Nowadays, of course, there’s Irish History Compressed to deal with these kinds of annoyances!
The book The Two Hemispheres: a popular account of the countries and peoples of the world … Illustrated, etc. (1885) covers, as its title suggests, the whole world. Scans of its illustrations were among the thousands recently uploaded to Flickr by the British Library. I’ve extracted and added to the Irish History Compressed Pinterest account the ones of sights in Ireland.
I sent this question round on twitter to brighten up a dull Friday. Here’s the answer:
You can find many more fascinating pictures about Ireland’s history here: http://www.pinterest.com/irishhistory/