Thomas Moore in Dalkey Island - in the middle of the 1790's

from Memoirs of Myself, begun many Years since, but never, I fear, to be completed, pages 42–44:


There was a curious society or club established in Dublin, which had existed I believe some time, but to which the growing political excitement of the day lent a new and humorous interest. A mere sketch of the plan and objects of the club (to which most of the gay fellows of the middle and liberal class of society belonged) will show what a fertile source it afforded not only of fun and festivity, but of political allusion and satire. The island of Dalkey, about seven or eight miles from Dublin, was the scene of their summer …   more >>

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Thomas Moore, Memoirs of Myself, begun many Years since, but never, I fear, to be completed. In Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 1 (London, 1853), p. 42–44. accessed: 17 April, 2024

location of experience: Dalkey Island


Thomas Moore
Poet, Singer, song writer

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a parody of psalm singing performed by participants in a mock coronation

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of the 1790's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 20 May 2019 12:48:59 +0100
Approved on Wed, 29 Jul 2020 11:33:59 +0100