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Airey, Alan Irish Hill Days 1937 >>
Andrews, J. H. Paper Landscape, A 1975 >>
Bardwell, Sandra, Helen Fairbairn & Gareth McCorma Walking in Ireland 1999 >>
Barry Dalby The Wicklow Way (Map Guide) 1993 >>
Booth, Frank The Independent Walker's Guide to Ireland 1999 >>
Boydell, Herman & McCarthy Walk Guide: East of Ireland 1991 >>
Boyle, Ken & Orla Bourke Wicklow Way, The 1990 >>
Butterfield, Irvine High Mountains of Britain and Ireland, The 1986 >>
Clements, E. D. The Hewitts and Marilyns of Ireland 1997 >>
Clements, Paul Height of Nonsense, The 2005 >>
Coleman, J. C. Mountains of Killarney, The 1948 >>
Corcoran, Kevin Kerry Walks 1992 >>
Corcoran, Kevin West Cork Walks 1991 >>
Corcoran, Kevin West of Ireland Walks 1997 >>
Dalby, Barry The Wicklow Way Map Guide 1993 >>
Davey, Bernard Bernard Davey's Mourne 1999 >>
Davey, Bernard BERNARD DAVEY'S MOURNES 1999 >>
de Courcy, John W. "Mountains and Summits shown on maps before AD 1700" (articl 2005 >>
Dillon, Paddy Mountains of Ireland, The 1992 >>
Dillon, Paddy Complete Ulster Way Walks, The 1999 >>
Dillon, Paddy Ulster Way, The 199? >>
Dillon, Paddy Exploring the South of Ireland 1998 >>
Dillon, Paddy Connemara 2001 >>
EastWest Mapping Wicklow Way Walks 1998 >>
Fairbairn, Helen Northern Ireland: A Walking Guide 2006 >>
Fairbairn, Helen Ireland's Best Walks - A Walking Guide 2014 >>
Fairbairn, Helen Ireland's Adventure Bucket List, Great Outdoor Experiences 2018 >>
Fewer, Michael Wicklow Way, The 1998 >>
Flanagan, David & Creagh, Richard Exploring Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way 2016 >>
Flowerdew, Michael, P.J. McKeever & J.D. Smyth Explore Series Unkn >>
 
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Flanagan, David & Creagh, Richard Exploring Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way
 
Publisher: Three Rock Books Published: 2016 Last revision: Added by aidand
This book is a travel guide to the west coast of Ireland. It has 224 pages and numerous photographs and outline maps.
aidand
2018-01-17 15:43
This book is definitely a keeper, a book Iíll hang on to knowing Iíll return to it again and again. I donít know who the genius is who came up with the concept of the Wild Atlantic Way (WAW) but they are a national treasure. You might regard the WAW as a marketing gimmick but so what life. The concept, basically a load of road signs, has brought huge business into some of the remotest communities in the country along the 2,500 km western seaboard from Cork to Donegal. This is a very fine guidebook. There is a huge amount of information packed into the books 224 pages. Clearly a vast amount of research went into the book. Most importantly the book is very readable. It is divided into chapters following the WAW from Kinsale up to Lough Foyle. There is lots of detail in the book about things to do - beaches, kayaking, looped walks, cycle routes, camping, horse riding etc. The book is very much aimed at the more active holiday maker. If you are looking for luxury hotels and fine dining then this might not be the book for you. The WAW isnít Route 66 and itís not about rushing from one end to the other. The book sensibly advises concentrating on one area and lingering there awhile. The book doesnít list everything you might see or do on the WAW, clearly that would take many volumes, but itís hard to fault the selection in the book. Itís not an accommodation guide though it mentions a lot of campsites and hostels. The book is beautifully produced with a large number of fine photographs and useful outline maps. Well worth a look.    

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Classic Mountain Days by Jones, Gareth Ll.
Conodate1 4 days ago.
300 page hardback photo memoir of Irish, UK, European and USA walks. Over 50 treks, 1400 colour photographs & maps. Brief geological/topographical introduction to each walk.

  
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The Muglins: Small island with a lighthouse on it.
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Silsean & Moanbane
mlmoroneybb a week ago.
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