9781864503791

Lonely Planet Ireland

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    9781864503791

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    1864503793

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-03-01
  • Publisher: Lonely Planet

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From pub-hopping and leprechaun-chasing to Ogham stones and the "Book of Kells, " Lonely Planet presents the essential Ireland. In addition to the requisite lowdown on food and accommodations, a detailed activities section covers everything from walking and birdwatching to hang gliding and rock climbing. 80 maps. Photos.

Table of Contents

The Authors 9(3)
This Book 12(2)
Foreword 14(3)
Introduction 17(2)
Facts About Ireland
19(32)
History
19(11)
Geography & Geology
30(2)
Climate
32(1)
Ecology & Environment
33(2)
Flora & Fauna
35(3)
Population & People
38(1)
Education
38(1)
Arts
39(8)
Society & Conduct
47(1)
Religion
48(1)
Language
49(2)
Irish Music
51(8)
Facts for the Visitor
59(47)
Highlights
59(1)
Suggested Itineraries
60(1)
Planning
60(1)
Responsible Tourism
61(1)
Tourist Offices
61(1)
Visas & Documents
62(2)
Embassies & Consultes
64(2)
Customs
66(1)
Money
66(3)
Post & Communications
69(3)
Digital Resources
72(1)
Books
73(2)
Films
75(1)
Newspapers & Magazines
76(1)
Radio & TV
76(1)
Video Systems
77(1)
Photography & Video
77(1)
Time
77(1)
Electricity
78(1)
Weights & Measures
78(1)
Laundry
78(1)
Toilets
78(1)
Health
78(2)
Women Travellers
80(1)
Gay & Lesbian Travellers
80(1)
Disabled Travellers
81(1)
Senior Travellers
81(1)
Travel with Children
81(1)
Dangers & Annoyances
82(1)
Emergencies
82(1)
Legal Matters
82(1)
Business Hours
83(1)
Public Holidays & Special Events
83(3)
Activities
86(11)
Courses
97(1)
Work
98(1)
Accommodation
98(2)
Food
100(1)
Drinks
101(1)
Entertainment
102(1)
Spectator Sports
103(2)
Shopping
105(1)
Getting There & Away
106(9)
Air
106(6)
Sea
112(1)
Land & Sea
113(1)
Organised Tours
114(1)
Getting Around
115(9)
Air
115(1)
Bus
115(1)
Train
116(1)
Car & Motorcycle
116(3)
Bicycle
119(1)
Hitching
119(1)
Boat
120(1)
Local Transport
120(1)
Organised Tours
120(4)
The Republic of Ireland
124(5)
History
124(2)
Government & Politics
126(1)
Economy
127(2)
Dublin
129(80)
History
130(1)
Orientation
131(1)
Information
131(6)
South of the Liffey
137(19)
North of the Liffey
156(7)
Outside the Centre
163(7)
Activities
170(1)
Organised Tours
170(3)
Special Events
173(1)
Places to Stay
173(7)
Places to Eat
180(5)
Entertainment
185(8)
Spectator Sports
193(1)
Shopping
194(1)
Getting There & Away
195(1)
Getting Around
196(3)
Around Dublin
199(1)
Dun Laoghaire
199(5)
Dalkey
204(1)
Howth
204(3)
Malahide
207(1)
Newbridge House
207(1)
Lusk Heritage Centre
208(1)
Skerries
208(1)
County Wicklow
209(21)
Wicklow Mountains
210(1)
Enniskerry
211(1)
Powerscourt Estate
212(1)
Glencree
212(1)
Sally Gap
213(1)
Lough Tay & Lough Dan
213(1)
Roundwood
213(1)
Glenmacnass
214(1)
Wicklow Gap
214(1)
Glendalough
214(6)
Glenmalure
220(1)
Western Wicklow
221(1)
Blessington
221(1)
Russborough House
221(1)
Glen of Imaal
