ecis iconEighteenth-Century Ireland / Iris an dá chultúr (ISSN: 0790-7915) is the internationally peer-reviewed journal of the Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society / Cumann Éire san Ochtú Céad Déag. The European Reference Index for the Humanities (ERIH) categorises Eighteenth-Century Ireland / Iris an dá chultúr as INT1 alongside other ‘international publications with high visibility and influence among researchers in the various research domains in different countries, regularly cited all over the world’.

The journal is received by over 50 libraries, booksellers, museums, archives, universities and other educational institutions. It is published annually and is distributed to all current members of the Society. Additional copies and back issues may be obtained from the ECIS Store or contacting the Society Treasurer.

A special issue of Eighteenth-Century Ireland: Iris an dá chultúr, entitled New Perspectives on the Penal Laws, was launched at the annual conference in Trim in July 2011. This venture by the Society features some of the best papers from the special conference on the penal laws held in UCD in September 2009. The cost for members is €15.00 / £13.00 / $20.00 (inclusive of postage) and a flyer/order form is available here.

For Contributors

Contributions (two copies) in English or in Irish should be sent to If you wish to get in touch with one of the editors directly, you will find contact details below.

Contributions should be accompanied by a summary in English (or in English and Irish) of approximately 150 words and should conform to the MHRA Style Guide, which may be downloaded from the MHRA website (

All submissions will be reviewed by two external peer reviewers.


General Editor (Literature)
Dr Clíona Ó Gallchoir
Department of English
University College Cork

General Editor (History)
Dr Patrick Walsh
School of History and Archives
University College Dublin

Irish Language Editor
Prof. Ciarán Mac Murchaidh
Fiontar & Scoil na Gaeilge
Dublin City University