101 Things You Didn't Know About Irish History (Paperback)

The People, Places, Culture, and Tradition of the Emerald Isle

By Ryan Hackney, Amy Hackney Blackwell, Garland Kimmer

Adams Media, 9781598693232, 256pp.

Publication Date: December 14, 2006

List Price: 9.95*
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Discover the truth behind the myths of the Emerald Isle

Forget about shamrocks, leprechans, and all that blarney; 101 Things You Didn't Know about Irish History dispels the myths and tells the true story of the Irish.

Inside, you'll learn about:
  • Lives of the ancient Celts before the British invasions
  • Famous Irish including Michael Collins, Charles Parnell—and Bono!
  • The potato famine and emigration (were there really gangs of New York?)
  • Irish music and dance

Complete with an Irish language primer and pronunciation guide, 101 Things You Didn't Know about Irish History is an informative reference for anyone who loves the Irish.