A Feckin' Tour of Ireland

50 Must Do Things

Colin Murphy

The Emerald Isle has something for everyone, from the stupendous coastline and cliffs of the west to the culture and cuisine of the Ancient East; from the castles and forts of the historic north to the famed golden beaches of the beautiful south - and of course the mighty craic to be found everywhere in between!
Date Published :
April 2020
Publisher :
The O'Brien Press
Contributor(s) :
Brendan O'Reilly
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Hardback
ISBN : 9781788490795
Pages : 256
Dimensions : 7.5 X 4.9 inches
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Overview
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The Emerald Isle has something for everyone, from the stupendous coastline and cliffs of the Wild Atlantic Way in the west to the culture and cuisine of the Ancient East; from the castles and forts of the historic north to the famed golden beaches of the beautiful south – and not forgetting the mighty craic and decent watering holes to be found everywhere in between!

Humorous information about 50 key tourist attractions in Ireland, accompanied by photographs and illustrations. A light-hearted guide of Ireland for natives and visitors alike.

Featured destinations include:

• The Game of Thrones Tour

• The Giant’s Causeway Coastal Route

• Kilmainham Gaol

• Glasnevin Cemetery & Museum

• Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth

• Powerscourt House & Gardens

• King John’s Castle

• Irish National Stud & Gardens

• Yeats Country

About The Author
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Colin Murphy is the author of The Most Famous Irish People You've Never Heard Of and co-author of the bestselling Feckin' collection (The O'Brien Press). His début historical novel Boycott (Brandon) was published in 2012 to great acclaim. '

Brendan O’Reilly is an illustrator and senior art director in the world of advertising. He is also the first person to climb every mountain in Ireland over 500 metres, despite being as old as the hills himself. He is married to Bernie, and they have two children, Vincent and Isobel.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
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1. Titanic Belfast, County Antrim

2. The Game of Thrones Tour, County Antrim

3. The Giant’s Causeway Coastal Route, County Antrim

4. Loop Head Peninsula, County Clare

5. The Burren, County Clare

6. The Cliffs of Moher, County Clare

7. Blarney Castle, County Cork

8. Gougane Barra, County Cork

9. The English Market, Cork

10. Derry City Tour, County Derry/Londonderry

11. Glenveagh National Park, County Donegal

12. Slieve League, County Donegal

13. The St Patrick’s Day Parade, Dublin

14. The Dublin Coastline

15. The Guinness Storehouse, Dublin

16. Dublin’s Heart: Grafton Street, St Stephen’s Green, Georgian Dublin, The National Gallery

17. Christ Church and St Patrick’s Cathedrals, Dublin

18. Trinity College, Dublin

19. O’Connell Street and the GPO, Dublin

20. Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin

21. Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum, Dublin

22. Connemara National Park, County Galway

23. Kylemore Abbey, County Galway

24. Shop Street, Galway

25. The Aran Islands, County Galway

26. The Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry

27. Skellig Michael, County Kerry

28. The Ring of Kerry, County Kerry

29. Irish National Stud and Gardens, County Kildare

30. Kilkenny City, County Kilkenny

31. Leitrim’s Loughs and Glencar Waterfall, County Leitrim

32. Adare, County Limerick

33. King John’s Castle, Limerick

34. The River Shannon

35. Carlingford and Cooley Peninsula, County Louth

36. The Great Western Greenway, County Mayo

37. Cong, County Mayo

38. Westport and Croagh Patrick, County Mayo

39. Newgrange, County Meath

40. Birr Castle, County Offaly

41. Clonmacnoise, County Offaly

42. The Arigna Mining Experience, County Roscommon

43. Yeats Country, County Sligo

44. The Rock of Cashel, County Tipperary

45. Waterford and the Greenway, County Waterford

46. Dunbrody Famine Ship, County Wexford

47. Glendalough, County Wicklow

48. Avondale House and Forest Park, County Wicklow

49. Powerscourt House and Gardens, County Wicklow

50. Wicklow Gaol, Wicklow

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