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4 edition of Being Irish found in the catalog.

Being Irish

Personal Reflections on Irish Identity Today

by Paddy Logue

  • 347 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Oak Tree Press (Ireland) .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Essays,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • National characteristics, Irish,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Ireland,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Europe - Ireland,
  • 20th century,
  • Civilization,
  • National characteristics, Iris

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8627633M
    ISBN 101860761879
    ISBN 109781860761874
    OCLC/WorldCa44932622

    How the home sod is doing, by a garrulous journalist and writer, now an expatriate in England. Like a competent Sunday supplement hand, worth his weekly stipend, Mr. Bestic in his round-up report on contemporary aspects of Ireland, sketches out general national headaches and calls up a smattering of specific instances. He points to the winds of change moving across the land on .   30 great quotes about Ireland and the Irish. For a comparatively small country, Ireland has made a disproportionate contribution to world literature, music and comedy.4/5.

      Colin Wilkinson (Bluecoat Press) is raising funds for Being Irish on Kickstarter! In the s and 90s, photographer Claude le Gall brilliantly photographed an Ireland that had changed little in decades. Used books. Giving used books new life is what we do best. From classics to self-help, cookbooks, children's books and more. Find a great selection at unbeatable prices.

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