Literary Landscape of Ireland Storymap

Literary landscape

Michelle from Ard na Sidhe Country House, in Co. Kerry has put together an interactive StoryMap called ‘A Literary Landscape of Ireland’ to celebrate all of Ireland’s most prolific writers and poets.

This StoryMap highlights many of the places that inspired the writers and poets involved, as well as the locations where the writers grew up and attended school.

The entry on Jonathan Swift might be of particular interest to ECIS blog readers.

Follow this link to view the Literary Landscape of Ireland StoryMap in a new window.

Website Launch: Mapping State and Society in Eighteenth-Century Ireland

Collins barracks

‘Mapping State and Society in Eighteenth-Century Ireland’ is a new free online resource currently under development at UCD. The project aims to provide a free electronic platform for research projects that are using spatial and other data in order to create online maps and further data relating to state and society Continue reading Website Launch: Mapping State and Society in Eighteenth-Century Ireland

ECIS Map: Pepper Cannister Church, Upper Mount Street, Dublin

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I was walking home the other evening and managed to take this shot of Upper Mount Street, just off Merrion Square, just as the sun began to set. St Stephen’s Church, better known as the Pepper Cannister or Pepper Pot Church, completes this beautiful Georgian vista. The area around here was part of the Continue reading ECIS Map: Pepper Cannister Church, Upper Mount Street, Dublin

Resources: Rocque’s Survey of Dublin 1757

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