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County Laois:  http://www.midnet.ie/mra/laois.htm#pop

Dunn/Dempsey Coat of Arms:  http://digiserve.com/heraldry/index.htm

Surname Data:  http://www.goireland.ie/Genealogy/
   More Irish Families, Edward MacLysaght, Irish Academic Press, 1996 and Irish Families, Edward MacLysaght, Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 1991.

Irish History:  http://wwwvms.utexas.edu/~jdana/history/genealogy.html

Irish History:  Desmond's Concise History of Ireland

Ireland-Catholic Church:  http://home.att.net/~Local_Catholic/Catholic-Ireland.htm

National Archives Ireland:  http://www.nationalarchives.ie/index.html

The Wild Geese:  http://www.thewildgeese.com/

Golden Pages:  http://www.goldenpages.ie/dthtml/index.html

Origins of Surnames  Surnames: What's in a Name? 

Maps of Irish Counties:  Irish Genealogy Links

Meanings of Irish Placenames

IreAtlas Database of Irish Townlands

Illinois State Archives:  http://www.sos.state.il.us/depts/archives/arc_home.html


  Genealogy References

Grenham, John.  Tracing Your Irish Ancestors.  Dublin:  Gill & Macmillan, Ltd., 1992.

Bilyeu, Helen Foley.  Genealogy of Richard Delahunty and Anne Fogarty.  Assumption, IL, 199_.

Duffy, Sean (ed.).  Atlas of Irish History.

Griffin, J. Vincent.  The Original 16.  1996

Griffin, J. Vincent.  The Sage of St. Isidore. 1997.

King, Joseph A.  Ireland to North America:  Emigrants from West Cork.

MacLysaght, Edward.  More Irish Families.  Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 1996.

Irish Families, Edward MacLysaght, Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 1991..

Published Correspondence and Papers of Individuals:

Albemarle, George T.  Memoirs of the Marquis of Rockingham and His Contemporaries,    2 vols., London:  R. Bentley, 1852.

Aspinall, Arthur, The Later Correspondence of George III, 5 vols. Cambridge: Univ. Press, 1962.

Beresford, William (ed.).  The Correspondence of the Right Hon. John Beresford.  2 vols. Dublin, 1854.

Bodham, William (ed.). The Correspondence of King George III with Lord North from   1768 to 1783. 2 vols. London: J. Murray, 1867.

Copeland, T. W. (ed.).  The Correspondence of Edmund Burke. 4 vols. Cambridge: Univ. Press, 1958.

Fortescue, Sir John. The Correspondence of King George III.  6 vols. London: Macmillan     & Co., Ltd., 1928.

Ross, Charles, (ed.).  Correspondence of Charles, First Marquis of Cornwallis.  London: J.  Murray, 1859.

Flood, Warden.  Memoirs of the Life and Correspondence of the Right Hon. Henry Flood. Dublin, 1838.

Grattan, Henry.  Memoirs of the Life and Times of the Right Hon. Henry Grattan.  5 vols. London:  H. Colburn, 1839-1841.

Hardy, Francis.  Memoirs of the Political and Private Life of James Caulfield, Earl of Charlemont. 2 vols.  London:  G. Sidney, 1812.

Russell, Lord John, (ed.).  Memorials and Correspondence of Charles James Fox.  London:  Richard Bentley, 1853.

Historical Manuscripts Commission.  The Manuscripts of the Earl of Carlisle, Fifteenth Report, appendix vi, 1897.

Historical Manuscripts Commission, First Earl of Charlemont, Twelfth Report, appendix x.

Historical Manuscripts Commission, The Manuscripts of the Earl of Donoughmore, et. al.  Twelfth Report, appendix ix, 1891.

Historical Manuscripts Commission, The Manuscripts of J. B. Fortescue.  Thirteenth Report, appendix III, 1892, vol 1.

Historical Manuscripts Commission, Report on the Manuscripts of the Marquis of Lothian, 1905.

Historical Manuscripts Commission, Report on the Manuscripts of Mrs. Stopford-Sackville, 2 vols., 1904.

Published Source Collections

Arnold, Mathew, (ed.).  Letters, Speeches and Tracts on Irish Affairs.  Dublin, 1881.

The Journals of the House of Commons, 117 vols.  London:  H. M. S. O. 1803-1863.  Microprint.

Journals of the House of Commons of the Kingdom of Ireland.  20 vols.  Dublin, 1796-1800.

