Irish Miscellany

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Ireland
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Author(s): Dermot McEvoy
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Feb 10, 2015
Product Number: EB00747403
Released: Jan 11, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781632200099
Publisher: Skyhorse
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Description

With Irish Miscellany, author Dermot McEvoy lets you revel in the fun and fascinating explanations behind Irish traditions and folklore. He offers the answers to questions you've always had-or never knew you had-as he covers all aspects of Ireland. From Irish culture to ancient history to modern pastimes, this full-color book educates and entertains. Such facts include: The true history of Halloween Why the Celtic cross is such a staple icon of Ireland A history of the Irish Gaelic language Where to find megalithic art in Ireland and why it's there A history of the Tailteann Games Historical monarchies that ruled Ireland in ancient times The world's first suburban commuter railway And many more This delightful book is the perfect gift for anyone planning a visit to Ireland, with an interest in Irish history, or with a drop of Irish blood. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in history-books about World War II, the Third Reich, Hitler and his henchmen, the JFK assassination, conspiracies, the American Civil War, the American Revolution, gladiators, Vikings, ancient Rome, medieval times, the old West, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

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