‘The Great Lighthouses of Ireland’ – Book

Shortlisted for the An Post Irish Book Awards, David Hare’s book is the perfect Christmas gift for the coastal lover in your life


Have a lover of all things coastal in your life? The Great Lighthouses of Ireland book, published to accompany the RTÉ TV series of the same name, makes the perfect Christmas gift.

It contains an encyclopaedic range of subjects, including history, biography, engineering and science, art, wildlife and social history. Stories include the raid on the Fastnet by the IRA, Ireland’s nuclear-powered lighthouse and the heroic rescue of the Daunt Rock lightship.

With more than 300 stunning images and archive documents, this beautiful book brings to life the romance and history of the lighthouses that inspire such fascination.

'The Great Lighthouses of Ireland'

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David Hare's 'The Great Lighthouses of Ireland' is a collection of striking images and fascinating stories about the lighthouses around Ireland’s coast and the extraordinary men and women who lived and worked in them.



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