• Title: Irish Pride: 101 Reasons to Be Proud You're Irish
  • Author: Sonja Massie
  • ISBN: 9781559724883
  • Page: 228
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Irish Pride Reasons to Be Proud You re Irish Ask an Irishman why he s proud to be Irish and he s likely to accuse you of being daft as Bridget s goose Pride in their heritage comes as naturally to an Irish person as a nimble tongue quick wit
    Ask an Irishman why he s proud to be Irish, and he s likely to accuse you of being daft as Bridget s goose Pride in their heritage comes as naturally to an Irish person as a nimble tongue, quick wit, agile feet, deft fingers, and that indomitable spirit Yeats describes so eloquently Being Irish is than enough cause for celebration.But just in case anybody else has dAsk an Irishman why he s proud to be Irish, and he s likely to accuse you of being daft as Bridget s goose Pride in their heritage comes as naturally to an Irish person as a nimble tongue, quick wit, agile feet, deft fingers, and that indomitable spirit Yeats describes so eloquently Being Irish is than enough cause for celebration.But just in case anybody else has doubts, here are 101 masons why anyone with a drop of Irish blood in his veins can strut like a peacock with two tails and hitch his nose a couple of inches higher.Through bardic articulation, the Irish have kept the tradition of storytelling and the accurate recording of history alive over the centuries The lively imagination of the Irish people has long been expressed in marvelously crafted works of art from the dark beauty of the Tara Brooch to the intricacy of the Ardagh Chalice to the Book of Kells, an illuminated manuscript.From the mists of Irish history march a parade of noble figures Grania, sea warrior queen St Patrick, father of the Irish Catholic Church and Brian Boru, the emperor of Ireland, the only leader to unite the troubled island under one flag.Here are a few other reasons for Irish Pride James Joyce Oscar Wilde Brehon Law the Wee Folk Guinness Hedgerow schools a comely people the twinkle of Irish eyes rugby the gift of blarney Trinity College that lilting brogue Irish jigs and Irish witticisms.This study of Irish culture and tradition reveals far than just 101 reasons to be proud if you re lucky enough to be born Irish.

    One Reply to “Irish Pride: 101 Reasons to Be Proud You're Irish”

    1. Here are 100 reasons why - if you've a drop of Irish blood in your veins - you can certainly be proud of your heritage!Through bardic poets, the Irish have kept the tradition of storytelling and the accurate recording of history alive over the centuries. A few reasons included in this book for Irish pride: James Joyce, Oscar Wilde, Brehon Law, the Wee Folk, Guinness, Hedgegrow schools, the "twinkle" of Irish eyes, rugby, the gift of blarney, Trinity College, that lilting brogue, Irish jigs, and [...]

    2. Another quick read, pick up/put down. Contains a short two-page summary of important people, events, symbols, traditions.

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