For centuries, the Irish have had an impact on the world far beyond what you would expect for a tiny nation on the edge of Europe.They’ve created a world renowned beer, baked a famous cracker, split the atom, invented the submarine and the tank, and even built one of the world’s most well-known buildings:The White House.
This book recounts hundreds of examples of the important roles that Irish men and women have played throughout modern history. The stories are short, easy reads and are often humourous. They are also accompanied by original illustrations.
This book is the perfect thing to expand your knowledge of the influence of the Emerald Isle without overtaxing your brain!
This is an ideal book to dip in and out of, and a wonderful gift or souvenir of Ireland.
David Forsythe is a journalist and author, born and brought up in London by an Irish mother and English father. He has been widely published in the British and Irish press. He is currently the editor of the West Cork Times.
Throughout his career, he has been fascinated by the influences that shape our cultural identity.
He lives in West Cork.