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

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    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.

    Kerry Way

    By Donal Nolan

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    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

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    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

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    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.

    Dublin & Wicklow

    By Helen Fairbairn

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    Walking in Dublin and Wicklow is nothing new - it has long been one of Ireland's most popular outdoor playgrounds. Some routes are established classics, and most lie within an hour of Dublin city. So what are you waiting for? Pack your bag, pull on your boots and go -...

    Vatican Pimpernel

    By Brian Fleming

    Paperback £7.85

    Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty was an Irish Oskar Schindler who saved over 6,500 lives during the German occupation of Rome in the Second World War. He was immortalised in the film The Scarlet and the Black with Gregory Peck as O'Flaherty and was awarded high honours.

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