Vol. 9: Lurbe, Pierre.

Type: Article

Lurbe, Pierre. ‘Epsom as emblem: John Toland’s Description of Epsom.’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 9 (1994), Pp 129-136..

This article discusses The Description of Epsom (1711) by John Toland, a far lesser known work than his ‘scandalous’ Christianity not Mysterious (1696), and a surprising departure from his usual Continue reading Vol. 9: Lurbe, Pierre.

Vol. 9: Kennedy, Máire.

Type: Article

Kennedy, Máire. ‘The Distribution of a Locally-Produced French Periodical in Provincial Ireland: The Magazin à La Mode, 1777-1778’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 9 (1994), Pp 83-98..

By the eighteenth-century, the Irish booktrade was firmly established with a complex system of distribution channels and trading networks, linking Dublin booksellers Continue reading Vol. 9: Kennedy, Máire.

Vol. 9: Kelly, James.

Type: Article

Kelly, James. ‘The Abduction of Women of Fortune in Eighteenth-Century Ireland’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 9 (1994), Pp 7-43..

The abduction of women of fortune, which took place at least intermittently between the fifth and the nineteenth centuries in Ireland, was particularly prevalent in the eighteenth century. Stiff Continue reading Vol. 9: Kelly, James.

Vol. 9: Murphy, Seán.

Type: Article

Murphy, Seán. ‘Irish Jacobitism and Freemasonry’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 9 (1994), Pp 75-82..

Only recently have historians recognized the subject of Jacobitism in Ireland, and the history of Freemasonry has been even more overlooked. Formerly believed to have originated in England, Irish Freemasonry has been shown Continue reading Vol. 9: Murphy, Seán.