Following the success of his two books on the castles and ancient monuments of England and Scotland, Damien Noonan has now crossed the Irish Sea to explore the many and varied historic (and prehistoric) sites which are to be found in Ireland. Since many of these are little known and often unsignposted, and since the arrangement for gaining access are frequently ad hoc and informal, a guide of this kind will be particularly welcome to natives and visitors alike. A chapter is devoted to each of the seven tourist regions of the Irish Republic (South-east, North-east, Shannon, West, North-west, Midlands & East and Dublin) with another covering Northern Ireland. There are
Damien Noonan is a freelance writer and journalist based in London; his two previous Daily Telegraph guides to the castles and ancient monuments of England and Scotland are also published by Aurum Press.