Vol. 3: Kelly, Patrick

Type: Article

Kelly, Patrick ‘William Molyneux and the Spirit of Liberty in Eighteenth-Century Ireland’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 3 (1988), pp 133-148.

This essay provides evidence in support of the popular notion of William Molyneux was one of the most important patriot figures in eighteenth-century Ireland. Kelly offers Molyneux’s The Continue reading Vol. 3: Kelly, Patrick

Vol. 3: Kelly, James.

Type: Article

Kelly, James. ‘Inter-Denominational Relations and Religious Toleration in Late Eighteenth-Century Ireland: the ‘paper war’ of 1786-88’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 3 (1988), pp 39-67.

With the repeal of the penal laws and the Catholic Relief Act of 1778, late eighteenth-century Ireland appeared to experience a ‘dilution’ of inter-denominational hostility. Continue reading Vol. 3: Kelly, James.

Vol. 3: Casey, Christine.

Type: Article

Casey, Christine. ‘Architectural Books in Eighteenth-Century Ireland’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 3 (1988), pp 105-113.

In eighteenth-century Ireland, as in the UK and America, published material greatly influenced architectural style and the distribution of Renaissance ideas. This article surveys popular eighteenth-century architectural literature, and the number of library holdings Continue reading Vol. 3: Casey, Christine.

Vol. 3: O’Brien, Gerard

Type: Article

O’Brien, Gerard ‘Illusion and Reality in Late Eighteenth-Century Irish Politics’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 3 (1988), pp 149-155.

This article discusses two contributions from Eighteenth-Century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr 2 (1987): W.J. McCormack’s “Vision and Revision in the Study of Eighteenth-Century Irish Parliamentary Rhetoric” (pp. 7-35) and Joseph McMinn’s Continue reading Vol. 3: O’Brien, Gerard

Vol. 3: McKee, Francis.

Type: Article

McKee, Francis. ‘Francis Hutcheson and Bernard Mandeville’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 3 (1988), pp 123-132.

In the Dublin of 1725 – influenced by Swift’s Drapier’s Letters — the corrupt administration and the nature of Irish identity were much discussed. According to McKee, this is the political context in Continue reading Vol. 3: McKee, Francis.

Vol. 3: Lunney, Linde.

Type: Article

Lunney, Linde. ‘The Celebrated Mr. Dinwiddie: an Eighteenth-Century Scientist in Ireland’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 3 (1988), pp 69-83.

Scientist James Dinwiddie, a native of Scotland, arrived in Belfast in July 1779 to give lectures on “Experimental Philosophy”, including the topics of Electricity, Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Pneumatics, Magnetics, Optics and Continue reading Vol. 3: Lunney, Linde.

Vol. 3: Leersen, Joep Th.

Type: Article

Leersen, Joep Th. ‘Anglo-Irish Patriotism and its European Context: Notes Towards a Reassessment.’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 3 (1988), pp 7-24.

This article contrasts the modern notion of ‘patriotism’—almost synonymous with ‘nationalism’—with eighteenth-century ideas of ‘patriotism’ which, particularly in the Anglo-Irish context, could arise from non-nationalistic motives. According Continue reading Vol. 3: Leersen, Joep Th.