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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Title Tag: Setting: Ireland

Description: The following novels are set in Ireland.

  1. John Gideon Millingen.  The Adventures of an Irish Gentleman.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1830.
  2. William Frederick Deacon.  The Exile of Erin: or, The Sorrows of a Bashful Irishman.  2 vol.  London: Whittaker, 1835.
  3. John Wright.  The Last of the Corbes: or, The Macmahons' Country: A Legend Connected with Irish History in 1641.  1 vol.  London: John Macrone, 1835.
  4. Samuel Lover.  Legends and Stories of Ireland: Second Series.  1 vol.  London: Baldwin and Cradock, 1837.
  5. Anna Maria Hall.  Lights and Shadows of Irish Life.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1838.
  6. Peter Burrowes Kelly.  The Manor of Glenmore: or, The Irish Peasant.  3 vol.  London: Edward Bull, 1839.
  7. Anonymous.  Castle Martyr: or, A Tale of Old Ireland.  2 vol.  London: Hugh Cunningham, 1839.
  8. Matthew Archdeacon.  Legends of Connaught, Irish Stories.  1 vol.  Dublin: John Cumming, 1839.
  9. Isaac Butt.  Irish Life: in the Castle, the Courts, and the Country.  3 vol.  London: Jeremiah How, 1840.
  10. Charles James Lever.  Charles O'Malley, the Irish Dragoon.  2 vol.  Dublin: William Curry, 1841.
  11. Anonymous.  Charley Chalk: or, The Career of an Artist: Being Sketches from Real Life; Comprising a Narrative of his Extraordinary Adventures in Great Britain and Ireland, France and Greece.  1 vol.  London: George Berger, 1841.
  12. Samuel Lover.  Handy Andy: A Tale of Irish Life.  1 vol.  London: Lover and Groombridge, 1842.
  13. William Makepeace Thackeray.  The Irish Sketch Book.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1843.
  14. Matthew Archdeacon.  Shawn na soggarth: or, The Priest-hunter. An Irish Tale of the Penal Times.  1 vol.  Dublin: James Duffy, 1844.
  15. Samuel Lover.  Treasure Trove: Being First of a Series of Accounts of Irish Heirs: Being a Romantic Irish Tale.  1 vol.  London: Frederick Lover, 1844.
  16. Elizabeth Ham.  The Ford Family in Ireland: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1845.
  17. William Carleton.  Valentine M'Clutchy, the Irish Agent: or, Chronicles of the Castle Cumber Property.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1845.
  18. Anna Maria Hall.  The Whiteboy: A Story of Ireland in 1822.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1845.
  19. Marmion Wilme Savage.  The Falcon Family: or, Young Ireland.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1845.
  20. Charles James Lever.  The O'Donoghue: A Tale of Ireland Fifty Years Ago.  1 vol.  Dublin: William Curry, 1845.
  21. William O'Neill Daunt.  Hugh Talbot: A Tale of the Irish Confiscations of the Seventeenth Century.  1 vol.  Dublin: James Duffy, 1846.
  22. Anonymous.  Cromwell in Ireland: An Historical Romance.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1847.
  23. Robert Francis Walrond.  Paddiana: or, Scraps and Sketches of Irish Life, Present and Past.  2 vol.  London: Bentley, 1847.
  24. William Carleton.  The Black Prophet: A Tale of Irish Famine.  1 vol.  London: Simms and M'Intyre, 1847.
  25. Isaac Butt.  The Gap of Barnesmore: A Tale of Irish Highlands, and the Revolution of 1688.  3 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1848.
  26. Anthony Trollope.  The Kellys and the O'Kellys: or, Landlords and Tenants. A Tale of Irish Life.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1848.
  27. Thomas R. J. Polson.  A Fortune Teller's Intrigue: A Tale of Ireland before the Union, a Tale of Agrarian Outrage.  3 vol.  London: William S. Orr, 1848.
  28. Edward Maturin.  The Irish Chieftain: or, The Isles of Life and Death. An Historical Romance.  1 vol.  Glasgow: P. Griffin, 1848.
  29. William Carleton.  The Emigrants of Ahadarra: A Tale of Irish Life.  1 vol.  London: Simms and M'Intyre, 1848.
  30. Charles James Lever.  Confessions of Con Cregan, the Irish Gil Blas.  2 vol.  London: William S. Orr, 1849.
  31. William Carleton.  The Tithe Proctor: A Novel. Being a Tale of the Tithe Rebellion in Ireland.  1 vol.  London: Simms and M'Intyre, 1849.
