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 ofthe old and new on their beloved Emerald Isle. Under theirguidance, you'll experience the cosmopolitan luxuries of Ireland'scities, learn the secrets of its ancient ruins, and figure out thesmartest ways to navigate all that green in between.

They hit all the highlights and tell you how to see them intheir best light--from the Giant's Causeway, Newgrange, andGlendalough, to the Ring of Kerry, Killarney National Park, andCliffs of Moher. Plus they lead you off the beaten path toundiscovered ruin sites, unsigned prehistoric tombs, and gorgeousisolated beaches.

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

"Frommer's Ireland Day by Day" also includes a colorfold-out map.


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Chapter 2 Strategies for Seeing Ireland
Chapter 3 The Best AllIreland Itineraries
Chapter 4 Dublin the Best Day Trips
Chapter 5 Counties Wexford Waterford
Chapter 6 Cork City County Cork
Chapter 7 Killarney
Chapter 8 County Kerry
Chapter 9 Galway City
Chapter 11 Counties Sligo Mayo
Chapter 12 Belfast
Chapter 13 Northern Ireland
Chapter 14 Irish History Culture
Chapter 15 The Best SpecialInterest Trips
Chapter 16 The Savvy Traveler

Chapter 10 Counties Galway Clare

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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 and

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