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West Cork: A Place Apart. by Jo Kerrigan

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Welcome to the spirit, moods and amazing views of the wonderful world of West Cork, truly a place apart. A world of stunning landscapes, craggy cliffs, colourful villages, wild bogland, glorious harbours, fabulous beaches, and rocky mountains; West Cork stands apart as one of the most desirable places to live, work, and visit. The famous spots are all here: Mizen and Beara ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published September 6th 2010 by O'Brien Press
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Andre Jute
West Cork: a Place Apart is a book that haunts me, and it isn't about some far-off, distant place, it is about the place where I live.

Jo Kerrigan is a local West Cork girl who went away and made an international reputation, then returned to write for the Irish Examiner and the Evening Echo and make all our lives better. "Winding green lanes and chuckling streams, mysterious lake dwellings and secret valleys, drowned forests and misty mountains: this, surely, is the region JRR Tolkien had in min
West Cork - A Place Apart is a love story by a gifted writer and a talented photographer about their beloved home of West Cork. They know and savor every nook and cranny of this part of the world, the flora and the fauna and the fables. It's not just a picture book, it's a book with pictures, and what photos they are. Jo Kerrigan is a born storyteller with a silver tongue and Richard Mills has a wonderful eye for the landscapes and inhabitants of this little corner of the Emerald Isle, where lif ...more
I would love to go there someday, but even if I never do it in person, I feel like I have been there already through Jo's beautiful book.
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