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100 Greatest Moments in Irish History

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From the earliest settlements at Mount Sandel around 7000 BC to the first meeting of the Northern Ireland Assembly in 2007, the book introduces the great moments in Irish history to children. Double page spreads are devoted to nine key moments:

BATTLE OF CLONTARF

DESMOND REBELLIONS

BATTLE OF THE BOYNE

1798 REBELLION

GREAT FAMINE

THE RISE OF THE GAA EASTER RISING

WORLD WAR 2 (concentrating on the Bombing of the North Strand - when the war came to Dublin)

GOOD FRIDAY AGREEMENT
And social history is not forgotten - here you'll also find the first publication of the Irish Times, Dana's Eurovision song contest victory, the opening of Dublin Zoo, Riverdance and Stephen Roche's victory in the Tour de France. Illustrated throughout in full colour, here's a perfect introduction for children to Irish history in bite sized chunks.

100 Greatest Moments in Irish History Reviews | Toppsta

9780717149704
  • ISBN: 9780717149704
  • Pub Date: 26th August 2011
  • Publisher: Gill
  • Imprint: Gill & Macmillan Ltd
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number of Pages: 64

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Michael Bright is an executive producer with the BBC Natural History Unit, based in Bristol. He has been a producer in many parts of the BBC, including departments responsible for science, arts, general documentaries, current affairs and natural history programmes, both on radio and television, and was a recipient of the prestigious Prix Ital

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