“A Description of the East: the Travel Writing of an 18th-century Clergyman from the Diocese of Waterford & Lismore”
Dr. Rachel Finnegan read Classical Philology at Trinity College Dublin & NUI Maynooth, spent two years at the British School of Archaeology at Athens and now lectures at Waterford Institute of Technology. Her new edition of Richard Twiss’s A Tour of Ireland in 1775 was published in 2008 by University College Dublin Press; and Volumes 1 & 2 of her three-volume edition of Richard Pococke’s travel correspondence (Letters from Abroad) were published in 2011 & 2012.
Web Site: www.irishacademicediting.ie
Details of this year’s festival programme can be found elsewhere on this website.