Books by Publisher: The Collins Press

    Discover Dublin

    By Hugh Lambert

    Paperback £7.85

    Originally published weekly in the south Dublin newspaper The Leader, these popular pieces by journalist Hugh Lambert have now been gathered together in a special collection. Take a ramble and uncover Dublin's curious corners and forgotten alcoves, as well as the colourful characters who have lived in Ireland's capital.

    Forgotten Patriot: Douglas Hyde and the Foundation of the Ir

    By Brian Murphy

    Paperback £13.25

    'It had been a busy few days for Adolf Hitler, but Douglas Hyde had not slipped his mind ...' Hyde's values stood in stark contrast to those of a continental dictator. As a Protestant nationalist and a leading figure in the language revival, he made the office an inclusive one...

    Have Ye No Homes to Go to? The History of the Irish Pub

    By Kevin Martin

    Paperback £10.25

    The pub has been at the centre of Irish life for centuries. It has played many roles: funeral home, restaurant, grocery shop, music venue, job centre and meeting place for everyone from poets to revolutionaries. Often plain and unpretentious, it is a neutral ground, a leveller - a home away...

    Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way: A Walking Guide

    By Helen Fairbairn

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Renowned walking guide author Helen Fairbairn explores the best walking routes of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way. Illustrated with colour photos and detailed maps, this comprehensive guide is all that's needed to plan a walk on the Wild Atlantic Way whatever your level of expertise.

    Ireland's Trees

    By Niall Mac Coitir

    Paperback £12.85

    Niall Mac Coitir brings to life the myths, legends and folklore associated with native Irish trees, much of which persists to this day.

    Kerry Way

    By Donal Nolan

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    By Kevin Markham

    Paperback £10.25

    Third edition of the most comprehensive guide to Irish golf courses from expensive, well-known courses to affordable little gems. Written from an amateur golfer's perspective, the guide focuses on the energy and excitement of playing each course to give a true representation of the golf experience.

    The Way That We Climbed: A History of Irish Hillwalking, Climbing and Mountaineering

    By Paddy O'Leary

    Paperback £13.25

    Hillwalking is Ireland's most widely practised leisure activity today. Rock climbing has developed to a level of technical excellence with crags in almost every county. This history recounts the adventures, dangers, successes and failures of these multifaceted activities.

    Ireland's Best Walks

    By Helen Fairbairn

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    In a country richly endowed with wild mountain ranges, secluded valleys and untamed coastlines, the best natural landscapes can only be explored on foot. Here are over sixty of the greatest one-day walking routes in Ireland, varying from short strolls to full-day treks. Every part of the Republic and Northern...

    Insects of Ireland

    By Stephen McCormack

    Paperback Save £3.14 = £10.85

    This first guide written specifically on Ireland's insects concentrates on the most charismatic, easily-identified irish insects: butterflies, bumblebees, dragonflies, ladybirds, grasshoppers and shieldbugs.

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