Why Do People Kiss the Blarney Stone?: And 176 Other Fascinating Irish Trivia Questions
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Why Do People Kiss the Blarney Stone?: And 176 Other Fascinating Irish Trivia Questions

by Ryan Hackney, Amy Hackney Blackwell
     
 

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Fáilte!

Brew yourself a cuppa and settle in to discover...Why Do People Kiss the Blarney Stone? It's the closest you can feel to the Emerald Isle without boarding a plane! You'll tickle your noggin with spirited questions, including:

How did a white bull start a war?
What is Brian Boru's connection to Guinness?
Why was 1847 known

Overview

Fáilte!

Brew yourself a cuppa and settle in to discover...Why Do People Kiss the Blarney Stone? It's the closest you can feel to the Emerald Isle without boarding a plane! You'll tickle your noggin with spirited questions, including:

How did a white bull start a war?
What is Brian Boru's connection to Guinness?
Why was 1847 known as Black '47?
Where does peat come from?
What's so special about the Book of Kells?

This terrific little tome provides the answers to those questions and many more. With information on Irish history, mythology, and culture, you'll be able to go on and on about anything and everything about The Old Sod.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440560057
Publisher:
Adams Media
Publication date:
01/18/2013
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Ryan Hackney received his BA and MA in the history of science from Harvard University. He has written for Let's Go guides to Britain, Europe, and Ecuador, and he edited Let's Go Ireland. He also got engaged in Ireland (to an American) and has an Irish-Canadian bulldog named Chaucey.

Amy Hackney Blackwell graduated from Duke University with degrees in history and medieval and Renaissance studies, with a concentration in the history and literature of the British Isles. She received an MA in early modern European history from Vanderbilt.

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