222(1)
Baltinglass
223(1)
The Coast
223(1)
Bray
223(2)
Kilmacanogue
225(1)
Greystones to Wicklow
225(1)
Wicklow
225(2)
Southern Wicklow
227(1)
Rathdrum
227(1)
Vale of Avoca
228(1)
Arklow
228(2)
Counties Wexford & Waterford
230(33)
County Wexford
230(1)
Wexford
230(7)
Rosslare Strand
237(1)
Rosslare Harbour
237(2)
South of Rosslare Harbour
239(1)
Kilmore Quay
239(1)
Saltee Islands
240(1)
Hook Peninsula & Around
240(3)
New Ross
243(1)
Enniscorthy
244(2)
Ferns
246(1)
Mt Leinster
247(1)
County Waterford
247(1)
Waterford
247(7)
Passage East
254(1)
Dunmore East
254(1)
Tramore
255(1)
Dungarvan
256(2)
Ring Peninsula
258(1)
Ardmore
258(1)
Northern County Waterford
259(1)
Cappoquin
260(1)
Lismore
261(2)
County Cork
263(47)
Cork
263(11)
Blarney Castle
274(1)
Passage West
274(1)
Fota Wildlife Park
274(1)
Cobh
274(3)
Jameson Heritage Centre
277(1)
Youghal
278(1)
Western Cork
279(1)
Kinsale
279(5)
Kinsale to Clonakilty
284(1)
Clonakilty
284(3)
Rosscarbery to Skibbereen
287(2)
Skibbereen
289(2)
Baltimore
291(1)
Clear Island
292(2)
Mizen Head Peninsula
294(1)
Schull
294(2)
West of Schull to Mizen Head
296(2)
Northside of the Peninsula
298(1)
Bantry
298(4)
Sheep's Head Peninsula
301(1)
Beara Peninsula (Ring of Beara)
302(1)
Orientation & Information
302(1)
Glengarriff
302(2)
Sugarloaf Mountain
304(1)
Hungry Hill
305(1)
Castletownbere & Around
305(1)
Bere Island
306(1)
Dursey Island
307(1)
Allihies & the Copper Mines
307(1)
Northside of the Beara
307(1)
Northern Cork
308(1)
Mallow & Around
308(1)
Michael Collins Ambush Site
309(1)
Gougane Barra Forest Park
309(1)
County Kerry
310(40)
Killarney & Around
310(1)
Killarney
310(9)
Ring of Kerry
319(1)
Killorglin
319(3)
Kerry Bog Village Museum
322(1)
Caherciveen
322(1)
Valentia Island
323(1)
Skelling Islands
324(1)
Waterville
325(1)
Skelling Ring
326(1)
Caherdaniel
327(1)
Staigue Fort
328(1)
Kenmare
328(3)
Northern Kerry
331(1)
Tralee
331(3)
Rattoo Round Tower
334(1)
Ballybunion
335(1)
Listowel
335(3)
Around Listowel
338(2)
Dingle Peninsula
339(1)
Dingle
340(3)
Northside of the Peninsula
343(2)
Tralee to Dingle via Annascaul
345(1)
Castlemaine to Dingle
345(1)
West of Dingle
346(3)
Blasket Islands
349(1)
Counties Limerick & Tipperary
350(27)
County Limerick
350(1)
Limerick
350(7)
Around Limerick
357(1)
Adare & Around
358(2)
County Tipperary
360(1)
Tipperary
360(2)
Glen of Aherlow & Galtee Mountains
362(1)
Cashel
363(3)
Athassel Priory
366(1)
Cahir
367(1)
Mitchelstown Caves
368(1)
Clonmel
369(2)
Around Clonmel
371(1)
Fethard
372(1)
Carrick-on-Suir
372(1)
Ahenny & Kilkieran High Crosses
373(1)
Thurles & Around
374(1)
Roscrea
375(1)
Nenagh & Around
375(1)
Lough Derg
376(1)
County Kilkenny
377(16)
Kilkenny
377(10)
Central Kilkenny
387(1)
Bennettsbridge
387(1)
Thomastown & Around
388(1)
Inistioge
389(1)
Graiguenamanagh
390(1)
Gowran
390(1)
Southern Kilkenny
390(1)
Mullinavat
391(1)
Northern Kilkenny
391(1)
Castlecomer & Around
391(1)
Dunmore Cave
391(2)
Central South
393(30)
County Kildare
393(1)
Grand & Royal Canals
393(2)
Maynooth & Around
395(1)
Celbridge
396(1)
Straffan
397(1)
Bog of Allen
