A fascinating cornucopia of facts about Ireland and the Irish, covering its history, culture, land and people.
In this enthralling celebration of the places and people that make the country unique, Richard Killeen takes the reader on a tour of Ireland that reveals its rich and surprising history, including its heroes and villains, legends and folklore.
As well as exploring the nation's rich literary and sporting heritage, Ireland: 1,001 Things You Need to Know also reveals the best of the country for those visiting today, from Dublin pubs to the nation's finest beaches.
This captivating miscellany holds a treasure trove of information that tells the story of this alluring and bewitching country anew.
Richard Killeen is a freelance writer and historian. He is the author a several acclaimed works of Irish history, including Ireland in Brick and Stone: The Island's History and Its Buildings, The Historic Atlas of Dublin and The Concise History of Modern Ireland.