The Blasket Island Guide

ISBN-13:
9781847172167

The Blasket Islands are famous for their writers, lore and unique location off the south-west tip of Ireland. This guide is perfect for anyone who wants to explore the Great Blasket Island, learn its history and discover what has captivated visitors and residents in this special place.
The Blasket Islands are famous for their writers, lore and unique location off the south-west tip of Ireland. This guide is perfect for anyone who wants to explore the Great Blasket Island, learn its history and discover what has captivated visitors and residents in this special place. Written by acknowledged experts and illustrated throughout in colour.
'provides a good grounding on how to explore the island and its wild inhabitants ... pocket-friendly' -- Kerry's Eye 'an absolutely fabulous read ... a beautifully well put-together publication ... a must-have for anybody who's thinking of visiting the Great Blasket Island ... On every page there's a photo with an indication of what you should be looking at and where yo -- Destination Kerry on Radio Kerry 'by two great enthusiasts for the islands, one of them the only current part-time resident ... will interest all readers of the "Blasket library", and help those visiting in future summers to enjoy the past and recover a little of that life was like there -- The Irish Catholic 'Don't board the ferry at Dunquin without it ... Its photographs are magnificent ... a quick history of the island, a nature guide and a walking guide.' -- Irish Examiner 'this volume teems with information and photos ... Redican and Stagles combine to provide an invaluable guide for both the armchair traveller and the daytripper.' -- RTE Guide 'splendid ... a real inspiration' -- Books Ireland 'this is a book that makes one want to drive, urgently, down to the far end of the Dingle peninsula and take the next boat to the Blaskets' -- Books Ireland 'manages to pack in just about everything you'd want to know about the island' -- Books Ireland 'splendid .


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