The Rough Guide to Ireland

The Rough Guide to Ireland

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By (author) Sean Doran, Revised by Geoff Wallis, Revised by Margaret Greenwood, Revised by Mark Connolly

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  • Publisher: Rough Guides Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 912 pages
  • Dimensions: 131mm x 198mm x 30mm | 594g
  • Publication date: 26 June 2003
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1843530597
  • ISBN 13: 9781843530596
  • Edition: 7, Revised
  • Edition statement: 7th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: colour photographs, illustrations, maps, index
  • Sales rank: 1,845,581

Product description

The Rough Guide to Ireland is an in-depth guide to the whole of Ireland - both the Republic and the North. This fully updated edition includes a lavish colour section introducing the country's highlights. Each chapter gives vivid descriptions of the best sights, activities, routes, places to stay, eat, drink and be entertained. "No other guide to Ireland offers the detail and the insight offered by the Rough Guide." A reader from Northern Ireland, amazon.co.uk 13 August, 1999 "A good guide to the Ireland of today, discerning and frank." Irish Independent.

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Author information

Margaret Greenwood has been visiting and writing about Ireland regularly since the early 1980s. Geoff Wallis is a freelance writer who has been contributing the Rough Guides for over 20 years and is also the co-author of the Rough Guide to Irish Music.

Review quote

"No other guide to Ireland offers the detail and the insight offered by the Rough Guide." A reader from Northern Ireland, amazon.co.uk 13 August, 1999; "A good guide to the Ireland of today, discerning and frank." Irish Independent.

Table of contents

Colour section: colour map; where to go; when to go; things not to miss. Basics: getting there; red tape and visas; information, websites and maps; insurance and health; costs, money and banks; getting around; accommodation; food and drink; communications; the media; opening hours and public holidays; festivals and entertainment; sports and activities; crime and personal safety; travellers with disabilities; directory. Guide - Dublin: highlights; arrival; information; city transport; accommodation; College Green and Trinity College; Grafton Street; national museum; St Stephen's Green; Merrion Square; national gallery; Temple Bar; Dublin Castle; Chester Beatty Library; the liberties; Kilmainham; the northside; the outskirts; restaurants; pubs and bars; live music venues; clubs; theatre and cinema; gay life; shopping; listings; travel details. Guide - Wicklow and Kildare: highlights; the Wicklow Mountains; Powerscourt House; Roundwood; Glendalough; Wicklow Coast; Blessington and Russborough House; Maynooth; Castletown House; Kildare Town; The Curragh; the Bog of Allen; canal country; South Kildare; travel details. Guide - Laois and Offaly: highlights; Portlaoise and around; Abbeyleix and around; Slieve Bloom; Mountmellick, Portarlington and around; Tullamore and around; Clonmacnois; Banaher; Birr and around; travel details. Guide - Meath, Westmeath and Longford: highlights; Bru na Boinne; Slane and around; Navan and around; Kells and around; Tara and around; Trim; Mullingar and around; Northern Westmeath; Uisneach to Athlone; Goldsmith country; Longford and around; travel details. (Part contents)