  32. Sidney O. Moore.  The Family of Glencarra: A Tale of the Irish Rebellion.  1 vol.  Bath: Binns and Goodwin, 1851.
  33. Mary Anne Hoare.  Shamrock Leaves: or, Tales and Sketches of Ireland.  1 vol.  Dublin: James McGlashan, 1851.
  34. Mrs. Ogden Meeker.  Kate Gearey: or, Irish Life in London. A Tale of 1849.  1 vol.  London: Charles Dolman, 1853.
  35. Richard Baptist O'Brien.  Ailey Moore: A Tale of the Times; Showing how Evictions, Murders, and Such-like Pastimes are Managed, and Justice Administered, in Ireland; Together with Many Stirring Incidents in Other Lands.  1 vol.  London: Charles Dolman, 1856.
  36. William Hamilton Maxwell.  Erin-go-brah: or, Irish Life Pictures.  2 vol.  London: Bentley, 1859.
  37. Henrietta Keddie.  Wearing the Willow: or, Bride Fielding. A Tale of Ireland and of Scotland Sixty Years Ago.  1 vol.  London: John W. Parker, 1860.
  38. Robert Curtis.  The Irish Police Officer: Comprising the Identification, and Other Tales, founded upon Remarkable Trials in Ireland.  1 vol.  London: Ward, Lock, 1861.
  39. Henry Robert Addison.  Recollections of an Irish Police Magistrate, and Other Reminiscences of the South of Ireland.  1 vol.  London: Ward, Lock, 1862.
  40. William Carleton.  Redmond Count O'Hanlon, the Irish Rapparee: An Historical Tale.  1 vol.  Dublin: James Duffy, 1862.
  41. Louis Sevey.  The Dark Cloud: or, Priestly Influence in Ireland in the Present Day. A Tale.  1 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1862.
  42. Hon. Albert Stratford George Canning.  Kilsorrel Castle: An Irish Story.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1863.
  43. Hugh Quigley.  The Prophet of the Ruined Abbey: or, A Glance of the Future of Ireland: A Narrative Founded on the Ancient "Prophecies of Culmkill," and on Other Predictions and Popular Traditions among the Irish.  1 vol.  Dublin: James Duffy, 1863.
  44. W. A. C..  Mick Tracy, the Irish Scripture Reader: or, The Martyred Convert and the Priest. A Tale of Facts.  1 vol.  London: Book Society, 1863.
  45. Emily Harriett Bowles.  Irish Diamonds: or, A Chronicle of Peterstown.  1 vol.  London: Thomas Richardson and Son, 1864.
  46. Elizabeth Hely Walshe.  Golden Hills: A Tale of the Irish Famine.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1865.
  47. Anonymous.  Lyntonville : or, The Irish Boy in Canada.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1865.
  48. Mrs. Meredith.  The Lace Makers: Sketches of Irish Character, with Some Account of the Effort to Establish Lacemaking in Ireland.  1 vol.  London: Jackson, Walford and Hodder, 1865.
  49. L. Esmonde White.  Irish Coast Tales of Love and Adventure.  1 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1865.
  50. Rev. John H. Hamilton.  The Three Fenian Brothers: or, Some Scenes in Irish Life.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1866.
  51. Elizabeth Hely Walshe.  The Foster-Brothers of Doon: A Tale of the Irish Rebellion of 1798.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1866.
  52. Patrick Kennedy.  Legendary Fictions of the Irish Celts.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1866.
  53. Margaret Fraser Barbour.  The Irish Orphan in a Scottish Home.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1866.
  54. Anonymous.  English Hearts and Irish Homes: Life Scenes from an Editor's Note-Book and Social Sketches for Sunny Nooks and Winter Firesides.  1 vol.  London: W. Kent and Co., 1868.
  55. Hon. Albert Stratford George Canning.  Kinkora: An Irish Story.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1869.
  56. George Robert Wynne.  The Converts of Kilbann: An Irish Story.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1869.
  57. Letitia McClintock.  Archie Mason: An Irish Story. And Other Tales.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Johnstone, Hunter, and Co., 1869.
  58. Elizabeth M. Stewart.  All for Prince Charlie: or, The Irish Cavalier.  1 vol.  Dublin: James Duffy, 1869.
  59. BTAO "Mick Tracy".  Tim Doolan: The Irish Emigrant.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1869.
  60. George Loftus Tottenham.  Terence M'Gowan, the Irish Tenant.  2 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1870.
  61. James Reynolds.  The Adventures of Mr. Moses Finegan, an Irish Pervert.  1 vol.  Dublin: James Duffy, 1870.
  62. Robert Curtis.  Rory of the Hills: An Irish Tale.  1 vol.  Dublin: James Duffy, 1870.
  63. Charlotte Grace O'Brien.  Dominick's Trials: An Irish Story.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Gall & Inglis, 1870.
  64. C. M. O'Keeffe.  The Knights of the Pale: or, Ireland Four Hundred Years Ago. A Historical Romance.  1 vol.  Glasgow: Cameron and Ferguson, 1870.
