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McCarthy"s Bar

a journey of discovery in the west of Ireland

by Pete McCarthy

  • 343 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Thomas Dunne Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Atlantic Coast (Ireland),
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • McCarthy, Pete -- Travel -- Ireland.,
    • Atlantic Coast (Ireland) -- Description and travel.,
    • Atlantic Coast (Ireland) -- Social life and customs.,
    • Ireland -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPete McCarthy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA990.A88 M34 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 338 p. ;
      Number of Pages338
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3579228M
      ISBN 100312272103
      LC Control Number2002265075
      OCLC/WorldCa45893432

      This was my first visit to McCarthys. I was meeting a work colleague so we had a table pre booked. I got there earlier than planned and so had time to have a drink and had time to settle down for the evening, I hate last minute rush. On arrival I went to the busy bar and was 11 TripAdvisor reviews. McCarthys Bar, Cork: See 11 reviews, articles, and photos of McCarthys Bar on Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews.

      Visited McCarthy's Bar in July - HOT weather, very COOL Dingle Gin (and other) Drinks! Front bar; concert area and great servcie. Great back story as was family home and run by family (brothers). Wonderful evening!/5(5). McCarthys Bar, Dingle, Ireland. 4, likes 6 talking about this were here. Once described as the hidden gem of dingle this family owned pub is the oldest public house in Dingle bought back /5(92).

      Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for McCarthy's Bar: A Journey of Discovery in Ireland by Pete McCarthy (, Hardcover) at the 5/5(1). Editions for McCarthy's Bar: A Journey of Discovery in Ireland: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kind Cited by: 8.


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McCarthy's Bar is a fantastically gentle and funny book; it grabs you from the first page. It documents his travels along the west coast of Ireland reminding those who have been what a wonderful journey that is, and making those that have not McCarthys Bar book reach for their travel brochures/5.

Praise for Pete McCarthy and McCarthy's Bar: "[McCarthy] is a worthy addition to the ranks of P.J. O'Rourke, Bill Bryson and Peter Mayle He narrates a series of hilarious and surprising adventures with an acerbic eye and a comedian's gift for timing This wonderful debut will appeal to readers who are looking for a well-observed travel guide, or simply for its incisive hilarity."Cited by: 8.

Written by someone who is at once an insider and an outside, McCarthy's Bar is a wonderfully funny and affectionate portrait of a rapidly changing country. Product Details About the AuthorBrand: St. Martin''s Publishing Group.

Written by someone who is at once an insider and an outsider, McCarthy's Bar is a wonderfully funny and affectionate portrait of a rapidly changing country. Read more Read less Length: pagesCited by: 8. McCarthy's Bar. (German) Paperback – Ma by/5(23).

The hugely entertaining, and very funny, McCarthy's Bar is not a traditional travel book, it's one man's story of an expedition of discovery in search for his roots and an explanation for his gut desire to feel : Pete Mccarthy. The book McCarthy’s Bar was published in and went on the sell well over a million copies around the world.

Still well worth the buy. McCarthys Bar book if you are planning a trip to Ireland and you need to sprinkle your timetable with healthy doses of inspiration and serendipity. Aussie Bikes, A Convent and a Surreal Encounter. * A new photo of Herbie, taken by Niki MacCarthy, on show in large format in the bar to mark his third birthday on February 3,   The premise of Pete McCarthy's first book, McCarthy's Bar, is that you should never pass up the opportunity of having a drink in a bar that shares your name/5().

McCarthy's Bar, which is featured in the book McCarthy's Bar, has been closed for two years. English author Pete travelled around Ireland obeying the rule 'never pass a pub with your name on it'. When he visited the pub in Castletownbere he ended up staying all night at Author: Galen English.

McCarthy finds that generous hospitality and good conversation are still to be found and that McCarthy's Bar is a fine place to start looking' Daily Mail 'McCarthy, whose sardonic wit will be familiar to listeners of Radio 4's Breakaway, is as lively and entertaining on the page as he is /5(K).

McCarthy died a decade ago, which has prompted my own visit to MacCarthy’s bar, the now iconic pub in Castletownbere, Co Cork, which appears on the book’s cover and is the place where McCarthy. McCARTHY’S BAR. A Journey of Discovery in Ireland.

by Pete McCarthy. BUY NOW FROM BBC writer McCarthy takes us along on his rather pointless but colorful wanderings in western Ireland.

Raised in northern England, as a child the author often spent long holidays with his mother’s family in Eire—well before the country became the trendy Author: Pete Mccarthy.

Pete McCarthy was born in England to an Irish mother and an English father. He was the writer and performer of many travel series for radio and television in the United Kingdom.

McCarthy's Bar, his first book, was a bestseller in Ireland, England, and Australia. "About /5(K). My husband & I enjoyed this book tremendously & decided to go to McCarthy's Bar in Castletown-Berehaven on our recent trip to Ireland. It's actually Maccarthy's Bar & looks exactly the same outside.

We met Adrienne Maccarthy 4th generation owner, who is mentioned in the Acknowledgements section of Pete's book/5. McCarthy's Bar is the result of a lifelong love affair with Ireland.

Written and read by the presenter of Channel 4's Travelog, it is both an entertaining journey and a personal investigation into a past, and a country populated by hundreds of McCarthys, where Christian Brothers rub shoulders with Van Morrison and Saint Patrick, and a perfect pint of Guiness is a joy that's always worth waiting for.

These led on to his travel book McCarthy's Bar, which, much to his surprise, became an international success, entertaining readers all over the world with. ' McCarthy's Bar', his first book, told of his journey in Ireland, over a six-month period, from the south to the north-west of the country.

'Never pass a bar that has your name on it,' was one of Pete's rules of travel. Hugely popular, the book has sold more than a million copies. Sadly, Pete suffered from cancer, and died inaged only Buy a cheap copy of McCarthy's Bar: A Journey of Discovery book by Pete McCarthy.

Although Pete McCarthy was raised in England, his mother hails from West Cork and, despite never having lived there, he can't shake the strange feeling that Ireland Free shipping over $Cited by: 8.

Pete McCarthy. Pete McCarthy was born in England to an Irish mother and an English father. He was the writer and performer of many travel series for radio and television in the United Kingdom. McCarthy's Bar, his first book, was a bestseller in Ireland, England, and Australia. Pete McCarthyCited by: 8.

McCarthy's Bar, Floral Park, New York. likes 4 talking about this 2, were here. Pub/5(26).Pete McCarthy's travel book, McCarthy's Bar: Journey of Discovery in Ireland traces his steps around Cork to the West and other Irish places.

He returns to his home where he grew up. He meets intriguing Irish folk and other travelers and shares their outlandish tales. Pete was born in Warrington to an Irish mother and an English father/5().“The harp player had just fallen off the stage and cracked his head on an Italian tourist’s pint.

There was a big cheer, and Con the barman rang a bell on the counter. St Patrick’s Day, and McCarthy’s Bar was heaving.” ― Pete McCarthy, McCarthy's Bar: A Journey of Discovery In IrelandCited by: 8.