A Rambling Tour Through Dear Old Ballina


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A companion piece to Dear Old Ballina with 14 great walks around the town, maps, etc,

2009, 90 pages

ISBN 978-0-553699-1-9

This book is intended as a companion piece to the popular and best selling Dear Old Ballina.

Fourteen walks, all of varying lengths, are laid out, with key points of attraction along the way, and with accompanying maps created by Artsworks Ballina that pinpoint well over 100 landmarks and people, as well as architectural features of the town, recently recognised as the Salmon Capital of Ireland.

Famous people featured include President Mary Robinson; Archbishop John MacHale; General Humbert of 1798; the Revd Edward Nangle of the Achill Mission and Skreen; The Earl of Lucan of the Charge of the Light Brigade infamy; the Revd James Greer; the first channel swimmer William Webb; Daniel O’Connell; Michael Davitt; Charles Stewart Parnell, Rosary priest Fr Patrick Peyton; Isaac Butt; pioneering Scottish engineer Alexander Nimmo; Jack B Yeats; Robert Emmet, etc, all of whom can be linked to the town.