This highly successful publication included the distances between towns and villages. It also described the human settlements and physical features that travellers would encounter on their journeys.
The demand for road maps increased during the second half of the 18th century as communications and infrastructure improved.
Citation: Taylor and Skinner's Maps of the Roads Of Ireland (Dublin & London, 1778). Marsh's Library Exhibits ‘Mapping History’ curated by Annaleigh Margey, Jason McElligott and Sue Hemmens with Armagh Robinson Library; Held by Armagh Robinson Library; accessed April 14, 2021, https://www.marshlibrary.ie/digi/exhibits/show/maps/item/575