I Never Knew That About The Irish by Christopher WinnI Never Knew That About The Irish by Christopher Winn

I Never Knew That About The Irish

byChristopher Winn

Paperback | September 1, 2015

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A captivating miscellany of little-known facts and trivia about the Irish.
     In this charming book bestselling author Christopher Winn turns his attention to the Irish people, taking us on a enthralling journey around their homeland, discovering en route the intriguing and surprising ways the places and their history contribute to the Irish character. As he travels across the Emerald Isle, he unearths the traditions, triumphs and disasters, foibles, quirks and customs that come together to make up the Irish people. From County Leitrim, the most sparsely populated county in the Republic of Ireland to County Louth, Ireland's smallest county, discover the site of the first play performed in the Irish language, sail the longest navigable inland waterway in Europe and watch the horse racing at Ireland's first all-weather racecourse. Illustrated throughout with enchanting pen and ink drawings and packed with interesting facts and entertaining stories, myths and legends, I Never Knew That About the Irish will entertain the whole family for hours on end.
CHRISTOPHER WINN's first book was the bestselling I Never Knew That About England. Volumes on Ireland, Scotland, Wales, London, the English, Irish and Scottish followed and he has recently published books on the Lake District, Yorkshire and the River Thames alongside an illustrated edition of I Never Knew That About England. A freelanc...
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Title:I Never Knew That About The IrishFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 7.8 × 5 × 0.5 inPublished:September 1, 2015Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0091960258

ISBN - 13:9780091960254

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