398(1)
Rathangan
398(1)
Hill of Allen
398(1)
Robertstown
398(1)
Newbridge & the Curragh
398(1)
Kildare
399(2)
Naas to Carlow
401(2)
Athy
403(1)
County Carlow
404(1)
Carlow
404(2)
Around Carlow Town
406(1)
Borris
407(1)
Mt Leinster
407(1)
South Leinster Way
407(1)
County Laois
407(1)
Portlaoise
407(1)
Rock of Dunamase
408(1)
Emo Court & Demesne
408(1)
Stradbally
409(1)
Portarlington
409(1)
Lea Castle
409(1)
Mountmellick
410(1)
Mountrath & Around
410(1)
Slieve Bloom Mountains
410(1)
Western Laois
411(1)
Abbeyleix
411(1)
Timahoe
412(1)
Durrow
412(1)
Killeshin Church
412(1)
County Offaly
412(1)
Birr
412(4)
Leap Castle
416(1)
Kinnitty
416(1)
Banagher & Around
416(1)
Shannonbridge
417(1)
Clonmacnoise
417(4)
Tullamore
421(1)
Durrow Abbey
422(1)
Edenderry
422(1)
County Clare
423(36)
Ennis & Around
423(1)
Ennis
423(5)
Around Ennis
428(2)
Eastern & South-Eastern Clare
430(1)
Shannon Airport
430(1)
Bunratty
431(1)
Cratloe
432(1)
Killaloe & Around
433(1)
Mountshannon & Around
434(2)
South-Western & Western Clare
435(1)
Killimer
436(1)
Kilrush
436(1)
Scattery Island
437(1)
Kilkee
437(2)
Kilkee to Loop Head
439(1)
Kilkee to Ennistymon
440(2)
Ennistymon
442(1)
Liscannor & Around
442(1)
Cliffs of Mother
443(4)
The Burren
444(3)
Doolin
447(2)
Around Doolin
449(1)
Lisdoonvarna
450(1)
Ballyreen
451(1)
Fanore
451(1)
Black Head & Cathair Dhun lorais
452(1)
Ballyvaughan & Around
452(2)
Central Burren
454(1)
Leamanegh Castle
455(1)
Kilfenora
455(1)
Corofin & Around
456(1)
Northern Burren
457(2)
County Galway
459(37)
Galway
459(12)
South of Galway City
471(1)
Clarinbridge & Kilcolgan
471(1)
Kinvara & Around
472(1)
Gort & Around
472(3)
Connemara
473(2)
Spiddal
475(1)
Roundstone
476(1)
Clifden
477(2)
Cleggan
479(1)
Inishbofin Island
479(1)
Letterfrack
480(1)
Connemara National Park
481(1)
North of Letterfrack
481(1)
Killary Harbour & Around
482(1)
Leenane
482(1)
Oughterard
483(1)
Lough Corrib
484(1)
Maam Cross
485(1)
Recess & Around
485(3)
Aran Islands
486(2)
Inishmor
488(3)
Inishmaan
491(2)
Inisheer
493(1)
Eastern Galway
494(1)
Getting There & Away
494(1)
Ballinasloe & Around
494(1)
Clonfert Catherdral
494(1)
Loughrea & Around
494(1)
Portumna
495(1)
Counties Mayo & Sligo
496(35)
County Mayo
496(1)
Cong
496(5)
Westport
501(4)
Delphi
505(1)
Clare Island
505(1)
Inishturk Island
506(1)
Newport
507(1)
Newport to Achill Island
507(1)
Achill Island
508(3)
Bangor Erris
511(1)
Mullet Peninsula
511(1)
Pollatomish
512(1)
Ballycastle & Around
512(1)
Killala & Around
513(1)
Ballina & Around
514(2)
Crossmolina & Around
516(1)
Castlebar & Around
517(1)
Knock
518(1)
County Sligo
519(1)
Sligo
519(5)
Around Sligo Town
524(1)
South of Sligo Town
525(2)
Lough Gill
527(1)
North of Sligo Town
528(3)
Central North
531(34)
County Cavan
531(3)
Cavan
534(3)
Western Cavan
537(2)
Eastern Cavan
539(2)
County Monaghan
540(1)
Monaghan
541(2)
Rossmore Forest Park
543(1)
Glaslough
543(1)
Clones & Around
544(1)
Carrickmacross & Around
544(1)
Inniskeen
545(1)
Castleblayney
545(1)
County Roscommon
546(1)
Strokestown & Around
546(2)
Boyle & Around
548(3)
Roscommon
551(1)
