The Feckin' Book of Irish History
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The Feckin' Book of Irish History : For Anyone Who Hasn't Been Paying Attention for the Last 30,000 Years

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Forget the boring stuff you learned in school. Here's the REAL skinny on Irish history. Invasions, Emergencies, one Big Rising, all sorts of Troubles; the Siege of Limerick (continuing), Paddy of the Snakes, Niall of the Nine Hostages, The Big Fella, The Long Fella, Aer Lingus and the Flight of the Earls, Daniel O'Connell, Wolfe Tone and other singers, Gun-running at Howth, Wind-surfing at Lahinch; the IRB, the IRA, the EEC, the GAA, the Celtic Tiger, RIP. With illustrations that put the Book of Kells in the ha'penny place.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 130 x 190 x 30mm | 322.05g
  • O'Brien Press Ltd
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • English
  • 256 black & white illustrations
  • 1847170692
  • 9781847170699
  • 6,222

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'the 10th book in O'Brien's best-selling Feckin' series' -- Irish Independent 'like its forerunners it's a riot' -- Irish Independent 'hilarious' -- Books Irelandshow more

About Colin Murphy

Colin Murphy is the author of The Most Famous Irish People You've Never Heard Of and co-author of the bestselling 'Feckin' collection (The O'Brien Press). His debut historical novel Boycott (Brandon) was published in 2012 to great acclaim. Donal O'Dea is a senior Art Director at one of Ireland's leading advertising agencies.show more

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