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The Charm of Ireland   By: (1872-1962)

The Charm of Ireland by Burton Egbert Stevenson

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THE CHARM OF IRELAND

[Illustration: TWO TINY CONNAUGHT TOILERS

See page 356 ]

THE CHARM OF IRELAND

by

BURTON E. STEVENSON

Author of "The Spell of Holland," "The Mystery of the Boule Cabinet," etc.

With Many Illustrations from Photographs by the Author

New York Dodd, Mead and Company 1914

Copyright, 1914 By Dodd, Mead & Company

TO

J. I. B.

THIS BOOK

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE I DUBLIN'S SATURDAY NIGHT 1 II LIGHTS AND SHADOWS OF AN ANCIENT CAPITAL 9 III THE ART OF ANCIENT ERIN 26 IV ON THE TRAIL OF THE SHAMROCK 42 V THE COUNTRY OF ST. KEVIN 59 VI DROGHEDA THE DREARY 85 VII HOLY CROSS AND CASHEL OF THE KINGS 97 VIII ADVENTURES AT BLARNEY 113 IX CUSHLA MA CHREE 128 X THE SHRINE OF ST. FIN BARRE 139 XI A TRIP THROUGH WONDERLAND 153 XII THE "GRAND TOUR" 177 XIII ROUND ABOUT KILLARNEY 192 XIV O'CONNELL, JOURNEYMAN TAILOR 203 XV THE RUINS AT ADARE 224 XVI "WHERE THE RIVER SHANNON FLOWS" 242 XVII LISSOY AND CLONMACNOISE 265 XVIII GALWAY OF THE TRIBES 292 XIX IAR CONNAUGHT 314 XX JOYCE'S COUNTRY 339 XXI THE REAL IRISH PROBLEM 358 XXII THE TRIALS OF A CONDUCTOR 375 XXIII THE LEACHT CON MIC RUIS 398 XXIV THE WINDING BANKS OF ERNE 415 XXV THE MAIDEN CITY 438 XXVI THE GRAINAN OF AILEACH 458 XXVII THE BRIDGE OF THE GIANTS 472 XXVIII THE GLENS OF ANTRIM 485 XXIX BELFAST 503 XXX THE GRAVE OF ST. PATRICK 519 XXXI THE VALLEY OF THE BOYNE 534 XXXII THE END OF THE PILGRIMAGE 559 INDEX 567

ILLUSTRATIONS

Two Tiny Connaught Toilers Frontispiece FACING PAGE Dublin Castle 10 O'Connell, alias Sackville, Street, Dublin 10 Ruins of St. Mary's Abbey Howth 22 The Evolution of the Jaunting Car 28 The Cross of Cong 40 The Shrine of St. Patrick's Bell 40 Glendalough and the Ruins of St. Kevin's Churches 66 The Road to St. Kevin's Seat 74 The First of St. Kevin's Churches 74 The Round Tower, Clondalkin 88 St. Lawrence's Gate, Drogheda 88 Holy Cross Abbey, from the Cloisters 100 The Mighty Ruins on the Rock of Cashel 100 Cashel of the Kings 104 Blarney Castle 116 A Cottage at Inchigeelagh 144 The Shrine of St. Fin Barre 144 The Bay of Glengarriff 164 The Upper Lake, Killarney, from the Kenmare Road 164 Old Weir Bridge, Killarney 188 The Meeting of the Waters 188 Ross Castle, Killarney 188 Muckross Abbey, Killarney 194 The Cloister at Muckross Abbey 194 The Choir of the Abbey at Adare 232 The Castle of the Geraldines, Adare 232 The Shannon, near World's End 248 St... Continue reading book >>




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