9781843530596

The Rough Guide to Ireland 7

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-07-28
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
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Summary

The Rough Guide to Ireland is the ultimate handbook, covering the island from north to south. Features include: bull; Full-colour section introducing Ireland's highlights. bull; Evocative description of Ireland's landscapes, from the strange geometry of the Giant's Causeway to the wild Aran Islands. bull; Up-to-the-minute recommendations for the best places to eat, drink, stay and hear live music, including the Georgian splendour of Dublin and the remotest villages. bull; Lively articles of the latest political developments, the traditional music scene and Irish art, film and literature. bull; Maps and plans for every region.

Table of Contents

Colour section
Colour map
ii
Where to go
xi
When to go
xv
Things not to miss
xvii
Basics 9(48)
Getting there
11(9)
Red tape and visas
20(2)
Information, websites and maps
22(2)
Insurance and health
24(2)
Costs, money and banks
26(2)
Getting around
28(8)
Accommodation
36(5)
Food and drink
41(3)
Communications
44(1)
The media
45(1)
Opening hours and public holidays
46(1)
Festivals and entertainment
47(2)
Sports and activities
49(4)
Crime and personal safety
53(1)
Travellers with disabilities
54(1)
Directory
55(2)
Guide 57(720)
1 Dublin
59(84)
Highlights
60(8)
Information
68(2)
City transport
70(2)
Accommodation
72(12)
College Green and Trinity College
84(3)
Grafton Street
87(2)
National Museum
89(1)
St Stephen's Green
90(2)
Merrion Square
92(1)
National Gallery
93(4)
Temple Bar
97(3)
Dublin Castle
100(1)
Chester Beatty Library
101(6)
The Liberties
107(1)
Kilmainham
108(1)
The northside
109(10)
The outskirts
119(7)
Restaurants
126(3)
Pubs and bars
129(2)
Live music venues
131(2)
Clubs
133(1)
Theatre and cinema
134(1)
Gay life
135(2)
Shopping
137(2)
Listings
139(2)
Travel details
141(2)
2 Wicklow and Kildare
143(32)
Highlights
144(4)
The Wicklow Mountains
148(1)
Powerscourt House
149(3)
Roundwood
152(1)
Glendalough
152(5)
Wicklow Coast
157(4)
Blessington and Russborough House
161(2)
Maynooth
163(1)
Castletown House
164(3)
Kildare town
167(1)
The Curragh
168(2)
The Bog of Allen
170(1)
Canal country
171(1)
South Kildare
171(2)
Travel details
173(2)
3 Laois and Offaly
175(18)
Highlights
176(2)
Portlaoise and around
178(2)
Abbeyleix and around
180(2)
Slieve Bloom
182(1)
Mountmellick, Portarlington and around
183(1)
Tullamore and around
184(2)
Clonmacnois
186(2)
Banagher
188(1)
Birr and around
189(2)
Travel details
191(2)
4 Meath, Westmeath and Longford
193(34)
Highlights
194(5)
Brú na Bóinne
199(3)
Stane and around
202(2)
Navan and around
204(1)
Keils and around
205(5)
Tara and around
210(2)
Trim
212(3)
Mullingar and around
215(2)
Northern Westmeath
217(3)
Uisneach to Athlone
220(3)
Goldsmith country
223(2)
Longford and around
225(1)
Travel details
226(1)
5 Louth, Monaghan and Cavan
227(32)
Highlights
228(3)
Drogheda and around
231(6)
Mellifont and Monasterboice
237(2)
North to Dundalk
239(4)
The Cooley Peninsula
243(3)
Monaghan town
246(2)
Around County Monaghan
248(5)
Cavan town, Lough Oughter and Ballyjamesduff
253(3)
West Cavan
256(1)
Travel details
257(2)
6 Wexford, Carlow and Kilkenny
259(28)
Highlights
260(4)
Wexford town and around
264(5)
The south coast
269(2)
New Ross
271(1)
Enniscorthy and North Wexford
272(1)
Carlow town and around
273(3)
Kilkenny city and around
276(6)
Nore and Barrow valleys
282(2)
Travel details
284(3)
7 Waterford, Tipperary and Limerick
287(46)
Highlights
288(5)
Waterford city
293(7)
Waterford Coast
300(3)
Cappoquin, the Blackwater Valley and around
303(3)
Carrick-on-Suir and around
306(1)
Clonmel and around
