Dr. Rachel Finnegan

Dr. Rachel FinneganIllustrated Talk:
“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

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About Lismore Immrama

Immrama is held in Lismore, County Waterford, Ireland, on a weekend in June each year since 2003. Immrama has been dedicated to the art of Travel Writing, Good Music, and Fine Entertainment since its inception. Over the centuries many people have made journeys to and from Lismore and we hope that you will enjoy your lmmram in Lismore.

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