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.
A humorous guide to the highlights of Dublin, for native and tourist alike. A broad selection of twenty things to see from cultural highlights to distilleries, historical sites to seats of learning, all with Murphy and O'Dea's trademark humour.
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.
An enthralling account of a 2,300km walk from the North Sea to the Mediterranean following the GR5, the Grand Randonee Cinq. The route follows a network of old trails, forest and bridle paths, canal banks, alpine valleys and passes. The description includes the history of places passed through and memories of past adventures.
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.