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McCarthy's Bar
Pete Mccarthy

Classification : Travel & Adventure
Pub Date : Sep 01, 2010
Imprint : Hodder Paperbacks
Page Extent : 384
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780340766057
Price : 799

About the book
Pete McCarthy's tale of his hilarious trip around Ireland has gained thousands of fans all over the world.

Pete 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 a travel broadcaster, Pete admits that he feels more at home in Ireland than anywhere. To find out whether this is due to rose-coloured spectacles or to a deeper tie with the country of his ancestors, Pete sets off on a trip around Ireland and discovers that it has changed in surprising ways. Firstly obeying the rule 'never pass a pub with your name on it', he encounters McCarthy's bars up and down the land, and meets English hippies, German musicians, married priests and many others. A funny, affectionate look at one of the most popular countries in the world
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McCarthy mines a rich seam of humour as he finds himself on the receiving end of some warm but unsophisicated hospitality. But then, he could probably make a phone book funny.
If you're not pissing yourself within minutes of picking up this gem by Pete McCarthy, there's every chance you're actually dead
Don't panic - this is not the same story you hear from every tourist you meet ... This book will make you laugh out loud through recognition and embarrassment
One of the funniest writers around. If you were asked to choose the ideal travelling companion, you would put Pete McCarthy near the top of your list. But if he doesn't happen to be available, MCCARTHY'S BAR is the next best thing
Hilarious, informed and intelligent ... a wonderful debut. By the end, we, too, would like to move to Ireland
An engaging, evocative book. Four out of five stars
McCarthy is a hilariously funny writer
     
Pete Mccarthy
Pete McCarthy was born in Warrington to an Irish mother and an English father.
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Books by Pete Mccarthy
McCarthy's Bar (PB)
The Road to McCarthy (PB)