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Jaywalking with the Irish

CONTENTS

       
Chapter 1

       
Chapter 2

       
Chapter 3

       
Chapter 4

       
Chapter 5

       
Chapter 6

       
Chapter 7

       
Chapter 8

       
Chapter 9

       
Chapter 10

       
Chapter 11

       
Chapter 12

       
Chapter 13

       
Chapter 14

       
Chapter 15

       
Chapter 16

       
Chapter 17

       
Chapter 18

       
Chapter 19

       
Chapter 20

       
Chapter 21

       
Chapter 22

       
Chapter 23

       
Chapter 24

       
Chapter 25

       
Chapter 26

       
Epilogue

       
Acknowledgements

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For David Monagan, born in Connecticut to a staunch Irish-American family, a lifelong interest in Ireland was perhaps inescapable. David studied literature at Dublin’s Trinity College in 1973 and ’74, and he became captivated by the country. After enjoying many visits in the intervening years, in 2000 David and his family relocated from the U.S. to Cork, Republic of Ireland. David has written for numerous publications, including the
Irish Times
,
Sunday Independent
, and
Irish Examiner
, and in his wide travels has developed a keen eye for things baffling and marvelous, such as he finds everywhere around him in modern-day Ireland.

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JAYWALKING
WITH THE IRISH

DAVID MONAGAN

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Jaywalking with the Irish

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Published 2004, reprinted 2005
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Printed in China

Edited by Meaghan Amor
Designed by Nic Lehman

National Library of Australia Cataloguing-in-Publication entry

Jaywalking with the Irish

ISBN 978 1 74220 479 6

1. Ireland – Description and travel. 2. Ireland – Guidebooks.
3. Ireland – Social life and customs.
I. Title. II. Title : Jay walking with the Irish

914.15

Text © David Monagan 2004
Maps © Lonely Planet Publications 2004

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For Jamie and three eager young wayfarers
on distant shores

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