Ireland: True Stories of Life on the Emerald Isle

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James O'Reilly, Larry Habegger, Sean O'Reilly
Travelers' Tales, 2003 - Travel - 390 pages
4 Reviews
Travelers' Tales Ireland reveals the heart and soul of one of the oldest and richest cultures in Europe. From its Celtic ancestry to its thoroughly modern economy, its predominantly Catholic faith to its thriving music and arts, Ireland is a top choice of Europeans seeking a friendly, cosmopolitan place to unwind, and Irish Americans seeking connections with their forbears. Experience the wonder of Ireland as you have always imagined it would be.
- Kayak among hidden islands with Brian Wilson
- Share a poignant moment with relatives you never knew you had with Brian Moore
- Dance with delight with Niall Williams and Christine Breen
- Encounter friendly con artists with Thom Elkjer
- Explore ancient ruins with David W. McFadden
- Climb St. Patrick's holy mountain with Colm Toibin
- Pilot your own boat up the River Shannon with Kent E. St. John
- Discover the root of "The Troubles" with Cecil Woodham-Smith
- Explore Jonathan Swift's Dublin with Rebecca Solnit
- Walk the Kerry Way with Tim O'Reilly
- Share Heinrich Boll's thoughts on Irish rain

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Review: Travelers' Tales Ireland (Travelers' Tales Guides)

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Great book of short essays/stories about Ireland and its people. Reveals what the Irish are all about. Be careful - you may get addicted to it. Read full review

Review: Travelers' Tales Ireland (Travelers' Tales Guides)

User Review  - Goodreads

I marked this as read, but I didn't finish it. It was interesting enough, but not enough to hold my interest. I still recommend it, but suggest that you flip through and read what interests you instead of reading cover to cover. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

O'Reilly is president and co-publisher of Traveler's Tales. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1975.

Habegger is executive editor of Traveler's Tales and is a travel writer.

O'Reilly-Editor-at-large & director of international sales for Travelers' Tales

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