Irish provincial cultures in the long eighteenth century

Essays for Toby Barnard

Raymond Gillespie & R.F. Foster, editors

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ISBN: 978-1-84682-375-6
November 2012. 288pp; colour ills.

Part I - Provincials and the world: consumers and shapers

Print and the provision of medical knowledge in eighteenth-century Ireland
James Kelly

Grand tour: the passage of migrant craftsmen from Lake Lugano to Co. Kildare
Christine Casey

The world of Richard Lahy, an Irish law agent in eighteenth-century London
John Bergin

‘Irish wine’: the import of claret from Bordeaux to provincial Ireland in the eighteenth-century
Marie-Louise Legg

Thomas Prior, Sir John Rawdon, third baronet, and the mentality and ideology of ‘improvement’: a question of upbringing
D.W. Hayton

Part II - Provincial societies: time and place

Cycles, seasons and the everyday in mid-eighteenth-century provincial Ireland
David Fleming

Music and song in early eighteenth-century Belfast
Raymond Gillespie

Fighting for a ‘small provincial establishment’: the Cork goldsmiths and their quest for a local assay office
Alison FitzGerald

The Book of O’Loghlen: an unwanted wedding gift?
Bernadette Cunningham

Part III - Provincial things: building and pictures

The architecture of Irish country houses, 1691–1739: continuity and innovation
Rolf Loeber and Livia Hurley

‘A good painter may get good bread’: Thomas Pooley and Garret Morphey, two gentlemen painters
Jane Fenlon

Chapel or Church? The case of St Mary’s, Pope’s Quay, Cork
Edward McParland