Irish Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Ireland

February 10, 2015|
Irish Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Ireland by Dermot Mcevoy
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With Irish Miscellany, author Dermot McEvoy lets you revel in the fun and fascinating explanations behind Irish traditions and folklore. He offers the answers to questions you’ve always had—or never knew you had—as he covers all aspects of Ireland. From Irish culture to ancient history to modern pastimes, this full-color book educates and entertains. Such facts include:

The true history of Halloween
Why the Celtic cross is such a staple icon of Ireland
A history of the Irish Gaelic language
Where to find megalithic art in Ireland and why it’s there
A history of the Tailteann Games
Historical monarchies that ruled Ireland in ancient times
The world’s first suburban commuter railway
And many more

This delightful book is the perfect gift for anyone planning a visit to Ireland, with an interest in Irish history, or with a drop of Irish blood.

Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in history--books about World War II, the Third Reich, Hitler and his henchmen, the JFK assassination, conspiracies, the American Civil War, the American Revolution, gladiators, Vikings, ancient Rome, medieval times, the old West, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
Dermot McEvoy was born in Dublin in 1950 and immigrated to New York City four years later. He is a graduate of Hunter College and has worked in the publishing industry for his whole career. He is the author of Terrible Angel, Our Lady of Greenwich Village, and The Little Green Book of Irish Wisdom. He lives in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Title:Irish Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About IrelandFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:160 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.8 inShipping dimensions:160 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.8 inPublished:February 10, 2015Publisher:SkyhorseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1629145165

ISBN - 13:9781629145167

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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