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By Felicity Hayes-McCoy,Wilf Judd

The western Dingle Peninsula, on the fringe of Europe, is certainly one of Ireland’s such a lot distant areas. For millennia, it has additionally been a hub for international viewers: its place made it a medieval centre for investors, and the wildness of its rugged panorama has been the atmosphere for religious pilgrimage. This seeming paradox is what makes Dingle and its western hinterland exact: the traditional, local tradition is preserved, whereas additionally being stimulated by means of the realm at huge. It’s a wealthy historical past, most sensible understood via talking to the folk who stay and paintings right here. yet what percentage viewers get that opportunity?

Starting with Dingle city, and following the Slea Head force, Felicity Hayes-McCoy and Wilf Judd take us on an insiders’ journey of the sector, interviewing locals, starting from farmers, postmasters and boatmen to museum curators, radio presenters and sean-nós singers. citizens for the final 20 years, Felicity and Wilf provide functional details and suggestion in addition to cultural insights that may provide any customer a deeper figuring out of this specified place.

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Dingle and its Hinterland: People, Places and Heritage

The western Dingle Peninsula, on the fringe of Europe, is one in every of Ireland’s such a lot distant areas. For millennia, it has additionally been a hub for international viewers: its place made it a medieval centre for investors, and the wildness of its rugged panorama has been the atmosphere for religious pilgrimage. This seeming paradox is what makes Dingle and its western hinterland special: the traditional, local tradition is preserved, whereas additionally being motivated through the realm at huge.

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