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Title:
Ireland : the complete guide
Author:
Oram, Hugh, 1943-
Edition:
Seventh edition.
Publication Information:
Belfast : Appletree ; Guilford, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
104 pages : color illustrations, maps, plans ; 30 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780762707478
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Whether you crave excitement or just want to relax and kick off your shoes in the lush countryside, Ireland: The Complete Guide and Road Atlas will help you find what you're looking for. This beautifully written and colorfully illustrated guide answers every conceivable question you can think of about traveling anywhere in Ireland, from Dublin to Dingle to Donegal.Use this book as your invaluable resource for planning your trip to the Emerald Isle. Divided into four major touring areas, this newly revised seventh edition will tell you how to make the most of your time in Ireland.You will discover: where to rent a bicycle in Killarney, when you can visit the Yeats Watch Tower in Sligo, where to see Waterford crystal being made, when Dublin hosts the Irish Antiques Dealers' Fair, where to find the "Westernmost Pub in Europe".This guide contains many sites and attractions; self-drive tours throughout the Emerald Isle; full-color, detailed road maps; local lore and history; information on Ireland's geography, climate, and currency. (8 1/4 x 11 3/4, 128 pages, color photos, maps, illustrations)


Author Notes

The Appletree Press, Ltd. has put together a team of writers and researchers to produce this best-selling atlas and guide. The text was written by Hugh Oram and Fergus Mulligan, two of Ireland's most renowned travel writers.


Table of Contents

1 Introduction: History, Geography, Ancient Monuments, Architecture, Literature and Theatre, Folklore, Festivals, Music, Sport and Recreation, Specialist Holidays, Food and Eating Out, Pubs and Drink, Genealogy, Shopping, Public Transport, Where to Stay, Useful Information
2 Touring in Ireland
3 Dublin and the East
4 The South
5 The West
6 Northern Ireland