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

New Books: Intellectual Journeys

Details below on a recent volume, Intellectual Journeys: The Translation of ideas in Enlightenment England, France and Ireland edited by Lise Andries, Frédéric Ogée, John Dunkley and Darach Sanfey. The papers included in the volume are drawn from three conferences on that theme organised respectively by the French, British and Irish Continue reading New Books: Intellectual Journeys

New Books: The Irish Poet and the Natural World

Prof. Andrew Carpenter writes:

The Irish Poet and the Natural World: an anthology of verse in English from the Tudors to the Romantics. Edited by Andrew Carpenter and Lucy Collins. Cork University Press.

This annotated anthology of poems makes available a rich variety of Irish texts depicting the relationship between humans and the Continue reading New Books: The Irish Poet and the Natural World

Member Profiles: Eoin Magennis

Eoin Magennis is President of the Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society and Economist and Policy Research Manager in InterTradeIreland, the cross-border trade and business development body. His research focuses on Ireland of the ‘short’ mid-eighteenth century, 1725-1785 and its politics, economy, improvement and protests. For further information see his webpage,

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