101 Things You Didn't Know About Irish History
People, Places, Culture and Tradition of the Emerald Isle
by Garland Kimmer
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Over 20 million Americans claim some sort of Irish heritage. But how much do readers really know about this amazing country? Forget about shamrocks, leprechauns, and all that blarney, "101 Things You Didn't Know About Irish History" is a concise and authoritative guide that dispels the myths and tells the true stories of the Irish. Its highlights include: lives of the ancient Celts until the British invasions; famous Irish including Michael Collins, Charles Parnell - and Bono; the potato famine and immigration (were there really gangs of New York?); Irish music and dance; and, folklore, faeries and leprechauns. Complete with a Irish language primer and pronunciation guide, "101 Things You Didn't Know About Irish History" is a informative pot of gold for everyone who loves the Irish!