Inspiration happens in the strangest places. Looking at a bottle of Irish Spring – I said why not take a trip to Ireland? No too costly?
Yes you can! with your library card in hand you can! Don’t hesitate to be an armchair traveler and take a trip to Ireland!
Visit us soon to take a look at all GPL has to offer you on Emerald Isle.
Did you know?
•The River Shannon is the longest river in Ireland and Britain
•At the Olympics, boxing tends to be Ireland’s most successful sport
•Many Irish Family names start with “Mac” or “O” which means respectively “son of” and “grandson of” in Gaelic
•Ireland is a snake-free due to its isolation from the European mainland – this is a fact I can appreciate!
•The RMS Titanic was built in Belfast, Northern Island
Check out GPL’s history and travel sections for Ireland:
Fodor’s 2016 Ireland
Frommer’s easy guide to Ireland 2016
Full tilt: Ireland to India with a bicycle (2016)
The Work of Angels: masterpieces of Celtic metalwork, 6th-9th centuries AD (2016)
W.B. Yeats: a life (2016)
Discover gems in our fiction section:
Dubliners by James Joyce
Felicia’s Journey by William Trevor
The Gathering by Anne Enright
The lost island : a Gideon Crew novel by Preston & Child
This is how it ends by Kathleen MacMahon
The sky’s the limit this summer on the travels you can take with your library card.
Whether leaving home or not, you can learn about the sights, sounds, cuisines of a myriad of world cultures @ GPL with ease.
As our journey ends remember: Erin go Bragh!