The Most Famous Irish People You've Never Heard Of: Myths and Legends of Ireland by Colin Murphy

The Most Famous Irish People You've Never Heard Of: Myths and Legends of Ireland

byColin Murphy

Kobo ebook | October 15, 2012

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STORIES OF ADVENTURE & ACHIEVEMENT

INVENTORS, GOLD-DIGGERS, MILITARY LEADERS, SPIES, RABBLE-ROUSERS, SOLDIERS, COURTESANS, ACE PILOTS DETECTIVES, ATHLETES, HEROES

Irish people have left their mark on virtually every corner of the globe. This fascinating book tells the stories of the Irish who are justly celebrated in their adopted homelands, but virtually unknown in Ireland.

  • William Melville from Kerry, the First Head of MI5
  • Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty from Cork, who rescued 4,000 Jews and Allied Servicemen from the Nazis
  • James Hoban from Kilkenny who designed The White House
  • Jennie Hodgers from Louth who served three years in Union Army during the American Civil War - as a man
  • George McElroy from Dublin who became one of World war I’s outstanding aerial aces

And many more …

Title:The Most Famous Irish People You've Never Heard Of: Myths and Legends of IrelandFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 15, 2012Publisher:The O'Brien PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1847174469

ISBN - 13:9781847174468

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