Frommer's Ireland Day by Day

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 4, 2010 - Travel - 516 pages
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Ireland is one of the most ancient and modern countries in Europe. Our London-based writers of Irish ancestry lead you to the best of the old and new on their beloved Emerald Isle. Under their guidance, you'll experience the cosmopolitan luxuries of Ireland's cities, learn the secrets of its ancient ruins, and figure out the smartest ways to navigate all that green in between.

They hit all the highlights and tell you how to see them in their best light—from the Giant's Causeway, Newgrange, and Glendalough, to the Ring of Kerry, Killarney National Park, and Cliffs of Moher. Plus they lead you off the beaten path to undiscovered ruin sites, unsigned prehistoric tombs, and gorgeous isolated beaches.

They visit all the best hotels and hottest restaurants in person, discover new places not yet on the tourist maps, and offer authoritative, candid reviews to help you find the spots that best suit your tastes and budget. You'll get up-to-the-minute coverage of shopping and nightlife as well; detailed walking tours of city neighborhoods and small towns; special-interest trips for families, foodies, pub crawlers, lovers of literature, and history buffs—including Ireland's wealth of prehistoric sites; 900 full-color photos, a full chapter on Ireland's rich history and culture, and advice on planning a successful Ireland vacation.

Frommer's Ireland Day by Day also includes a color fold-out map.

  

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User Review  - Carrie - Goodreads

One of the best travel guides I've ever used. Information was well organized and easy to find. Restaurant and hotel recommendations were spot on. I also found the various itineraries presented in the introduction extremely useful for laying out my trip plans. Highly recommended. Read full review

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User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

In preparation for my honeymoon to Ireland in November, Gavin bought each of us a book to read, mine being Frommer's Ireland Day by Day. This book covers Dublin and area day trips, Wexford & Waterford ... Read full review

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Contents

Chapter 2 Strategies for Seeing Ireland
19
Chapter 3 The Best AllIreland Itineraries
23
Chapter 4 Dublin the Best Day Trips
47
Chapter 5 Counties Wexford Waterford
130
Chapter 6 Cork City County Cork
167
Chapter 7 Killarney
223
Chapter 8 County Kerry
252
Chapter 9 Galway City
293
Chapter 11 Counties Sligo Mayo
343
Chapter 12 Belfast
376
Chapter 13 Northern Ireland
418
Chapter 14 Irish History Culture
455
Chapter 15 The Best SpecialInterest Trips
469
Chapter 16 The Savvy Traveler
476
Index
490
Copyright

Chapter 10 Counties Galway Clare
317

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About the author (2010)

Husband and wife team Christi Daugherty and Jack Jewers have been exploring Ireland together for years. Christi has been writing Frommer's Ireland since 2006, and Jack has been her co-author since 2009. Christi has also contributed to several other Frommer's guides, including MTV Ireland and MTV Europe, and she authored the first edition of Paris Day by Day. Jack, also a filmmaker by trade, has contributed to several travel guidebooks for a variety of publishers over the years. Both Christi and Jack have Ireland in their blood. Jack grew up listening to his great aunt's tales of life in Dublin during the civil war (she once leaned out of a window during a late-night gunfi ght to tell them to keep the noise down—people were trying to sleep), while Christi not long ago discovered the ruins of the castle her family left behind when they fled County Donegal in the 18th century, with the English hot on their tail. Read more about the authors at www.christidaugherty.com and www.jackjewers.co.uk.

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