With its unique mix of jaw-dropping landscapes, lively cities, friendly people and buzzing nightlife, it's hard to beat a holiday in Ireland. This book is the perfect companion to this alluring country, telling you all the best things to see and do and giving you more information on history and culture than any other guide. Our expert local author has fully updated the guide for this new edition, with reworked chapters on the Irish character, Dublin, and Galway and the West, while the Belfast chapter has been brought right up to date with coverage of the city's exciting new Titanic Quarter and interactive Titanic museum.
The book tells you everything you need to know about the essential Irish experiences, from vibrant festivals like Dublin's Bloomsday to the country's world-renowned pubs and fantastic array of outdoor activities like walking, golf and angling. Stunning pictures throughout give you a vivid portrait of modern Ireland. Comprehensive maps will help you get around and travel tips provide all the essential information, along with our recommendations for the best bars, restaurants and hotels.