The Book of the Burren
Tir Eolas, Co Galway.
Essays by experts on inter alia the history, archaeology, geology, and botany of the region. A comprehensive reference book.
The Natural History of the The Burren
Gordon Darcy. Immel Publishing Limited, London.
A season by season guide to the natural history of the region by the much-respected author and natural historian.
The Burren and the Aran Islands A Walking Guide
Tony Kirby. Collins Press, Cork.
A guide to some of the best walks in the Burren region and the Aran Islands with text, maps, photographs and exquisite illustrations. First published 2009. Latest edition issued August 2014.
The Burren Wall
Gordon Darcy. Tír Eolas, Co Galway.
A fine study of the social history of the tens of thousands of kilometres of drystone walls in the region.
Wild Plants of The Burren and the Aran Islands
Charles Nelson. Collins Press, Cork.
The definitive pocket guide to 136 of the most widely occurring wild flowers in the region.
The Burren and The Aran Islands – Exploring The Archaeology
Carleton Jones. Collins Press, Cork.
A wonderfully produced volume of text, photographs and illustrations of the most important monuments of these two great regions by the NUI Galway archaeology lecturer.
Burren Archaeology A Tour Guide
Hugh Carthy. Collins Press, Cork.
Excellent, accessible guide to the cultural landscape of the Burren. Paperback format – ideal companion for Burren field trips.
The Fertile Rock
Carsten Krieger. Collins Press, Cork. A lavish photographic homage to the Burren in all its seasons with accompanying text. A noteworthy first publication by one of the west of Ireland’s finest landscape photographers.
Tim Robinson. Folding Landscapes, County Galway.
A minutely detailed two inch map of The Burren by the great cartographer and author.
Discovery Series Number 51 and 52
Ordnance Survey of Ireland, Dublin. Scale 1: 50 000.
Detailed depiction of topographical features of the region.