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Irish book awards

Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way has never looked more beautiful than in these photos

These stunning images show off how gorgeous our country really is.

Updated February 2016

THE AWESOME POWER of Ireland’s western coastline is no more visible than in these stunning photographs from Carsten Krieger’s book Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way.

Krieger took a photographic journey from Donegal to Cork, taking in not just the views, but meeting local people along the way.

From birdwatching to dolphins, piers to castles, the sea to mountains, the book captures many different sides to Ireland’s west.

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The book has been shortlisted for Best Irish Published Book of the Year at this year’s Irish Book Awards, which will take place this Wednesday, 25 November.

Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way by Carsten Krieger has been shortlisted for Best Irish Published Book of the Year in this year’s Bord Gais Energy Irish Book AwardsIreland’s Wild Atlantic Way is published by The O’Brien Press, priced €12.99. Available from all good bookshops now.

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