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    DescriptionCompletely revised, this is the second edition of the sea kayaking guidebook - Oileain, The Irish Islands. The guide describes 270 more islands than the previous edition, has a wealth of new photos, a new design and improved presentation of the tidal information. Dave Walsh describes over 570 islands. The essential information for kayakers or anyone in a small boat is here: landings, camping, drinking water and tidal information. Any wildlife to be found is detailed and on the islands that are or have been inhabited there is a wealth of information on their history and archaeology. The stories are fascinating and often told with a wry humour which makes them very readable. The book is illustrated throughout with colour photographs and maps. The writing and photographs capture the very essence of the wild places described.

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    Oileain - the Irish Islands Guide
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Walsh
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 292
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 240 mm
    Weight: 800 g
    ISBN 13: 9781906095376
    ISBN 10: 190609537X

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.5
    BIC E4L: SPO
    BIC subject category V2: WSSN5
    BISAC V2.8: SPO025000, SPO010000
    DC23: 797.122409415
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    colour maps & photos
    Pesda Press
    Imprint name
    Pesda Press
    Publication date
    01 March 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    David Walsh is a Dublin solicitor and Notary Public, living and working in Ranelagh with his wife Sheila. On a sailing/climbing trip to Spitsbergen in 1990 he saw sea kayaks glide between icebergs in a remote frozen Magdalena Fjord. He was blown away, and the next part of his life began immediately. He bought a sea kayak within weeks of getting home, and kayaking has consumed his life ever since. Islands became David's focus. He was a founder member of Irish Sea Kayaking Association and held the position of Chairman from 1995 to 2003, relinquishing the post only to see to the publication of the initial Oileain.