Journals of the House of Lords of the Kingdom of Ireland, 20 vols.  Dublin:  W. Sleater, 1783-1786.

Namier, Sir Lewis.  The House of Commons, 1754-1790.  3 vols. London:  Butler and Tanner, Ltd., 1964.

The Parliamentary Register of Ireland. 20 vols.  Dublin:  J. Dodsley, 1781-1800.

The Parliamentary History of England…to the Year 1803.  36 vols.  London:  T. C. Hansard, 1806-1820.  Microprint.

Contemporary Books, Pamphlets, Periodicals and Petitions

An Address to Both Houses of Parliament Respecting the Present State of Public Affairs.  London:  Pasham, 1779.

The Annual Register:  A Review of Events at Home and Abroad, 1775-1785.  London:  J. Dodsley, 1775-1785.

Comparative View of the Public Burdens of Great Britain and Ireland.  London, 1779.

Graham, Catherine.  An Address to the People of England, Scotland and Ireland on the Present Crisis of Affairs.  London:  R. Cruttwell, 1775.

Hely-Hutchinson, John.  The Commercial Restraints of Ireland Considered.  Dublin:  W. Hallhead, 1779.

King, John.  Thoughts on the Difficulties and Distresses in Which the Peace of 1783 Has Involved the People of the English, Scots and Irish to Emigrate to America.  London:  T. Davies, 1783.

Letter From a Gentleman in Ireland to His Brother in England, Relating to the Concerns of Ireland in Matters of Trade.  London:  L. Curtis, 1777.

Newenham, Thomas.  A View of the Natural, Political and Commercial Circumstances of Ireland.  London:  T. Cadell, 1809.

Seward, William W. (ed.)  Hibernain Gazetter.  Dublin:  1780-1783.

Sheffield, Lord.  Observations on the Trade of Ireland.  London:  J. Debrett, 1785.

_________,  A Tour of Ireland, 1776-1779.  2 vols.  Dublin, 1780.

The Constitution and Frame of Government of the Free and Independent State of New Ireland.  Philadelphia:  Aitken, 1780.  Early American Imprints, 16284.

To the Inhabitants of the State of New Ireland.  Philadelphia, 1780.  Early American Imprints, 16826.


Ashton, Thomas S.  Economic Fluctuations in England, 1700-1800.  Oxford:  Clarendon Press, 1959.

Beckett, J. C.  A Short History of Ireland.  New York:  Hutchinson House, 1952.

Bermingham, Joseph A.  The Rise and Decline of Irish Industries.  Dublin, 1884.

Bowden, Witt.  The Rise of the Great Manufacturers of England, 1760-1790.  Allentown, Pa.  H. R. Haas & Co., 1919.

Connell, E. H.  The Population of Ireland, 1750-1845.  Oxford:  Clarendon Press, 1950.

Curtis, Edmund & R. B. McDowell.  Irish Historical Documents.  London:  Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1943.

Freeman, T. W.  Ireland.  London:  Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1950.

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Froude,  J. A.  The English in Ireland in the Eighteenth Century, 3 vols.  New York:  Scribner’s Sons, 1897.

Ireland, Tom.  Ireland Past and Present.  New York:  G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1942.

Johnston, Edith M.  Great Britain and Ireland, 1760-1800.  London:  Oliver and Boyd, 1963.

Lecky, W. E. H.  A History of Ireland in the Eighteenth Century, 4 vols.  London, 1887.

Lecky, W. E. H.  Leaders of  Public Opinion in Ireland.  London:  Longmans Green and Co., 1871.

MacDonagh, Oliver.  Ireland.  New Jersey:  Prentice Hall, Inc., 1968.

MacNevin, Thomas.  The History of the Volunteers of 1782.  Dublin: 1845.

Mahoney, Thomas H.  Edmund Burke and Ireland.  Cambridge, MA:  Univ. Press, 1960.

O’Brien, George.  The Economic History of Ireland in the Eighteenth Century.  Dublin:  Manusel and Co., Ltd., 1918.

Pitkin, Timothy.  A Statistical View of Commerce of the United States of America, etc.  New York:  James Eastburn Co., 1817.

Roche, Richard.  The Norman Invasion of Ireland.  Dublin:  Anvil Press, 1995.

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Browning, O.  “Adam Smith and Free Trade for Ireland, “  English Historical Review.  April 1866, pp. 308-311.

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