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McCarthy"s Bar

a journey of discovery in Ireland

by Pete McCarthy

  • 200 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Sceptre in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McCarthy, Pete -- Journeys -- Ireland.,
  • Ireland -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2000.

    StatementPete McCarthy.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination374 p. ;
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22116629M
    ISBN 100340766050


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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 been 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 McCarthys Bar book 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 McCarthys Bar book around the world.

Still well worth the buy. Especially 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 McCarthys Bar book 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 McCarthys Bar book 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.

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 on the airwaves/5().

By all means read the book by Pete McCarthy about his travels in West Cork, featuring this bar. For lunch, the food was delicious (soup/chowder, and sandwich), the Guinness was poured properly, the service was friendly and casual -- exactly what an Irish bar should be/5().

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.

McCarthy's Irish Bar, Lexington: Hours, Address, McCarthy's Irish Bar Reviews: 4/54/5(8). 24 quotes from Pete McCarthy: 'I like reading in a pub rather than a library or study, as it's generally much easier to get a drink.', 'I reckon if I can't spend the day sleeping, the next best thing is to spend it reading and drinking.', and 'If you've had the right kind of education, it's amazing how many things you can find to feel guilty about.'.

: McCarthy's Bar: A Journey of Discovery In Ireland () by McCarthy, Pete and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K). I bought this copy of the book to save for gift-giving at some point after hearing they are no longer publishing it with the original wonderful cover showing the author standing in the doorway of McCarthy's Bar.

I bought my first copy at McCarthy's Bar on on my first trip to Ireland in ' I enjoyed it very much and I now live in Ireland/5. McCarthy’s Pub provided by James Fennell This small pub in Fethard, County Tipperary, offers services for those looking for something beyond the pouring of a pint.

Formerly a grocer, draper, restaurant, hotel, baker, and hackney service, today McCarthy’s operates as a pub, restaurant and undertaker.

Mccarthys Bar, Castletown Bearhaven, Cork, Ireland. 61 likes 2 talking about this 1, were here. Irish Pub/5(). Blood Meridian or The Evening Redness in the West is a epic Western (or anti-Western) novel by American author Cormac hy's fifth book, it was published by Random House.

The majority of the story follows a teenager referred to only as "the kid," with the bulk of the text devoted to his experiences with the Glanton gang, a historical group of scalp hunters who massacred Author: Cormac McCarthy. McCarthys has great music sessions especially Malloy brothers on a Friday eve at 5pm and Rita on Sat night at 9pm great craic Read more Date of experience: November /5(33).

'Today, West Cork is a glamorous destination, a haven for upmarket tourists, but in the s it was the arse end of the back of beyond - and that may be talking it up'. Pete McCarthy was born in Warrington to an Irish mother and an English father and spent happy summer holidays in Cork. Years later, reflecting on the many places he has visited as 5/5(4).

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