A Narrative of an Excursion to Ireland, by the Deputy Governor, two members of the Court, and the Assistant Secretary, of the Honorable Irish Society, of London. 1825

Print or Manuscript Print
Genre Travel journal
Description of Travel Account Travel journal of a tour through Ireland by the Deputy Governor of the Honorable Society of Ireland in London, who visited the country on official business in 1825 with a group of travel companions. The party shipped their own carriage to Ireland and back, reaching Dublin on 15 June and departing from Belfast on 3 July. The account dwells on Dublin and its environs, notably Lucan, Leixlip, Bray, Wicklow, Powerscourt and Enniskerry, before turning north to Newry, Coleraine, Derry, the Giant’s Causeway, Belfast and places in between. The volume contains one plate of the salmon leap and the mill at Coleraine. The title page features a quotation from Virgil: ‘Haec olim meminisse juvabit’.
Language English
Location of Master Copy and Shelfmark National Library of Ireland : J 9141
Published/Created London: s.n./ Printed by Charles Skipper, St. Dunstan's Hill, 1825
Number of Pages 103