Tarquin Blake and Fiona Reilly explore 150 Irish heritage sites, ranging from megalithic tombs to round towers, monasteries, castles and ancient churches to the more recent Martello towers and windmills. An engrossing catalogue of remarkable heritage sites is revealed. Each site has an intriguing past and is illustrated with Blake's photos.
The Burren in County Clare contains one of the densest concentrations of archaeological remains in Ireland in quite a compact area, which makes it ideal for those who want a whirlwind tour of 10,000 years of human activity. Full location information, including maps and GPS co-ordinates, is provided for all 40 sites discussed.