Explore every corner of this beautiful island (North & South) with the revised eigth edition of The Rough Guide to Ireland. The 24-page, full-colour introduction will inspire you on where to go and what to see, from the spectacular scenary of the west coast and the strange geometry of the Giant''s Causeway to the wild Aran Islands and lively bars of Dublin City. In addition, there are three, full-colour, 4-page inserts: ''Irish Music'', ''Under-rated Cuisine'' and ''Lively Festivals''. The guide includes listings for all the very best hotels and restaurants, plus information on all the top bars, shops and the best places to hear traditional Irish Music. The guide takes a detailed look at Ireland''s history and culture with details on everything from the megalithic remains at Brú na Bóinne to how to play the uilleann pipes. The guide comes complete with maps and plans for the whole island.
About the Author
Geoff Wallis is an experienced author and has been contributing to Rough Guides since the early 1980’s. He is co-author of Dublin DIRECTIONS and is a contributor to the Rough Guides to England and Europe. He is also an acknowledged expert on traditional Irish Music. Paul Gray is co-author of Dublin DIRECTIONS and Rough Guides to Bangkok, Thailand and Thailand’s Beaches and Islands.