Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Gentle mountains, rugged ridges, wild moorlands, warm hospitality and the infamous Irish weather - taking to the trail in Ireland is never dull. With routes across the most spectacular landscapes of the Republic and Northern Ireland and highlights of the Waymarked Ways, this guide has hikes for every ability level. Our resident Irish authors share the best of their walking experience, including the rolling Wicklow Mountains, the spiky summits of Connemara, the sandy beaches of the Dingle Peninsula and the dramatic coastal cliffs of the northwest. *85 Great Hikes * Everything you need to know to get prepared * Listings for sleeping, eating and facilities along the way * Advice on equipment, health and safety Lonely Planet gets you to the heart of a place. Our job is to make amazing travel experiences happen. We visit the places we write about each and every edition. We never take freebies for positive coverage, so you can always rely on us to tell it like it is. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Helen Fairbairn, and Gareth McCormack.
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