  65. Anonymous.  The Siege of Drogheda: or, Reminiscences of the Families of Ireland, Celtic and Anglo. Founded on Incidents of Irish History.  1 vol.  Dublin: John Mullany, 1870.
  66. Erigena.  Evelyn Clare: or, The Wrecked Homesteads: An Irish Story of Love and Landlordism.  1 vol.  London: Thomas Richardson and Son, 1870.
  67. Patrick Kennedy.  The Fireside Stories of Ireland.  1 vol.  Dublin: James McGlashan, 1870.
  68. A. M. Donelan.  The Value of Fosterstown: A Tale of Irish Life.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1871.
  69. J. T. Listado.  Maurice Rhynhart: or, A Few Passages in the Life of an Irish Rebel.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1871.
  70. Patrick Kennedy.  The Bardic Stories of Ireland.  1 vol.  Dublin: James McGlashan, 1871.
  71. Thomas Waters.  The Ribbonman: or, The Secret Tribunal. An Irish Romance of the Present Day.  1 vol.  Glasgow: Cameron and Ferguson, 1871.
  72. Charles James Lever.  Lord Kilgobbin: A Tale of Ireland in Our Own Time.  3 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1872.
  73. Charles Smyth Vereker.  Old Times in Ireland.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1873.
  74. Joyce Emmerson Preston Muddock.  Grace O'Malley: An Irish Historical Romance.  1 vol.  London: James Henderson, 1873.
  75. Walter Sims Southwell.  Rupert Redmond: A Tale of England, Ireland and America.  3 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1874.
  76. J. T. Listado.  Civil Service.  2 vol.  London: Henry S. King, 1874.
  77. Annie Keary.  Castle Daly: The Story of an Irish Home Thirty Years Ago.  3 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1875.
  78. M. Louise O'Byrne.  The Pale and the Septs: or, The Baron of Belgard and the Chiefs of Glenmalure. An Irish Romance of the Sixteenth Century.  2 vol.  Dublin: M. H. Gill and Sons, 1876.
  79. Lalla McDowell.  The Earl of Effingham: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1877.
  80. Maria Nethercott.  Verney Court: An Irish Novel.  2 vol.  London: Remington, 1878.
  81. Lewis Strange Wingfield.  My Lords of Strogue: A Chronicle of Ireland from the Convention to the Union.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1879.
  82. Elizabeth Owens Blackburne.  A Bunch of Shamrocks: Being a Collection of Irish Tales and Sketches.  1 vol.  London: Newman and Co., 1879.
  83. Louise Winifred Berens.  Steadfast Unto Death: A Tale of the Irish Famine of To-day.  1 vol.  London: Remington, 1880.
  84. Agnes Smith Lewis.  The Brides of Ardmore: A Story of Irish Life.  1 vol.  London: Elliot Stock, 1880.
  85. Joseph McKim.  Darcy and Friends: An Irish Tale.  1 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1881.
  86. Marcellina.  Ireland's True Daughter: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1881.
  87. Elizabeth Owens Blackburne.  The Heart of Erin: An Irish Story of To-Day.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1882.
  88. Thomas Talbot.  The Granvilles: An Irish Tale.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1882.
  89. M. Louise O'Byrne.  Leixlip Castle: A Romance of the Penal Days of 1690.  1 vol.  Dublin: M. H. Gill and Sons, 1883.
  90. William Mackay.  Pro Patria: The Autobiography of an Irish Conspirator.  2 vol.  London: Remington, 1883.
  91. Anonymous.  The Battle of the Moy: or, How Ireland Gained her Independence 1892-1894.  1 vol.  London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1883.
  92. John Bickerdyke.  An Irish Midsummer-Night's Dream: A Legend of the Shannon.  1 vol.  London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1884.
  93. Anonymous.  Bilihild: A Tale of the Irish Missionaries in Germany, A.D. 703.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1884.
  94. E. Noble.  Irish Pride: An Unsocial Tale of Social Life.  1 vol.  London: Bevington, 1885.
  95. Anne Margaret Rowan.  Norah Moriarty: or, Revelations of Modern Irish Life.  2 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1886.
  96. Rosa Mulholland.  Marcella Grace: An Irish Novel.  1 vol.  London: Kegan Paul, 1886.
  97. Edward Lester.  The Siege of Bodike: A Prophecy of Ireland's Future.  1 vol.  Manchester: John Heywood, 1886.
  98. Louise Frances Field.  Ethne: Being a Truthful Historie of the Great and Final Settlement of Ireland by Oliver Cromwell.  1 vol.  London: Wells, Gardner, Darton, 1887.
