Vol. 4: McCormack, W. J.

Type: Article

McCormack, W. J. ‘Eighteenth-Century Ascendancy: Yeats and the Historians’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 4 (1989), pp 159-181.

This article looks at present and historical usages of the terms ‘Anglo-Irish’ and ‘Protestant ascendancy’, attempting to determine their first appearance in the English language. According to McCormack, this poses a Continue reading Vol. 4: McCormack, W. J.

Vol. 4: Hick, Vivien.

Type: Article

Hick, Vivien. ‘The Palatine Settlement in Ireland: The Early Years’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 4 (1989), pp 113-131.

In April 1708, forty-one Lutherans and Calvinists, led by Lutheran Minister Joshua de Kocherthal, arrived in London from the Rhinepfaltz, seeking refuge from the ravages of the French invasion in the Continue reading Vol. 4: Hick, Vivien.

Vol. 4: Fagan, Patrick.

Type: Article

Fagan, Patrick. ‘The Dublin Catholic mob (1700-1750)’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 4 (1989), pp 133-142.

This article discusses the frequent riots on Dublin’s city streets in the first three decades of the eighteenth-century. According to Fagan, these incidents went virtually undocumented by the major Irish newspapers, which had Continue reading Vol. 4: Fagan, Patrick.

Vol. 4: Ní Shéaghdha, Nessa.

Type: Article

Ní Shéaghdha, Nessa. ‘Irish Scholars and Scribes in Eighteenth-century Dublin’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 4 (1989), pp 41-54.

In 1728, Irish scribe and poet Tadhg Ó Neachtain wrote a ‘versified list’ of various Irish scholars and scribes of his acquaintance in Dublin. This article discusses the careers of Continue reading Vol. 4: Ní Shéaghdha, Nessa.

Vol. 4: Mokyr, Joel and Cormac Ó Gráda.

Type: Article

Mokyr, Joel and Cormac Ó Gráda. ‘The Height of Irishmen and Englishmen in the 1770’s: Some Evidence from the East India Company Army Records’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 4 (1989), pp 83-92.

This article compares the heights of 1,000 Irish and English men recruited for service in India by Continue reading Vol. 4: Mokyr, Joel and Cormac Ó Gráda.

Vol. 4: Lyons, J.B.

Type: Article

Lyons, J.B. ‘Sylvester O’Halloran, 1728-1807’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 4 (1989), pp 65-74.

Sylvester O’Halloran was a surgeon, antiquarian and prolific letter writer, whose publications contributed to the medical advancement of Ireland in the eighteenth-century. He was one of the few who managed to turn the prohibition on Continue reading Vol. 4: Lyons, J.B.

Vol. 4: Kelly, James.

Type: Article

Kelly, James. ‘The Anglo-French Commercial Treaty of 1786: The Irish Dimension’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 4 (1989), pp 93-111.

This article discusses the constitutional, political and commercial significance of the 1786 Anglo-French treaty in Ireland. Kelly analyses the correspondence between Dublin and London during treaty negotiations and examines Continue reading Vol. 4: Kelly, James.

Vol. 4: Hayton, David

Type: Article

Hayton, David ‘Two Ballads on the County Westmeath By-Election of 1723’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 4 (1989), pp 7-30.

This article discusses the dispute over the 1723 by-election for County Westmeath, in which two rivals in the Irish Parliament, Speaker William Conolly and Lord Chancellor Midleton, patronized opposing candidates. Continue reading Vol. 4: Hayton, David

Vol. 4: Barnett, Louise K.

Type: Article

Barnett, Louise K. ‘Swift and Religion: Notes Towards a Psychoanalytic Interpretation’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 4 (1989), pp 31-40.

The charge that he was “not entirely religious” followed Swift throughout his lifetime, and persists to the present. According to Barnett, “Being a priest was Swift’s job, not his chief Continue reading Vol. 4: Barnett, Louise K.

Vol. 4: White, Harry.

Type: Article

White, Harry. ‘Carolan and the Dislocation of Music in Ireland’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 4 (1989), pp 55-64.

This article discusses the achievements of Irish composer and poet, Turlough Carolan (1670-1738) and the polarized perceptions of the native music tradition. “For those few who wrote about music in Ireland Continue reading Vol. 4: White, Harry.