Atmospheric photographic panoramas of wild and beautiful landscapes of Ireland, and images of its people, are accompanied in this book by text which aims to portray the vivid nature of Irish history. A reference section for travellers provides detailed information on places of interest.
Dublin; the southeast - Leinster; the southwest, Munster; the west -Connaught; the north - Donegal; Northern Ireland. Ireland - melancholy and history: the centuries old North -South divide; an apostle for Ireland; James Joyce and Bloomsday; Patrick's mission to Europe; how Catholic are the Irish still? "to hell or Connaught"; music is the key to Ireland; Protestants on horseback; the power of the world; from home rule to independence; Guinness - Ireland's national drink; Northern Ireland; welcome to both parts of Ireland;active Ireland -traditional sports. Geography, regional studies, history: topography; people and religion; language; climate; flora and fauna; a chronology of Ireland's history; provinces and counties; political life; culinary pleasures round the clock - Irish cuisine; economy; an A to Z of places and regions worth a visit; the Republic of Ireland (Eire); Northern Ireland (Ulster).