9781566917261

Rick Steves' Ireland 2006

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  • ISBN13:

    9781566917261

  • ISBN10:

    1566917263

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/24/2006
  • Publisher: Avalon Travel Publishing
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Summary

Rick spends four months each year exploring Europe, and his candid, humorous advice will steer you to the very best sights and museums that Ireland has to offer. You'll find hotels lines at the major monuments. You'll find hotels and restaurants that make the most of your vacation budget. You'll discover cozy villages that take you away from the tourist-beaten path.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Planningp. 3
Resourcesp. 9
Practicalitiesp. 13
Moneyp. 14
Transportationp. 18
Communicatingp. 27
Sleepingp. 30
Eatingp. 35
Traveling as a Temporary Localp. 40
Back Door Travel Philosophyp. 41
Republic of Irelandp. 43
Dublinp. 48
Dun Laoghairep. 87
Near Dublinp. 92
North of Dublin: The Valley of the Boynep. 92
South of Dublin: Glendalough and the Wicklow Mountainsp. 103
Kilkenny and the Rock of Cashelp. 109
Kilkennyp. 109
Rock of Cashelp. 114
Waterford and County Wexfordp. 123
Waterfordp. 123
County Wexfordp. 131
Kinsale and Cobhp. 136
Kinsalep. 136
Cobhp. 148
More Sights in and near County Corkp. 150
Kenmare and the Ring of Kerryp. 154
Kenmarep. 154
Ring of Kerryp. 163
Skellig Ringp. 172
An Daingean Peninsulap. 178
An Daingean Townp. 180
An Daingean Peninsula Circular Tourp. 197
Na Blascaodaip. 205
Traleep. 207
Galwayp. 213
Near Galwayp. 228
County Clare and the Burrenp. 228
Aran Islandsp. 241
Connemara and County Mayop. 251
Northern Irelandp. 263
Belfastp. 270
Bangorp. 288
Portrush and the Antrim Coastp. 291
Derry and County Donegalp. 303
Derryp. 304
County Donegalp. 321
Ireland: Past and Presentp. 330
Irish Historyp. 330
Irish Artp. 345
Irish Literaturep. 349
Irish Languagep. 351
Irish-Yankee Vocabularyp. 354
Appendixp. 361
Indexp. 371
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