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ConnemaraConnemara: Listening to the Wind In its landscape, history and folklore, Connemara is a singular region ill-defined geographically, and yet unmistakably a place apart from the rest of Ireland. Tim Robinson, who established himself as Ireland's most brilliant living non-fiction writer with the two-volume "Stones of Aran", moved from Aran to Connemara nearly twenty years ago. This book is the result of his extraordinary engagement with the mountains, bogs and shorelines of the region, and with its folklore and its often terrible history: a work as beautiful and surprising as the place it attempts to describe. Tour Connemara.

Sli an Iarthair or the Western Way in ConnemaraSli an Iarthair or the Western Way in Connemara: A Walkers' Map and Guide Sli an Iarthair, the Western Way, is a long-distance footpath which runs from Oughterard to Leenaun via Maam. The Galway stretch of it passes through the eastern part of Connemara and the Joyce Country, a famously beautiful region of mountains, lakes and bogland, and will provide the rambler with several days of vigorous and varied hiking. The Way is described in six sections, each clearly shown on a contoured map on a scale of 1:50,000..

The Shores of ConnemaraThe Shores of Connemara A naturalist's guide to the seashore and coastal waters of Connemara, County Galway, and an account of the life of the people who lived there in the late-19th and early-20th centuries. The author describes the flora and fauna of the seashore, the living people made from them and the crafts involved.

Connemara After the FamineConnemara After the Famine: Journal of a Survey of the Martin Estate by Thomas Colville Scott, 1853 An impartial account of the famine affects on Clifden and the surrounding area. This book charts from the estates surveours view the after affects of the famine on Connemara. Conemara geographicaly the poorest area of Ireland survived nearly totaly on pottatoes and in many areas nearly the hole population died. The book gives an account of the help offerd to people during the famine. It is touching in it's harsh factual manner. It tells of the state of churches and houses across the D'arcy estate. Figures for the work house are given and this is a good rounded measure of the socioecnomic state of the time. many helpfull maps are provided.

Setting Foot on the Shores of ConnemaraSetting Foot on the Shores of Connemara This is a collection of writings by Tim Robinson. As well as "Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara", the work includes "Place/Person/Book", Robinson's introduction to the Penguin Classics edition of Synge's "The Aran Islands". These pieces are written from the perspective of cartography, landscape interpretation, mathematics, art and writing. With the author, the reader explores Connemara, the Burren and Aran Islands.

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