Synopses & Reviews
With an array of dazzling photographs, this book deftly guides the traveler through all the sights and experiences—from Belfast’s Titanic Quarter to the Ring of Kerry to pub culture and Irish dance—that make the Emerald Isle one of Europe's most popular destinations.
Expanded Coverage: This edition features additional information on the country’s best golf courses as well as reviews of Dublin’s hottest culinary newcomers. Ancestor-hunters will love the newly expanded map and list of Irish family names to help them track down their roots.
Illustrated Features: A number of in-depth illustrated features cover Dublin’s literary heritage, Irish traditions from pub life to dance and music, iconic sights like the Ring of Kerry and the Rock of Cashel, shopping tips, and Belfast’s Titanic history. Top attractions and top experiences sections help travelers plan the perfect trip based on your interests. Spotlights highlight cruising on the Shannon, hiking in the West, and Irish whiskeys.
Indispensable Trip Planning Tools: Check out the Great Itineraries section for suggested routes through different regions of Ireland. The guide comes with a country-wide pull-out map that also covers the city of Dublin.
Discerning Recommendations: Fodor’s Ireland offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor’s Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. “Word of Mouth” quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.
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