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Nobody knows Ireland like Lonely Planet. Whether you're after traditional music or contemporary cuisine, grand stately homes or jaw-dropping coastal views, this 9th edition gives you all the information you need for an unforgettable stay.
Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.
In This Guide:
Detailed itineraries help you plan your perfect trip
Best B&Bs and hotels, handpicked by our authors
Unique Green Index to make your travels more ecofriendly
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Hear nothing but wind over stone walls as you walk the edge of the continent on Inisheer.
Taste Ireland's natural bounty as you feast on local produce in Kinsale.
Trade banter with your driver on a black-taxi tour of the political murals of West Belfast.
Tap your toes and raise your glass to a traditional music session in Doolin and Kilfenora.
In This Guide:
Seven authors, over 200 days of research, countless gallons of the black stuff consumed.
Interviews with celebrity chefs, mural artists and fiddlers.
Don't just take our word for it; see what travelers are saying at lonelyplanet.com
Expanded coverage spans hiking, spa retreats, boating on the Shannon, golf breaks, and cooking in Connemara. An important resource for Americans keen to explore their Irish ancestry, this handbook features new color sections on Irish culture, food, and drink.
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