Western Roscommon
552(1)
County Leitrim
553(1)
Carrick-on-Shannon
553(2)
Shannon-Erne Waterway
555(1)
Leitrim Way
556(1)
County Longford
556(1)
County Westmeath
556(1)
Mullingar
556(5)
Fore Valley
561(1)
Athlone
561(2)
Around Athlone
563(2)
County Donegal
565(40)
Donegal
565(5)
Lough Derg
570(1)
Lough Eske
570(1)
Rossnowlagh
570(1)
Ballyshannon
571(1)
Bundoran
572(1)
South-Western Donegal
573(1)
Mountcharles to Bruckless
573(1)
Killybegs
573(2)
Kilcar & Around
575(1)
Glencolumbcille
576(2)
Ardara & Around
578(1)
Dawros Head
579(1)
Glenties
579(1)
Inland to the Finn Valley
580(2)
North-Western Donegal
581(1)
Dungloe & Around
582(1)
Burtonport
583(1)
Arranmore
583(1)
Gweedore & Around
583(1)
Dunlewy & Around
584(1)
Glenveagh National Park
585(1)
Bloody Foreland
586(1)
Tory Island
586(1)
Falcarragh & Around
587(1)
Dunfanaghy & Around
588(2)
Creeslough
590(1)
Letterkenny & Around
590(1)
Letterkenny
590(4)
North-Eastern Donegal
594(1)
Rosguill Peninsula
594(1)
Fanad Head Peninsula
595(2)
Inishowen Peninsula
597(8)
Counties Meath & Louth
605(41)
County Meath
605(1)
The Coast
606(1)
Duleek
607(1)
Bru na Boinne
608(3)
Slane
611(2)
Slane to Navan
613(1)
Navan
613(2)
Tara
615(2)
Trim
617(6)
Kells
623(2)
Loughcrew Cairns
625(2)
County Louth
626(1)
Drogheda
627(9)
Ardee
636(1)
The Coast Road
637(1)
Dundalk
638(2)
Around Dundalk
640(1)
Cooley Peninsula
641(5)
Northern Ireland
646(7)
History
646(5)
Economy
651(2)
Belfast
653(34)
History
653(4)
Around the Centre
657(7)
South of the Centre
664(2)
Art Galleries
666(1)
West Belfast
666(2)
Outside the Centre
668(4)
Organised Tours
672(1)
Special Events
673(1)
Places to Stay
674(3)
Places to Eat
677(2)
Entertainment
679(4)
Spectator Sports
683(1)
Shopping
684(1)
Getting There & Away
684(1)
Getting Around
685(2)
Counties Down & Armagh
687(32)
County Down
687(1)
Belfast to Bangor
687(2)
Bangor
689(2)
Newtownards & Around
691(2)
Strangford Lough
693(1)
Ards Peninsula
694(4)
Lecale Peninsula
698(2)
Downpatrick
700(5)
Southern Down & Mourne Mountains
705(6)
County Armagh
711(1)
Armagh
711(5)
Around Armagh
716(1)
South Armagh
717(2)
Counties Derry & Antrim
719(39)
County Derry
719(1)
Derry
719(13)
Limavady & Around
732(1)
Downhill & Around
733(1)
Coleraine
734(1)
Dungiven & Around
735(1)
Plantation Towns
736(1)
Portstewart
736(2)
County Antrim
738(1)
Portrush
738(2)
Portballintrae
740(1)
Bushmills
741(1)
Giant's Causeway
741(3)
Ballycastle
744(3)
Rathlin Island
747(1)
Murlough Bay
748(1)
Cushendun
748(1)
Cushendall
749(1)
Carnlough
750(1)
Glenarm
751(1)
Larne
751(1)
Islandmagee
752(1)
Carrickfergus & Around
752(2)
Antrim
754(1)
Ballymena & Around
755(1)
Lisburn & Around
756(2)
Counties Tyrone & Fermanagh
758(19)
County Tyrone
758(1)
Omagh
758(4)
Sperrin Mountains
762(1)
Cookstown
762(1)
Around Cookstown
763(1)
Dungannon
764(1)
Around Dungannon
765(1)
County Fermanagh
766(1)
Enniskillen
766(4)
Around Enniskillen
770(1)
Lough Erne
771(1)
Around Lough Erne
772(5)
Language 777(3)
Appendix - Place Names 780(3)
Glossary 783(7)
Index 790

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