  99. Kate Connor.  See-Saw: An Irish Story.  1 vol.  London: London Literary Society, 1887.
  100. Edmund David Lyon.  Ireland's Dream: A Romance of the Future.  2 vol.  London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1888.
  101. James Anthony Froude.  The Two Chiefs of Dunboy: or, An Irish Romance of the Last Century.  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1889.
  102. Helen Wallace.  For Her Sake: A Tale of Life in Ireland.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1889.
  103. James Murphy.  The Shan Van Vocht: A Story of the United Irishmen.  1 vol.  Dublin: M. H. Gill and Sons, 1889.
  104. Standish James O'Grady.  Red Hugh's Captivity: A Picture of Ireland, Social and Political, in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1889.
  105. William Tighe Hopkins.  The Nugents of Carriconna: A Story More or Less Irish.  3 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1890.
  106. Edith Rochfort.  The Lloyds of Ballymore: A Story of Irish Life.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1890.
  107. Emily Lawless.  With Essex in Ireland: Being Extracts from a Diary kept in Ireland during the year 1599 by Mr. Henry Harvey.  1 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1890.
  108. E. Noble.  An Irish Decade.  1 vol.  London: Digby, Long, 1890.
  109. Evan May.  'The Greatest of These': An Irish Story.  1 vol.  London: Simpkin, 1890.
  110. Margaret Wolfe Hungerford.  A Little Irish Girl, and Other Stories.  1 vol.  London: Henry, 1891.
  111. John Alexander Steuart.  Kilgroom: A Story of Ireland.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1891.
  112. Jane Barlow.  Irish Idylls.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1892.
  113. Frederick Langbridge.  Miss Honoria: A Tale of a Remote Corner of Ireland.  1 vol.  London: Frederick Warne, 1893.
  114. Frank Mathew.  At the Rising of the Moon: Irish Stories and Studies.  1 vol.  London: McClure and Co., 1893.
  115. Standish James O'Grady.  The Bog of Stars and Other Stories and Sketches of Elizabethan Ireland.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1893.
  116. Julia Agnes Fraser.  Shrilrick, the Drummer: or, Loyal and True: A Romance of the Irish Rebellion of 1798.  3 vol.  London: Remington, 1894.
  117. James Joseph Moran.  Irish Stew.  1 vol.  London: Digby, Long, 1894.
  118. Standish James O'Grady.  The Coming of Cuculain: A Romance of the Heroic Age of Ireland.  1 vol.  London: Methuen, 1894.
  119. Jane Barlow.  Strangers at Lisconnel: A Second Series of Irish Idylls.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1895.
  120. Talbot Baines Reed.  Kilgorman: A Story of Ireland in 1798.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1895.
  121. Standish James O'Grady.  The Chain of Gold: A Tale of Adventure on the West Coast of Ireland.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1895.
  122. Henry Albert Hinkson.  O'Grady of Trinity: A Story of Irish University Life.  1 vol.  London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1896.
  123. Walter Sweetman.  Roland Ryan: An Irish Sketch.  1 vol.  London: Digby, Long, 1896.
  124. Jane Barlow.  A Creel of Irish Stories.  1 vol.  London: Methuen, 1897.
  125. Henry Albert Hinkson.  Up for the Green: A Romance of the Irish Rebellion of 1798.  1 vol.  London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1898.
  126. James Joseph Moran.  Two Little Girls in Green: A Story of the Irish Land League.  1 vol.  Aberdeen: Moran and Co., 1898.
  127. James Joseph Moran.  Stories of the Irish Rebellion, 1798.  1 vol.  Aberdeen: Moran and Co., 1898.
  128. John Duncan Craig.  Bruce Reynell, M.A., Locum Tenens: or, The Oxford Man in Ireland.  1 vol.  London: Elliot Stock, 1898.
  129. Adela Elizabeth Orpen.  Corrageen in '98: A Story of the Irish Rebellion.  1 vol.  London: Methuen, 1898.
  130. Katharine Tynan.  The Dear Irish Girl.  1 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1899.
  131. Violet Hobhouse.  Warp and Weft: A Story of the North of Ireland.  1 vol.  London: Skeffington, 1899.
  132. Edith Oenome Somerville.  Some Experiences of an Irish R. M..  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1899.
  133. F. S. Brereton.  In the King's Service: A Tale of Cromwell's Invasion of Ireland.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1900.
  134. Shan Bullock.  Irish Pastorals.  1 vol.  London: Grant Richards, 1901.
  135. Kate Douglas Wiggin.  Penelope's Irish Experiences.  1 vol.  London: Gay and Bird, 1901.
  136. Julia M. Crottie.  The Lost Land: A Tale of a Cromwellian-Irish Town.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1901.
  137. Seumas James MacManus.  Through the Turf Smoke: Love, Lore, and Laughter of Old Ireland.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1901.