It's time for a new take on the Cork vs Dublin rivalry. Cork is more kefir cocktails than Tanora these days; Dublin reckons it's like Berlin because it has two intersecting tram lines. This book takes a 21st century look at the two places, asking who's got the better statues, food, airport, characters, pubs, views and more, answering Cork every time.
John G. O’Dwyer’s Irish walks have become famous through his column in The Irish Times. Now his 50 favourite rambles are gathered here in one pocket-sized volume. A must read for anyone interested in Ireland’s hills and mountains, these walks range from easy to moderate walks all around Ireland, taking anywhere from 1.5 to 4.5 hours to complete. Accompanied by beautiful photographs of the stunning Irish landscape, this is an ideal collection for the avid walker.
An invaluable resource for peak-baggers, summiteers and hillwalkers alike, for the first time the lists of Irish Vandeleur-Lynams and Arderins are published, along with lists of Ireland's 27 County High Points and the island's Hundred Highest mountains, using updated information compiled by the MountainViews community.
A MONTH BY THE SEA gives unique insight into the way in which isolation has shaped this society: how it radicalises young men and plays into the hands of dominating patriarchs, yet also how it hardens determination not to give in and turns family into a towering source of support.
Suitable for business and leisure, this guide contains practical information you need for an ideal trip. Presented in a handy compact format, it also contains a separate fold-out map Dublin. There are four main sections within the guide Essential Dublin, Dublin by Area, Where to Stay and Need to Know.
In November 1968, at the age of 22, Andrew McNellie left his job and his girlfriend in Wales and travelled to Inuishmore. He stayed for 11 months in Aran, living alone in a tiny house. Based on a journal and his letters home, Andrew McNeillie writes about his time in Aran, and island life.