307(2)
The Knockmealdown and Galty Mountains
309(1)
Cahir
310(3)
Cashel and around
313(4)
Tipperary town
317(1)
Thurles and around
317(2)
Nenagh
319(1)
Limerick city and around
320(8)
Lough Gur and around
328(2)
South and west of Limerick
330(2)
Travel details
332(1)
8 Cork
333(48)
Highlights
334(1)
Cork city
335(13)
East Cork
348(6)
Inland Cork
354(2)
Kinsale
356(3)
The Seven Heads Peninsula
359(3)
West towards Skibbereen
362(1)
Skibbereen and around
363(2)
Baltimore and the islands
365(3)
Mizen Head Peninsula
368(2)
Sheep's Head
370(1)
Bantry
371(3)
The Beara Peninsula
374(1)
Glengarriff
374(5)
Travel details
379(2)
9 Kerry
381(40)
Highlights
382(1)
Killarney and around
383(10)
Ring of Kerry
393(10)
Kenmare and around
403(3)
The Dingle Peninsula
406(10)
Tralee and around
416(2)
Listowel and Tarbert
418(2)
Travel details
420(1)
10 Clare
421(28)
Highlights
422(3)
Ennis
425(3)
Around Ennis
428(3)
Lough Derg
431(3)
Southwest Clare
434(4)
Lahinch and Ennistymon
438(1)
The Burren
439(3)
The Cliffs of Moher
442(6)
Travel details
448(1)
11 Galway, Mayo and Roscommon
449(80)
Highlights
450(4)
Galway city
454(12)
East Galway
466(7)
The Aran Islands
473(10)
Connemara
483(14)
The Barony of Murrisk and the islands
497(3)
Westport
500(3)
Newport
503(1)
Achill Island
504(4)
Northwest Mayo
508(4)
Ballina to Castlebar
512(3)
Knock to Cong
515(3)
Roscommon town
518(1)
Strokestown
519(2)
West from Strokestown
521(2)
Boyle and around
523(3)
Travel details
526(3)
12 Sligo and Leitrim
529(34)
Highlights
530(2)
Sligo town
532(7)
Lough Gill
539(2)
North of Sligo town
541(5)
West of Sligo town
546(4)
South Sligo
550(4)
Carrick-on-Shannon and around
554(5)
North Leitrim
559(2)
Travel details
561(2)
13 Donegal
563(54)
Highlights
564(1)
Bundoran and around
565(6)
Donegal town and around
571(4)
West of Donegal town
575(4)
Glencolmcille
579(2)
Ardara and around
581(5)
The Rosses
586(4)
Gweedore and Tory Island
590(2)
The Derryveagh Mountains and Glenveagh
592(4)
The north Donegal coast
596(6)
East Donegal
602(3)
The Inishowen Peninsula
605(9)
Travel details
614(3)
14 Belfast
617(36)
Highlights
618(5)
Arrival, information and transport
623(3)
City transport
626(1)
Accommodation
627(2)
City centre
629(6)
South Belfast
635(4)
East Belfast
639(1)
North Belfast
640(1)
West Belfast
640(3)
Restaurants
643(1)
Drinking, nightlife and entertainment
644(6)
Listings
650(1)
Travel details
651(2)
15 Antrim and Derry
653(48)
Highlights
654(2)
North from Belfast
656(6)
The Glens of Antrim and Rathlin Island
662(9)
The north Antrim coast and northeast Derry
671(8)
The northwest Derry coast and Limavady
679(2)
Derry city
681(12)
Southern County Derry
693(4)
South Antrim
697(3)
Travel details
700(1)
16 Down and Armagh
701(46)
Highlights
702(3)
East of Belfast
705(5)
Ards Peninsula
710(1)
Strangford Lough
711(3)
The Lecale Region
714(8)
Newcastle and the Mourne Mountains
722(6)
Newry
728(2)
Central County Down
730(2)
North Armagh
732(5)
Armagh city and around
737(5)
South Armagh
742(3)
Travel details
745(2)
17 Tyrone and Fermanagh
747(30)
Highlights
748(3)
Omagh and around
751(2)
Northwest Tyrone
753(2)
The Sperrins
755(4)
The Clogher Valley
759(5)
Enniskillen and around
764(4)
Lough Erne
768(5)
Western Fermanagh
773(2)
Travel details
775(2)
Contexts 777(102)
History
779(27)
Environment and wildlife
806(6)
Architecture
812(16)
Film
828(5)
Music
833(13)
Literature
846(14)
Books
860(19)
Language 879(10)
Language books and resources
884(1)
Courses
885(1)
Glossary
886(3)
Index and small print 889
Full index
890(10)
Twenty years of Rough Guides
900(1)
Rough Guide credits
901(1)
Publishing information
901(1)
Help us update
901(1)
Acknowledgements
902(1)
Readers' letters
902(1)
Photo credits
902

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