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Dublin 1610 to 1756: the making of the early modern city

by  Colm Lennon
€ 10.00

Book Details

Published by Royal Irish Academy

November 2009

Sheet map, folded

Number of pages: 20

ISBN: 9781904890614

This is the second Dublin pocket map to be published in the Irish Historic Towns Atlas series. It follows on from ‘Dublin c. 840 to c. 1540: the medieval town in the modern city’ (2002) and maps a further 180 topographical features of the city for the period 1610 to 1756. The booklet contains a commentary on the urban development of Dublin and a chronological index to sites. The accompanying foldout map pinpoints features on a modern base. Colour-coded streets indicate the start of the Georgian expansion of the urban core from medieval to early modern Dublin. This is an ancillary publication to Irish Historic Towns Atlas, no. 19, Dublin, part II, 1610 to 1756 by Colm Lennon. 

Author: Colm Lennon; Cartography: Sarah Gearty

Series editors: Anngret Simms, H.B. Clarke, Raymond Gillespie, Jacinta Prunty; Consultant editor: J.H. Andrews; Cartographic editor: Sarah Gearty; Editorial assistants: Angela Murphy, Angela Byrne, Jennifer Moore.

The Irish Historic Towns Atlas is a research project of the Royal Irish Academy and is part of a wider European scheme.

About the authors

Colm Lennon

Colm Lennon is a Member of the Royal Irish Academy and Professor Emeritus of Maynooth University. He has written extensively on social, political and religious history in early modern Ireland. Some of his publications include: IHTA no. 19, Dublin, part II, 1610 to 1756 (Dublin, 2008); with John Montague John Rocque's Dublin: a guide to the Georgian city (Dublin, 2010); Sixteenth-century Ireland (Dublin, 1994); and That field of glory: the story of Clontarf from battleground to garden suburb (Dublin, 2014).