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100 Irish Lives Martin Wallace

100 Irish Lives

Martin Wallace

Published June 28th 1983
ISBN : 9780389203643
Hardcover
184 pages
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From saints and scholars to warriors and patriots to writers, artists, statesmen and simply characters, this entertaining and highly informative collection of short profiles provides not only an account of some remarkable Irish individuals but anMoreFrom saints and scholars to warriors and patriots to writers, artists, statesmen and simply characters, this entertaining and highly informative collection of short profiles provides not only an account of some remarkable Irish individuals but an illuminating journey through the fertile territory of Irish history. The lives recounted here include the familiaroJames Joyce, St. Patrick and Eamon de Valeraoto those which are less familiaroGrace OMalley, the pirate queen- John ODonovan, the Gaelic scholar- Buck Whaley, rake and gambler extraordinary- and Sir Horace Plunkett, pioneer of agricultural cooperation. The volume also includes maps and notes indicating places of interest connected with the lives as well as a helpful list of dates in Irish history and suggestions for further reading.