The Irish Companion

The Irish Companion

by Think Books
     
 

Gallons of Guinness, massive malarkey, vast views: Ireland embraces all these, and more. Over the centuries, this green and vibrant land has established itself as one of the world’s most captivating countries, forging a legacy of huge economic and artistic value. This entry in the Companion series sweeps through the Emerald Isle, offering a look at…  See more details below

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Gallons of Guinness, massive malarkey, vast views: Ireland embraces all these, and more. Over the centuries, this green and vibrant land has established itself as one of the world’s most captivating countries, forging a legacy of huge economic and artistic value. This entry in the Companion series sweeps through the Emerald Isle, offering a look at its history, culture, myth, and folklore. There are Irish jokes, old and new, and answers to such whimsical questions as why W.B. Yeats claimed he could see fairies; just how tricky it is to kiss the Blarney Stone; and which goddess tried to reclaim Ireland for the pagan gods.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845250287
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/2007
Series:
Companion Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
4.98(w) x 7.74(h) x 0.77(d)

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