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Kerry By John Wesson

Kerry by John Wesson

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Take a grand tour of Kerry and discover its people, landscape and wildlife - from the lush pastures of the North to the tranquil lakes of Killarney, from the other-worldly Skellig Islands to the serenity of the Blaskets and the rainbows and snow-capped mountains of Macgillycuddy's Reeks.

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Kerry: The Beautiful Kingdom by John Wesson

The Kingdom of Kerry is both a visitor's and a photographer's delight. Everywhere you turn, in every season, there's a feast for the eyes, from magnificent sunsets to huge Atlantic waves to the bare trees of winter. Discover miles and miles of beaches, rugged peninsulas, inlets and cliffs, as well as mountains, lakes, sheep and wild goats. The soft rains produce an abundance of flora, like bog cotton and fuchsia, while the lush, sweet grass is perfect for Kerry's famous dairy farming. The towns, like Killarney and Tralee, are lively and welcoming, and the people are proud of all things Kerry, from their Gaelic footballers to their writers and artists. In summer, festivals abound, like the Puck Fair in Killorglin, Listowel Writers' Festival or the Rose of Tralee, while locals and visitors alike also enjoy great fishing, regattas and GAA.

John Wesson celebrates Kerry's people and lifestyle, its moods and its magnificence. Come and explore this phenomenal natural wilderness, nestled on the Atlantic's edge. Here there is room to be alone ... but never lonely.

Kerry Reviews

if it was a country it would be a world icon and the images on these pages reflect why

* Travel Xtra *

beautiful - the kind of coffee table book you keep returning to ... delights on every page ... a great stocking filler with Christmas on the horizon

* Kerry's Eye *

a visual feast ... Wesson has been visiting Kerry to take pictures for 30 years ... his enthusiasm for the county and its people shines through on every page of his book

* Evening Echo *

as good as any mindfulness course as it transports you to locations of immense beauty in a second ... it's a stunner

* Sunday World *


* Marty in the Morning, Lyric FM *

distractingly beautiful photos in this book by John Wesson

* The Gloss *

About John Wesson

John is based between England and County Kerry, Ireland, with much of his work focused upon the land and seascapes of the emerald isle. John's subject matter is much varied, preferring inspiring locations and original subjects to the contemporary, often cliched images seen. His quest for unique images has lead him into every corner of Kerry, from the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Skelligs, to some of its oldest abandoned buildings. Thanks to this quest he has found himself in some truly singular situations, such as the private mass held by Franciscan friars on Skellig Michael. John's work can be seen online at, and is displayed in exhibitions and outlets across the County.

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Kerry: The Beautiful Kingdom by John Wesson
O'Brien Press Ltd
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