The Scenery and Antiquities of Ireland, Volume 2

J. Stirling Coyne & N. P. Willis
c. 1841
Volume II, Contents

Illustrated in one hundred and twenty engravings, from drawings by W. H. Bartlett

With Historical and Descriptive Text by J. Stirling Coyne, N. P. Willis, etc.

Phoul a Phuca

Phoul a Phuca

circa 1841

« Contents of Volume I.

List of Illustrations

Chapter I.

Embark from Port PatrickDonaghadeeCarrickfergusAn Irish Jaunting-carHollywoodCave HillBelfastFondness of the Irish for Dancing and MusicThe Irish Harp SocietyAn Irish HarperA Peasant's CabinDroghedaMalahide CastleMiraculous Image of the Blessed VirginRoss-trevorMonument to General RossCastle of Narrow Water

Chapter II.

View of Belfast Lough from Cave HillCastle of CarrickfergusRoad from Cave Hill to LarneLarneRuins of the Castle of OlderfleetCurraanIsland MageeCromlech and Rocking-stone

Chapter III.

Village and Castle of GlenarmMonastery of GlenarmIts Ancient HistoryGlenarm BayVale of GlenariffInn of CushendallPromontory of Fair Head

Chapter IV.

The Grey Man's PathBallycastleDiscovery of an Ancient CollieryCastle of KenbaneCarrick-a-RedeDanger in approaching this insulated RockCastle of DunseverickRathlin Island

Chapter V.

First View of the Giant's CausewayStrange Phenomenon on Portrush PointPleaskin CliffCave of Dunkerry

Chapter VI.

Breakfast at BushmillsDunluce CastleThe Banshee HousemaidsPerilous Pathway to the RuinsAncient Traditions of the CastleExtraordinary Boat Race

Chapter VII.

Dunluce to Coleraine and LimavadyLondonderry, its situation and appearanceSiege of DerryThe Town Walls and Walker's PillarRoad from Derry to EnniskillenDevenish IslandThe Irish Funeral CryLough ErneMonastic and Antiquarian Relics on Devenish IslandRound Tower

Chapter VIII.

BallyshannonSligo Abbey and TownHazlewood and Lough GillBallinaSalmon-fishing on the MoyRoserk AbbeyThe Abbey of MoyneKillala BayLanding of the French in 1798, and occupation of the Town

Chapter IX.

Lough Conn and Mount NephinPontoon BridgeCastlebarWestportClew BayClare Island, and the Ruins of Grana Uaile's CastleTraditions respecting herKillery HarbourThe Joyce Country, and "Big Jack Joyce"LeenaneLord Sligo's Lodge at Delphi

Chapter X.

Connemara, its wild grandeurThe Lake of KylemoreHarbour of ClifdenThe CastleCharacter of the Connemara PeopleBallinahinch CastleThe Twelve Pins of BinabolaHill of CloonacartanRemarkable MountainsA Pattern in ConnemaraGarromin LakeFlyn's InnSt. Patrick's Well, a famous place of PilgrimageLife of St. Patrick

Chapter XI.

Approach to GalwaySpanish Aspect of the People and the TownA Street in GalwayView of Galway from the CladdaghSingular Character of the Claddagh PeopleClareGalway AbbeyThe ShannonClonmacnoise, Ruins of the Seven Churches thereDoorway of M'Dermot's Church, and antique Stone CrossThe Shannon, from Portumna to Castle ConnellThe Rapids of DoonassView of Limerick and the Shannon from the Cathedral TowerThe Cathedral BellsCastle of King JohnDescription of the TownThomond Bridge, Baal's Bridge, and Wellesley BridgeAugustinian AbbeyCourse of the Shannon

Chapter XII.

The Shannon near TarbertScattery IslandKilkee, a favourite Watering-placeSingular Scene on the ShorePrimitive Fishing CanoeAn Irish CabinThe Puffing RockCaves of BallybunnianVolcanic appearance of the CliffsAncient Raths at Kilkee

Chapter XIII.

The Rock of CashelEcclesiastical Ruins thereonNoble View from the summit of the RuinsLegend of the Foundation of CashelThe CathedralKing Cormac's ChapelHore AbbeyHacket's AbbeyAbbey of Holy CrossView on entering KilkennyThe Castle of KilkennyThe Cathedral of St. CaniceIts Antiquarian RelicsSt. John's and the Black AbbeyThe Lady Alice Kettell, the reputed WitchJerpoint Abbey, a splendid architectural Ruin

Chapter XIV.

WaterfordThe Wooden Bridge over the SuirDunbrody AbbeyLismore Castle, once the property of Sir Walter RaleighThe Blackwater below DromanaBeauty of this RiverDromana and the Lords of DesmondTown of LismoreConclusion