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Burren Archaeology: A Tour Guide

By Hugh Carthy


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The Burren in County Clare contains one of the densest concentrations of archaeological remains in Ireland. Many people are daunted by the prospect of reading about ‘stones and bones’; this guide makes the stones and bones of the Burren understandable by telling the stories behind the monuments. Monuments are grouped by location in order to assist in the planning of routes and tours.

  • Book Format: Paperback
  • Published: 2011
  • Dimensions: 198 x 128 mm
  • Number of pages: 224
  • ISBN: 9781848891050
Excellent photos enliven the text and whet the appetite to visit and see the reality ... Strongly recommended.
The book is well-written and is produced in a handy, pocket-guide size, which will fit handily into a rucksack when visiting the sites it describes. This is a useful introduction to the Burren and is a welcome tool for those intending to visit the area.
Hugh Carthy’s bright and accessible offering is ideal for those who want a whirlwind tour of 10,000 years of human activity