Irish Bed and Breakfast Book

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By Elsie Dillard

Publisher : Pelican Publishing Company, Inc.

ABOUT Elsie Dillard

Elsie Dillard



"A strong consideration for anyone planning a vacation or business trip to Ireland." -James A. Cox, The Midwest Book Review After kissing the Blarney Stone and visiting the Giant's Causeway, you need a place to stay. With this handy guide, which includes more than 150 listings and descriptions, the best bed and breakfasts in the Emerald Isle are at your fingertips. This detailed guide to the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland includes descriptions of all types of bed and breakfasts, from family run O'Leary's farmhouse with sea views in County Cork to Moyglare Manor Hotel's delicious cuisine in County Kildare. Authors Elsie Dillard and Susan Causin note the prices, number of rooms, and available months for each listing. They describe each lodging in careful detail, including its history, ambiance, and owners. Directions to each location are also provided. Bed and breakfasts such as the Griffith House were built at the turn of the century, whilst others, such as Loughcrew House, have been family owned for more than four hundred years. Whether you want luxurious or simple accommodations in Ireland, The Irish Bed & Breakfast Book will make any visit to this magical island as pleasurable and unforgettable as possible. ABOUT THE AUTHORS Elsie Dillard was born in Great Britain but lives in the United States with her husband in Seattle, Washington. From 1976 to 1995, she ran a travel agency called Elsie from England Travel Agency, which specialized in personalized tours of Britain. She also edits Eating Guide to Restaurants in the United Kingdom. Susan Causin was born and raised in England. She has lived in both France and Italy and learned several languages. She worked eleven years for the British Tourist Authority in London and traveled extensively to places such as South America, Asia, the Middle East, and various European countries. Causin lived in Vienna for two years before moving to Seattle, Washington, in 1984. She now works in real estate.