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Poucher, W. A. Journey into Ireland - Turas in Éirinn 1953 >>
Raymo, Chet Climbing Brandon: Science & Faith on Ireland's Holy Mountain 2004 >>
Reilly, Eoin Causeway Coast Way with Moyle Way 2010 >>
Robert Lloyd Praeger The Way That I Went 1937 >>
Rothery, Sean A Long Walk South 2001 >>
Ryan, Jim Carrauntoohil and MacGillycuddy's Reeks 2006 >>
Sheehy, Maurice Walks of Discovery in the Dingle Area 1982 >>
Siggins, Lorna Everest Calling - The Irish Journey 1993 >>
Smith, Albert & Kevin Warner Ten Walks in the District of Enniskerry 2002 >>
Somers, Dermot Endurance 2005 >>
Swan, Harry Percival Highlights of the Donegal Highlands 1956 >>
Teegan, Sean Scenic Walks in Cork 1998 >>
Tees, Alan Scrambles in Ulster and Connacht 2017 >>
Tempan, Paul "Some Notes on the Names of Six Kerry Mountains" (article) 2005 >>
Tempan, Paul "Scawt Hill" (article) 2006 >>
Tempan, Paul "Two Mountain Names: Slieve Felim and Mauherslieve" (article 2006 >>
Tempan, Paul "Scotia's Glen through the Ages" (article) 2007 >>
Tempan, Paul "The Element Málainn in Place-Names" (article) 2008 >>
Tempan, Paul Review of Jim Ryan - Carrauntoohil & MacGillycuddy's Reeks: 2009 >>
Various ES2k Magazine 2000 >>
Villiers-Tuthill, Kathleen Beyond the Twelve Bens 1986 >>
Wall, Claude Mountaineering in Ireland 1930 >>
Whilde, Tony West, The (Irish Walk Guides) 1978 >>
Whittow, J. B. Geology and Scenery in Ireland 1974 >>
Wicklow County Tourism Wicklow Walking Guide, The 2000 >>
Wicklow Mountains National Park Staff Exploring Glendalough 1995 >>
 
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Poucher, W. A. Journey into Ireland - Turas in Éirinn
 
Publisher: Country Life Published: 1953 Last revision: Added by pdtempan
Poucher intended to write a guide to walking in Ireland like those he wrote for mountain regions of Britain. He spent one rather wet summer walking in Ireland, and didn't get enough done to produce a comprehensive guide, so the result is more a coffee-table book. However, the photos are of good quality and provide a fascinating reminder of how different Irish rural life was only a few decades ago. This book is out of print and I've only ever seen 2 copies of it, so snap it up if you come across it. I think he did a colour photo collection published in 1986.

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