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By Hugh Lambert
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.
By Brian Murphy
'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...
By Kevin Martin
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...