Irelandopedia: A Compendium of Maps, Facts and Knowledge
By: John Burke (author), Fatti Burke (author)Hardback
It's an encyclopedic tour around Ireland ... it's an Irelandopedia!
Get ready to go on an exciting adventure around Ireland.Unleash your imagination and sense of adventure as you discover Ireland like you've never seen it before!
Armchair travellers of any age will be totally absorbed by Fatti Burke's detailed illustrations and her father John's fabulous facts, which can be discovered on every page.
Spot the ghosts in Dunluce Castle. Can you find the vanishing lake? Eat a blaa in Waterford and a yellowman in Antrim. Travel to the highest peak and the smallest harbour -- even discover which county Elvis Presley's ancestors were from!
Go fact-hunting and collect knowledge, county by county, until you have an Irelandopedic knowledge yourself!
'A rambling encyclopaedic tour of Ireland, bountifully illustrated, one of the most entertaining reference books we have had for some time' The Irish Times
Kathi `Fatti' Burke is An illustrator with a passion for all things Irish. With a combined love of mapmaking and travel, she likes nothing more than drawing the places around her. She graduated from NCAD in 2012 and has been working as an illustrator ever since, creating commercial, editorial and commissioned pieces. Originally from Co. Waterford, Kathi now lives and works in Dublin City. John Burke is a retired primary school teacher and was Teaching Principal of Passage East National School from 1980 to 2009. He has always been interested in environmental studies, local history and exploring Ireland. He is currently Chairperson of Waterford Teachers' Education Centre and Secretary of Barony of Gaultier Historical Society. He lives in Waterford.
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