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What's the most famous book set in each County of Ireland?



  • Registered Users Posts: 527 ✭✭✭ mylittlepony

    The Twelve (The Ghosts of Belfast) by Stuart Neville

  • Closed Accounts Posts: 188 ✭✭ Teamhrach

    Donegal: 'Caisle?in ?ir'

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,738 ✭✭✭ cml387

    "The Blackwater Lightship" by Colm Tobin (excellent book by the way) is most definitely Wexford.

  • Registered Users Posts: 2,933 ✭✭✭ PressRun

    John Banville has said that the setting of his novel The Sea is based on Rosslare.

  • Registered Users Posts: 5,477 ✭✭✭ Oops69

    Limerick ; Angela's Ashes , what else ......of course i should qualify this as Limerick city maybe before I Get a bashing from eFFIN or somewhere in the county.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 665 ✭✭✭ idnkph

    KJ wrote:
    Any suggestions for Louth?

    Wild goose lodge. Set in reaghstown.
    The book as always is much better than the movie. But the movie has lots of locals in it so worth a watch.
    It's a true story too.

  • Registered Users Posts: 4,853 ✭✭✭ bobbyss

    The Playboy of the Western World?
    Across the Bitter Sea- Eilish Dillon?
    Famine trilogy of Walter Macken?

  • Registered Users Posts: 19,351 ✭✭✭✭ Harry Angstrom

    The Dork of Cork. A little-known gem from Chet Raymo.