101 Things You Didn't Know About Irish History: The People, Places, Culture, and Tradition of the Emerald Isle

Ryan Hackney, Amy Hackney Blackwell, Garland Kimmer
Discover the truth behind the myths of the Emerald IsleForget about shamrocks, leprechans, and all that blarney; 101 Things You Didn't Know about Irish History dispels the myths and tells the true story of the Irish.Inside, you'll learn about:Lives of the ancient Celts before the British invasionsFamous Irish including Michael Collins, Charles Parnell—and Bono!The potato famine and emigration (were there really gangs of New York?)Irish music and dance Complete with an Irish language primer and pronunciation guide, 101 Things You Didn't Know about Irish History is an informative reference for anyone who loves the Irish.


Reviewed: 2016-06-05
While a lot of this is interesting, it is what most children in Ireland learn in primary school. There are some errors which would make me wonder how much of it is accurate.

Interesting but you would need to double check the references. The piece that mentioned hurling in particular caused hilarity when I read it out.
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