Irish Castles : Ireland'S Most Dramatic Castles and Strongholds
The perfect stocking filler for lovers of Irish Castles. A pocket-sized guide to around 140 of Ireland's most dramatic castles and strongholds, all of which are open to the public, with structures from across the whole island of Ireland. A handy 8-page map of all locations featured is included. Historical background and architectural details for each of the castles, accompanied by a beautiful colour photograph. Includes all major sites. Contains an introduction on Ireland's castles - history, description of classification of building type with examples. Includes details on the property's custodianship, a description of the gardens where relevant, location, website and phone number.