Lovingly collected and beautifully presented, this rich and diverse treasury of Irish wisdom offers excerpts from distant times to the present day, covering myth, spirituality, literature, politics and love.
From ancient Celtic mysticism to the wit of Oscar Wilde; from the powerful poetry of W.B. Yeats and Seamus Heaney to the political insights of Eamon de Valera, the quotations with in these pages open the door to a universe of inspiration and imagination, of folklore and learning.
A perfect anthology for those who want to rediscover their roots, or simply to learn more about the cultural heritage of the Emerald Isle, this collection of sayings, statements, songs, ballads and aphorisms will uplift the soul and enrich the mind in equal measure.
|Ireland and her people|
|Art and literature|
|Forging a nation|
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Series: Wisdom of...
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 1st November 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.6 x 13.6 x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.397
Edition Number: 1