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Irish History for Dummies



EUR 11.99

A rip–roaring ride through the history of the Emerald Isle

Ireland’s story is an amazingly dramatic and intense one – and today the influence of Irish culture can be felt around the globe. This book helps you find out why, taking you on a rollercoaster journey through the highs and lows of Ireland’s past including invasions, battles, executions, religious divide, uprisings, emigration – and Riverdance!

Mike Cronin is a lecturer at the Centre for Irish Programmes, Boston College, Dublin. He has written 5 books on Irish history.

Discover:

  • When and how Ireland became Celtic
  • Ireland and Britain’s complex relationship
  • The evolution of Irish culture
  • How Irish emigration has affected the world
  • Northern Ireland’s rocky road to peace