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Wild Swimming In Ireland

Author : Maureen McCoy
ISBN : 1848892802
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File Size : 66.17 MB
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A guide to 50 of Ireland's best locations for swimming, diving, and snorkeling. From secret coves to serene rivers and lakes, there is something for swimmers of all abilities. With maps and color photos.

Ireland S Adventure Bucket List

Author : Helen Fairbairn
ISBN : 9781788410502
Genre : Travel
File Size : 49.39 MB
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Adventure is closer than you think. Ireland’s wild scenery and dramatic landscapes call out for exploration, and this inspirational guide will open your eyes to the huge variety of exhilarating outdoor experiences the country has to offer. Whether you want to sea kayak around remote stacks and arches, discover delicate stalactites in underground caverns, stand amidst a colony of breeding seabirds or scramble up a rocky ridge to the country’s highest summit, this book shows you how. From snorkelling in County Cork to island-hopping in County Donegal, there are trips to suit all levels of expertise in every province of Ireland. With all the practical details you need to plan your outing – including comprehensive route descriptions, handy trip-summary boxes and maps – you can set off to explore the country’s most spectacular spots in confidence. Embark on an epic journey to tick off the whole bucket list, or cherry-pick your favourite activities for weekend adventures. Either way you’re guaranteed to be invigorated by the scale of Ireland’s natural wonders.
Category: Travel

Camping By The Waterside

Author : Stephen Neale
ISBN : 9781472943323
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 48.64 MB
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This stylish and inspiring book contains all the information campers need to make the most of the wonderful waterside locations throughout the UK and Ireland. Covering all kinds of camping (caravan, campsite and wild), the book starts by showing how to plan your trip, what gear to take and how to get stuck into all the fantastic water-based activities on offer, such as sailing, kayaking, angling, surfing and wild swimming. Tip boxes, top 10 features and gorgeous photos combine to give readers all the knowledge and inspiration they need to get out there, whether they're on their own, part of a family or with a group of friends. The main part of the guide is organised by region, but also searchable by activity. Each region has an overview, and within it the best sites to visit, with useful information (best times of year to go, activities on offer, facilities, cost), advice on most attractive pitches, contact details and photos. There is a huge variety of sites here, all with something unique to offer, and helpful maps plot each one clearly. With a Foreword by One Man and his Campervan's Martin Dorey, this is the essential guidebook for all campers, showing how it really is possible to pitch up in paradise. This 2nd edition is thoroughly updated throughout, featuring new campsites and photography.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Georgina Campbells Ireland 07

Author : Georgina Campbell
ISBN : 9781903164235
Genre : Travel
File Size : 50.81 MB
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This guide describes approximately 1200 recommended establishments throughout Ireland - from a wide range of hotels, restaurants, cafes and pubs through to guest houses and farmhouses.
Category: Travel

Deep Deception

Author : Justine McCarthy
ISBN : 184717082X
Genre : Child sexual abuse
File Size : 52.4 MB
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Updated Edition In November 2009 former national and Olympic swimming coach Ger Doyle was convicted of thirty-five sexual offences against children. This is just the most recent of an appalling series of child sexual abuse scandals in Irish swimming. Long before Ger Doyle was charged, renowned swimming coaches George Gibney, Derry O'Rourke and Frank McCann had become synonymous with some of the worst crimes against children ever to come before the Irish courts; Fr Ronald Bennett, founder of the Schools Swimming Association, was also charged with sexual assaults against his pupils. All these coaches, the most respected in the sport, preyed on young swimmers. They exploited their dreams of greatness and betrayed the trust of their parents. Between them, they are believed to have left hundreds of victims in their wake. And the failure of the sport's authorities to respond adequately to complaints paved the way for the abuse of many more young victims. In candid interviews, survivors outline the effects of the abuse - psychiatric illnesses, broken marriages, financial hardship, and alcohol and drug addiction. Deep Deception examines the structures of Irish swimming, looks at the reasons these men escaped justice for so long and assesses the measures that have been taken to protect children in the aftermath of the scandals. This updated edition includes new chapters and previously unpublished material. JUSTINE McCARTHY is an award-winning journalist and a frequent broadcaster. She works for The Sunday Times and is the author of Mary McAleese: The Outsider, a biography of the president.
Category: Child sexual abuse

Ireland Guide

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ISBN : 0717128873
Genre : Travel
File Size : 70.34 MB
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Category: Travel

Signpost Selected Premier Hotels In Great Britain Ireland 2003

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ISBN : 1871985374
Genre : Travel
File Size : 77.65 MB
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The original annual color guide to the British Isles' finest hotels, founded and published since 1935. Focusing on quality independent hotels with each having been stayed in or dined at and selected for superior ambiance and hospitality. Special attention is paid to good service, cuisine and warmth of welcome. Each hotel is a gem, offering the vital ingredients for a relaxing, "away from it all" break.
Category: Travel

I Found My Tribe

Author : Ruth Fitzmaurice
ISBN : 9781635571592
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 26.80 MB
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A transformative, euphoric memoir about finding solace in the unexpected for readers of H is for Hawk, It's Not Yet Dark, and When Breath Becomes Air. Ruth's tribe are her lively children and her filmmaker and author husband Simon Fitzmaurice who has ALS and can only communicate with his eyes. Ruth's other "tribe" are the friends who gather at the cove in Greystones, Co. Wicklow, and regularly throw themselves into the freezing cold water, just for kicks. The Tragic Wives' Swimming Club, as they jokingly call themselves, meet to cope with the extreme challenges life puts in their way, not to mention the monster waves rolling over the horizon. Swimming is just one of the daily coping strategies as Ruth fights to preserve the strong but now silent connection with her husband. As she tells the story of their marriage, from diagnosis to their long-standing precarious situation, Ruth also charts her passion for swimming in the wild Irish Sea--culminating in a midnight swim under the full moon on her wedding anniversary. An invocation to all of us to love as hard as we can, and live even harder, I Found My Tribe is an urgent and uplifting letter to a husband, family, friends, the natural world, and the brightness of life.
Category: Biography & Autobiography