eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Ireland, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756691265
  • ISBN-13: 9780756691264
  • DDC: 914.1504
  • 416 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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DK Eyewitness Ireland Travel Guide will lead you straight to the best attractions this diverse country has to offer. Packed with photographs, illustrations and detailed maps, discover Ireland region by region; from the bustling capital, Dublin, to stunning Killarney National Park. The guide provides all the insider tips every visitor needs from the island's best fishing spots to the best venues for Irish jazz, with comprehensive listings of the best hotels, resorts, restaurants and nightlife in each region for all budgets. You'll find 3D cutaways and floorplans of all the must-see sites plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns of Ireland. DK Eyewitness Ireland explores the country's celtic heritage, historical folklore, castles and churches, focussing on the best scenic routes and Ireland's incredible landscapes. With up-to-date information on getting around by train, car or ferry and all the sights listed town by town, DK Eyewitness Ireland is indispensable. Don't miss a thing on your holiday with DK Eyewitness Ireland.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Ireland.
2: Discovering Ireland.
3: Putting Ireland on the Map.
4: A Portrait of Ireland.
5: The Landscape and Wildlife of Ireland.
6: Architecture in Ireland.
7: Literary Ireland.
8: The Music of Ireland.
9: Ireland’s Celtic Heritage.
10: The Sporting Year.
11: The History of Ireland.
12: Prehistoric Ireland.
13: Celtic Christianity.
14: Anglo-Norman Ireland.
15: Protestant Conquest.
16: Georgian Ireland.
17: Famine and Emigration.
18: War and Independence.
19: Modern Ireland.
20: Ireland through the Year.
21: Dublin Area by Area.
22: Dublin at a Glance.
23: Southeast Dublin.
24: Southwest Dublin.
25: North of the Liffey.
26: Further Afield.
27: Shopping in Dublin.
28: Entertainment in Dublin.
29: Dublin’s Best: Entertainment.
30: Street Finder Index.
31: Ireland Region by Region.
32: Ireland at a Glance.
33: Southeast Ireland.
34: Exploring Southeast Ireland.
35: Cork and Kerry.
36: Exploring Cork and Kerry.
37: The Lower Shannon.
38: Exploring the Lower Shannon.
39: The West of Ireland.
40: Exploring the West of Ireland.
41: Northwest Ireland.
42: Exploring Northwest Ireland.
43: The Midlands.
44: Exploring the Midlands.
45: Northern Ireland.
46: Exploring Northern Ireland.
47: Travellers’ Needs.
48: Where to Stay.
49: Ireland’s Best: Hotels.
50: Choosing a Hotel.
51: Restaurants, Cafés and Pubs.
52: The Flavours of Ireland.
53: Choosing a Restaurant.
54: Pubs in Ireland.
55: Shopping in Ireland.
56: What to Buy in Ireland.
57: Entertainment in Ireland.
58: Sports and Outdoor Activities.
59: Survival Guide.
60: Practical Information.
61: Personal Security and Health.
62: Banking & Local Currency.
63: Communications & Media.
64: Travel Information.
65: Arriving by Sea.
66: On the Road.
67: Travelling by Train.
68: Travelling by Bus and Taxi.
69: Travelling within Cities.
General Index.