Rick Steves, Pat O'Connor. residents to the mainland in 1953. ... These people formed the most traditional Irish community of the 20th century—the symbol of ancient Gaelic culture. A special closeness to an island—combined with a knack ...
Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Hachette UK
Wander rustic towns, emerald valleys, lively cities, and moss-draped ruins: with Rick Steves on your side, Ireland can be yours! Inside Rick Steves Ireland 2018 you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for planning a multi-week trip through Ireland with deep dives into each region Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites Top sights and hidden gems, from the Rock of Cashel and the Ring of Kerry to distilleries making whiskey with hundred-year old recipes How to connect with local culture: Hoist a pint at the corner pub, enjoy traditional fiddle music, and jump into conversations buzzing with brogue Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight The best places to eat, sleep, and relax over a Guinness Self-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and awe-inspiring museums Vital trip-planning tools, like how to link destinations, build your itinerary, and get from place to place Detailed maps, including a fold-out map for exploring on the go Useful resources including a packing list, Irish phrasebook, a historical overview, and recommended reading Over 1,000 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down Annually updated information on Dublin, Kilkenny, Waterford, County Wexford, Kinsale, Cobh, Kenmare, The Ring of Kerry, Dingle Peninsula, County Clare, the Burren, Galway, the Aran Islands, Connemara, County Mayo, Belfast, Portrush, the Antrim Coast, Derry, County Donegal, and much more Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Ireland 2018. Planning a one- to two-week trip? Check out Rick Steves Best of Ireland.