Ireland For Dummies by Elizabeth AlbertsonIreland For Dummies by Elizabeth Albertson

Ireland For Dummies

byElizabeth Albertson

Paperback | March 8, 2011

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Explore the Emerald Isle in style

From its fascinating history and friendly people to its stunningly beautiful landscapes, Ireland has it all. Take in breathtaking clifftop views or heather-covered hills. Play championship golf courses or explore ancient castles. Enjoy Celtic music and a pint of Guinness at local pubs. Visit cosmopolitan Dublin, hot-and-happening Belfast, or quaint villages. With this friendly guide, you'll enjoy the best of Ireland.

Open the book and find:

  • Down-to-earth trip-planning advice

  • What you shouldn't miss —and what you can skip

  • The best hotels and restaurants for every budget

  • Lots of detailed maps

Liz Albertson worked as an editor for Frommer’s Travel Guides for four years before making the leap to the other side of the computer as the author of Ireland For Dummies. When she isn’t researching and writing, Liz spends much of her time in Ireland sitting in on traditional music sessions, fiddle in hand. During the school year, Liz ...
Title:Ireland For DummiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:504 pages, 8.7 × 5.7 × 1.7 inPublished:March 8, 2011Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0470888725

ISBN - 13:9780470888728

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Introducing Ireland 7

Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Ireland 9

Chapter 2: Digging Deeper into Ireland 20

Chapter 3: Deciding When and Where to Go 37

Chapter 4: Following an Itinerary: Four Great Options 45

Part II: Planning Your Trip to Ireland 53

Chapter 5: Managing Your Money 55

Chapter 6: Getting to Ireland 63

Chapter 7: Getting Around Ireland 68

Chapter 8: Booking Your Accommodations 76

Chapter 9: Catering to Special Travel Needs and Interests 83

Chapter 10: Taking Care of the Remaining Details 91

Part III: Dublin and the East Coast 99

Chapter 11: Dublin 101

Chapter 12: Easy Trips North of Dublin: Counties Meath and Louth 168

Chapter 13: Easy Trips South of Dublin: Counties Wicklow and Kildare 179

Chapter 14: The Southeast: Counties Wexford, Waterford, Tipperary, and Kilkenny 198

Part IV: Counties Cork and Kerry 235

Chapter 15: County Cork 237

Chapter 16: County Kerry 271

Part V: The West and the Northwest 307

Chapter 17: Counties Limerick and Clare 309

Chapter 18: County Galway: Galway City, the Aran Islands, and Connemara 338

Chapter 19: Counties Mayo and Sligo 370

Chapter 20: County Donegal 390

Part VI: The West and the Northwest 401

Chapter 21: Counties Derry, Fermanagh, and Tyrone 403

Chapter 22: Belfast and County Antrim418

Chapter 23: County Down 439

Part VII: The Part of Tens 447

Chapter 24: Top Ten Traditional Irish Dishes and Drinks 449

Chapter 25: The Top Ten Items to Buy in Ireland 451

Appendix: Quick Concierge 453

Index 458