A Pocket History of Ireland

A Pocket History of Ireland

by Breandan Oh Eithir (Author)


A short and entertaining history from earliest times to the present by one of Ireland's best-loved writers.

It deals with prehistory, the Celts, Christianity, the Vikings, the Normans. The various conquests and rebellions are covered, including Cromwell, Wolfe Tone, the 1916 Rising.

One of the main features is that it brings history up to date, providing an interesting account of both North and South over the past eighty years, clarifying the development and intricacies of the Northern 'troubles' and the many attempts to resolve them. Understanding and sympathetic, this little book gives a clear and stimulating grasp of Ireland, past and present.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 112
Edition: 3rd Revised edition
Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd
Published: 31 Mar 2000

ISBN 10: 0862786339
ISBN 13: 9780862786335