Who's Feckin' Who in Irish History, Hardback Book

Who's Feckin' Who in Irish History Hardback

Illustrated by Brendan O'Reilly

Part of the The Feckin' Collection series

Description

Did an Irish monk discover America? Which rebel died of having a feckin' tooth pulled? And who in the name of Jaysus was responsible for the Pledge?

If you've ever wondered how much of our rabble-rousing history is true, and how much a load of wojus oul' bull, then look no further.

From the great to the gormless, this book is a hilarious parade of the life stories of Ireland's favourite heroes and gougers.

Gathered in a collection of the best anecdotes from our chequered past, it will tell you everything you need to know about our writers, revolutionaries, and rogues.

You never know - it might help you win the odd pub quiz as well... The Feckin' collection returns with a funny, original and quirky take on some of Ireland's most famous faces!

Illustrated with photographs and cartoons, the book covers key Irish figures across the millenia like:William Butler Yeats - Nobel Prize winning poetSaint Patrick - Patron Saint of IrelandSir Ernest Shacklton - legendary Antarctic explorerJonathan Swift - the man who wrote Gulliver's TravelsGrace O'Mally - the pirate queen who ran Queen Elizabeth's troups raggedBrian Boru - the last High King of IrelandAnd many more!

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 424 pages, 160 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9781847176325

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