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With some of Ireland’s most beautiful and untamed scenery, 400km of rugged coastline and enticingly peaceful roads, what better way to explore County Kerry than by bike? These scenic cycles will guide you along popular routes and bring you to hidden gems. In a county famous for its climbs, some of the country’s most spectacular ascents, summit...
An essential companion for bird lovers and gardeners alike since it was first published, this highly successful guide to identifying garden birds has now been fully updated with the latest information and statistics. Highlighting a range of plants and planting schemes that support wildlife, it provides expert advice on making your garden a...
In a moving memoir, Trevis reveals the challenges and joys of living with multiple sclerosis in an Irish town. He surmounts physical setbacks and cultural differences with self-effacing wit, serving up life’s lessons and his favourite recipes one tasty chapter after another. This is a story not of survival, but of living life to the full....
John Thuillier  tells of community suffering, seafaring under lofty masts and billowing sails and life ashore in the taverns and coffee houses, aboard ships and in ‘lewd’ houses. This comprehensive overview of Kinsale’s seafaring tradition will be enjoyed by all who appreciate a whiff of salty spray and the adventure attached to ships...
A unique companion to bird-identification reference books,  Birds of Ireland  focuses on our interaction with birds, wild, domesticated and extinct. Glynn Anderson identifies over 150 birds of Ireland, giving each name (in Irish and English) and its meaning, a description and associated beliefs, myths, legends, weather lore,...
Birds have been important symbols in our art and culture for thousands of years. They feature strongly in Irish myths and legends, have inspired poets and painters, and feature in many place names. This latest book by Niall Mac Coitir draws together the stories, customs and folklore that have gathered around Ireland’s birds, both wild and...