Edited by Andrew Carpenter and Lucy Collins. Cork University Press.
This annotated anthology of poems makes available a rich variety of Irish texts depicting the relationship between humans and the Continue reading New Books: The Irish Poet and the Natural World
Eoin Magennis is President of the Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society and Economist and Policy Research Manager in InterTradeIreland, the cross-border trade and business development body. His research focuses on Ireland of the ‘short’ mid-eighteenth century, 1725-1785 and its politics, economy, improvement and protests. For further information see his webpage, https://independent.academia.edu/eoinmagennis.
The Armagh Continue reading Member Profiles: Eoin Magennis
A new Eighteenth-Century Ireland Blog will be launched on Thursday, 1 May 2014. To help mark the launch, Four Courts Press have kindly given us the following two books from their catalogue to give away:
- Raymond Gillespie & R. F. Foster (eds), Irish provincial cultures in the long eighteenth century: Essays for Continue reading NEW Eighteenth-Century Ireland Blog