Ireland

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Lonely Planet, 2006 - Travel - 732 pages
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From its cosmopolitan cities filled with old-fashioned blarney, to its lush, lilting landscapes and wild craggy coastlines, Ireland's charming contrasts exceed all expectations. Whether you're here for the croic in a quiet country pub or out to explore a land of legends, let this inspirational guide connect you with the green heart of the Emerald Isle. UNCOVER THE MYTHS - from the Giant's Causeway to the Blarney Stone, get behind the fables. EXPLORE MORE with recommended Itineraries to get you off the beaten track. GET BACK TO YOUR BOOTS - hints and tips on researching the family tree. DELVE INTO THE PAST with in-depth coverage of the country's turbulent history. SLEEP SOUNDLY - charming country houses, swanky city pads and cosy B&Bs - discerning recommendations for every budget.

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User Review  - 34newyorker - Overstock.com

This book was very helpful. I liked how they described the history of ireland. Also I enjoyed the detailed descriptions about the specific sites to visit. The book has helpful maps to plan an organized itinery. Read full review

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User Review  - lindseybg84 - Overstock.com

After having no luck on finding travel books pertaining specifically to Belfast I chose this one for the entertainment factor and it seems to be pretty inclusive of all of Ireland even especially some ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Davenport was born in and spent most of his youth in Dublin. He graduated from Trinity College.

Beech has a degree in anthropology from Cambridge University.

Hannigan spent 15 years as a fisherman in Britain.

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