Sea swimming is the great leveller; we're all the same in a pair of togs. No one minds who you are or what you've done; the question is 'are you getting in?' Part guidebook, part travelogue, part analysis of our relationship with the sea, At Swim explores the thrills, fears and joys of sea swimming.
Renowned walking guide author Helen Fairbairn explores the best walking routes of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way. Illustrated with colour photos and detailed maps, this comprehensive guide is all that's needed to plan a walk on the Wild Atlantic Way whatever your level of expertise.
Walking in Dublin and Wicklow is nothing new - it has long been one of Ireland's most popular outdoor playgrounds. Some routes are established classics, and most lie within an hour of Dublin city. So what are you waiting for? Pack your bag, pull on your boots and go - this guide will show you the way!
Adventure is closer than you think. Ireland's wild scenery and dramatic landscapes call out for exploration, and this inspirational guide will open your eyes to the huge variety of exhilarating outdoor experiences the country has to offer. Whether you're a tourist or a local discovering the untapped potential around you, start ticking off your bucket list.
The Haselbeck collection is one of the great Irish photographic collections. The breadth of subject matter and composition show a photographer with a mastery of his craft as he chronicled an exciting period in Irish history. Now, the work of this remarkable professional photographer, his skills and professionalism, can be fully appreciated by all.
John Gibney and Donal Fallon have spent years leading historical walking tours through the city, and now guide readers at their own pace through the revolutionary history of Dublin, bringing it to life in a novel way, from the perspective of the streets and buildings in which it took place.
John Gibney's study makes use of a variety of contemporary documents and images, some of which have never been seen before, to explore the second half of the Irish revolution in Dublin. This book opens a unique window into the realities of life in Ireland's capital city from the end of the First World War to the aftermath of the Irish Civil War.
Acclaimed historian John Gibney weaves a multitude of tales to explain how the city of Dublin developed, from its origins to the present day. He forms a rich tapestry of the capital's social, political, cultural and architectural past through anecdotes about personalities, goings-on, buildings, literature and song over the centuries.
What do chefs cook when they have friends and family around for dinner? These irresistible three-course dinners for six blend everyday dining with sophisticated innovation. This imaginative collection shares the warm, good-time feel of Dingle's restaurants.
This definitive guide explains everything you need to know as a walker before setting out on your County High Point quests. Each county-focused chapter contains a brief county profile and detailed walking route descriptions accompanied by easy-to-read maps.
Stand on any street in Dublin and one is confronted with history, with a story set in stone. Bringing together the story of these ten of Dublin's landmark buildings takes us on a wonderful journey through the shifting social, political and cultural history of Ireland's capital.