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Ireland´s Forgotten Past: A History of the Overlooked and Disremembered

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Description for Ireland´s Forgotten Past: A History of the Overlooked and Disremembered Paperback.
Why did the Romans never try to conquer Ireland? Why did the King of Spain give his name to an Irish county? And how did brandy change the course of Irish history? Turtle Bunbury explores unexpected corners of the past to offer an informative and entertaining glimpse into 36 lesser-known tales from Irish history, from the eruption of a massive volcano in County Armagh sixty million years ago to more recent events that have made Ireland the vibrant place it is today. In his inimitable sparkly style, Bunbury explores the people and events from high to low that played major ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2021
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780500296363
SKU
9780500296363
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 2 to 4 working days
Ref
99-3

About Turtle Bunbury
Turtle Bunbury is the author of several books, including The Irish Pub. He was a co-presenter of The Genealogy Roadshow on RTÉ television, and also appeared on BBC1’s Wogan’s Ireland and episodes of the American and Irish versions of the 'Who Do You Think You Are?' TV series.

Reviews for Ireland´s Forgotten Past: A History of the Overlooked and Disremembered
'Delicious … a stirring atlas of Irishness' - Sebastian Barry, Guardian 'Marvellous … a magnificently eclectic collection' - BBC History Magazine 'Bunbury’s voice … is warm and engaging. He draws the reader in for a bit of a chat and a bit of a laugh about the eccentricities of his Irish antecedents' - Irish Examiner 'A rare and cherishable thing ... Read more

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