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The Sunny Side of Ireland How to see it by the Great Southern and Western Railway   By: (1816-1877)

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The Sunny Side of Ireland: How to See It by the Great Southern and Western Railway is a comprehensive guidebook written by John O'Mahony. Filled with vivid descriptions, insightful travel tips, and enchanting anecdotes, this book offers an enticing glimpse into the scenic landscapes and cultural treasures of Ireland.

One of the standout features of O'Mahony's writing is his ability to transport readers to the vibrant and picturesque locations he describes. Whether it's the awe-inspiring Cliffs of Moher, the charming streets of Dublin, or the tranquil beauty of the Galtee Mountains, O'Mahony's words paint a vivid and captivating picture of the Irish countryside. From rolling green hills to crystal-clear lakes, readers can almost feel the breeze on their skin and take in the breathtaking sights.

Furthermore, the author's attention to detail is commendable. O'Mahony ensures that no aspect of Ireland's charm goes unnoticed, delving into the history, architecture, folklore, and traditions of each region. With a deep appreciation for the country's cultural heritage, O'Mahony provides readers with fascinating insights, making the journey through Ireland feel both informative and enriching.

The book is not only an exceptional travel guide but also a practical resource for those venturing across Ireland using the Great Southern and Western Railway. O'Mahony meticulously includes important details such as train schedules, connections, and fares, ensuring that readers can plan their journey with ease. This attention to detail makes the book invaluable for both seasoned travelers and first-time visitors to Ireland.

Moreover, O'Mahony's writing style is engaging and inviting, making the book a joy to read. His passion for Ireland shimmers on every page, creating an infectious enthusiasm that inspires readers to embark on their own Irish adventure. Additionally, the inclusion of vibrant photographs throughout the book adds another layer of visual appeal, bringing the text to life and further enticing readers to explore the "sunny side" of Ireland.

Although originally published in the early 20th century, The Sunny Side of Ireland remains relevant and informative to this day. Though some details might have changed over the years, the essence of Ireland's natural beauty and cultural richness endures, making this guide invaluable for anyone seeking to discover the country's hidden treasures.

In conclusion, The Sunny Side of Ireland: How to See It by the Great Southern and Western Railway is a must-read for anyone planning to visit Ireland or seeking to delve deeper into the beauty and charm of the country. O'Mahony's informative and enchanting writing style, coupled with his deep knowledge and love for Ireland, make this guide a valuable companion for any traveler. So grab a copy, hop on board the Great Southern and Western Railway, and prepare to be captivated by the sunny side of Ireland.

First Page:

Transcriber's Note: Inconsistent spelling of place names are left as in the original.

THE SUNNY SIDE

OF

IRELAND.

[Illustration]

Second Edition. Re written and Enlarged.

THE SUNNY SIDE

OF

IRELAND.

HOW TO SEE IT BY THE GREAT SOUTHERN AND WESTERN RAILWAY.

BY

JOHN O'MAHONY.

With Seven Maps and over 160 Illustrations.

AND A CHAPTER ON THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE SOUTH AND WEST OF IRELAND,

BY

R. LLOYD PRAEGER, B.A., B.E., &c.

ALEX. THOM & CO. (LIMITED), 87, 88, & 89, ABBEY STREET, DUBLIN.

PREFACE TO FIRST EDITION.

These pages attempt to make better known the large part of Ireland which is served by the Great Southern and Western Railway Company, and while doing so to realise Shakespeare's words:

"An honest tale speeds best being plainly told."

If they succeed in these endeavours, they will satisfy the compiler. No inexorable route is insisted upon, but no suggestion is stinted which may help the tourist to enjoy fully the beautiful country he passes through and a beautiful country it truly is, be it approached from Athlone, its north western gate, by the Shannon, where,

"In the quiet watered land, the land of roses, Stands Saint Kieran's city fair,"

or from its south western side, in the kingdom of Kerry, where the ocean leans against the mountains, and the storm swept peak of Skellig Michael makes the most westerly citadel of Christ in the Old World! Everywhere within its broad borders, swift rushing rivers, mirror like lakes, and mountains tiaraed in the skies, delight the vision and gladden the heart... Continue reading book >>




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