Library JournalThis guide divides the Emerald Isle into eight regions which in turn are subdivided into over 100 touring areas. Hundreds of color photos, over 130 maps, and well-chosen words showcase Ireland's scenic and cultural riches. The maps use English place names, and the text provides common Irish words and phrases. Indexing is by English names. Feature articles are scattered throughout the guide. The glossary of terms (mostly dealing with architecture) and a chronology of area history (ending in 1923) are of limited value. Practical information includes phone numbers of tourist offices, some attractions in each touring area, and a directory of outdoor activities contacts. Recommended for most travel collections.-- William R. Smith, Johns Hopkins Univ. Lib., Baltimore
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I took this book along on a month long trip to Ireland. It has more information than a lot of other travel guides. It is a little awkward and heavy but well worth it! It is easy to follow and tells you what to see in each area that you are visiting.
I FOUND THAT THIS BOOK BEAUTIFULLY DESCRIBES THE IRELAND THAT I KNOW AND GREW-UP IN. THE AUTHOR DESCRIBES IN DETAIL SOME OF THE MOST PICTURESQUE SITES OF THE IRISH LANDSCAPE, AS WELL AS A WONDERFUL DISPLAY OF PHOTOGRAPHS. WHEN READING THIS BOOK IT MADE ME FEEL THAT I WAS BACK HOME IN IRELAND AGAIN. IT WOULD BE A WONDERFUL GIFT FOR SOMEONE OF JUST A TREAT FOR YOURSELF.