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Great Irish lives

Charles Lysaght

Great Irish lives

by Charles Lysaght

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Published by Times Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Obituaries,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Charles Lysaght ; [foreword by Garret FitzGerald]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA916 .G74 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination362 p. ;
    Number of Pages362
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24816823M
    ISBN 100007317948
    ISBN 109780007317943
    LC Control Number2010294745
    OCLC/WorldCa321014371

    The story of the Great Irish Famine, through the eyes and memories of the Irish people. Tells how they lived, why their lives depended on the potato, how they dreaded the workhouse, and how they feared and defied the landlord who collected the rent and evicted them.4/5(68).   With a complex history and distinct regional variations, Irish crime fiction may be better designed for the micro than the macro—much satisfaction can be gained in immersing oneself in the stories of Belfast, as Paul French recently did in his series of crime writing in cities around the world. Every once in awhile, though, it does us well to take a step back and marvel at a thriving : Molly Odintz.

      The Times Great Irish Lives by Charles Lysaght, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3).   The rural Irish believed in the “wee people,” what we think of today as leprechauns or fairies. Tradition held that the feast day of a particular saint, Saint Ceara, which was held on January 5, was when these supernatural beings would hold a great meeting.

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