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Further Reading - Northern Ireland

0856406252_m.gif (12638 bytes)The Visitor's Guide to Northern Ireland
Synopsis ~ Full of information for visitors, this guide to Northern Ireland covers all the significant tourist attractions, including the historical Ards Peninsula, the Mountains of Mourne, the fishing lakes of Fermanagh and the Giant's Causeway. A factfile includes information on accommodation, banks and money, opening hours, how to travel, and useful names and addresses.

 

Lonely Planet : Ireland
Synopsis ~ Covering both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, this travel guide includes information on: history, culture, politics, architecture and the arts. It also features an Irish-English language section and an activities chapter.

 

0140171606_m.gif (5181 bytes)Ireland and the Irish
Synopsis ~ This is a book about Ireland and the Irish. Although not history, it will cover the past extensively, although not politics it will cover north and south, "the troubles" and their background. There will be much about the people, their defining national character and personality, the relationship to Europe, Britain and the US and although not literary criticism, there will be a lot about the arts and literature of the country.

 

0807002178_m.gif (11245 bytes)Belfast Diary : War As a Way of Life
Review ~ A reader from Eugene, Oregon , 26 January, 1999 ~ American perspective on an Irish war from the front lines I loved this book. It was a very interesting story of an American journalist who placed himself on the front line of the conflict in Belfast. While attempting to blend in, he finds himself being questioned by both sides of the "peace wall." He even has an interesting run-in with the IRA. This book is a good read as well as very informative.

 

0856406031_m.gif (11683 bytes)The Life and Times of Mary Ann McCracken: 1770-1866
Synopsis ~ This is the biography of Mary Ann McCracken, the sister of the executed United Irishman Henry Joy McCracken. Throughout her long life she was a committed champion of Belfast's poor.

 


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