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convenience arising from their distance from the lake.—Sketch of dif-
ferent routes leading to Killarney—from Limerick—from Mallow-from
Cork.—Ruined abbeys of Adare.—River Shannon.—Listowel.—Tralee.
-Abbey-feale.-Kilmallock-the Palmyra of Ireland—singular cha-
racter of its ruins--mansions—abbeys--inscriptions.-Mallow-its mi-
neral waters.— Village of Mill-street.

SECTION V.–Page 191.

Tour from Cork along the south-west coast.-Kinsale.—Clonikelty—its

bay—trees of foreign growth drifted in there.—Shell sand manure.—Cas-
tle-Freke.—Progress of agriculture—miserable system pursued heretofore.
-Ross-great antiquity of its cathedral—mineralogical observations-
silver ore discovered.-Brief account of the Wicklow gold mine and its
present state. — Castle-Townsend. --Skibbereen.— Improvement of the
towns on the coast, and increase of trade.—Description of Lough-Ine-
town of Baltimore-Innisharkin-island-Cape Clear-island-passage to
Crookhaven.-Number of seals on the coast-singular mode of attacking
them in caves.—Hospitality experienced at Crookhaven.—Dunmanus-
bay.-Bantry-bay-inefficacy of recent fortifications there.—Reen-ig-
norance and prejudices of the people on agriculture-Adragole cataract.
-Hungry-hill. — Bearehaven. — Passage to Dursey-island. - Dursey-
sound.—Description of the island.—Skeligs rocks—frequency of ship-
wrecks.-O'Sullivan Mo Finan Duff-genealogical notes of the family
-story of the Ardea branch of it.- Description of Kenmare-river-
Blackwater-river-Nedheen-Killarney.

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THE Lake of Killarney is situated nearly in the centre of the maritime county of Kerry, on the confines of a chain of lofty mountains. The space included between this chain and the ocean, on the west, containing upwards of thirty square miles, is entirely occupied by other mountains of still greater magnitude, amongst

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