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 of 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.