Irish Facts

Irish Facts

by Meghan O'Rourke
     
 
Did You Know That: In Ireland, you sing at a wake and cry at a birth. It was a Dubliner who wrote the famous Civil War song, "When Johnny Came Marching Home." Smiling Murphy is another expression for the potato. An Irish supersition claims that if a person turns his clothes inside-out at sunset, good luck will follow. These are just a sampling of the fun and fabulous

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Did You Know That: In Ireland, you sing at a wake and cry at a birth. It was a Dubliner who wrote the famous Civil War song, "When Johnny Came Marching Home." Smiling Murphy is another expression for the potato. An Irish supersition claims that if a person turns his clothes inside-out at sunset, good luck will follow. These are just a sampling of the fun and fabulous facts in this treasury of information and entertainment about Ireland and its people, past and present.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780517208052
Publisher:
Random House Value Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/15/2000
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
5.27(w) x 7.32(h) x 0.40(d)

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