Do you love the taste of Red Lemonade, change into your swimming togs under a towel on the beach or find yourself admiring 'the grand stretch in the evenings'? Then this book, jammed with hilarious reflections on what it is to be Irish, will have you nodding in agreement with every turn of the page. Contains approximately 100 things that Irish people like, such as;
- Waving hello to complete strangers on country roads.
- Using the 'cupla focal' to stress our Irishness when on holidays.
- Going for a few pints after mass.
- Claiming a relative who fought in the Easter Rising.
- Explaining hurling to foreigners.
- Nicknaming statues, for example 'The Floozie in the Jacuzzi'.
Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 176 g
Dimensions: 190 x 125 x 8 mm
'hilarious' - The Mayo News
'very funny, mostly because it is true' - The Mayo News
'worth buying for the moving statue of Mary on the front alone' - The Mayo News
'from its quirky holographic cover to its essential insights into all that the Irish hold dear, this is the perfect Christmas gift for Irish folk wherever they live' - Lancashire Evening Post
'unique' - Lancashire Evening Post
'another entertaining and self-deprecating guide to the unique passions of the ‘Paddies’' - Lancashire Evening Post
'spot-on in a cringe-making kind of way' - Books Ireland
'insightful' - Irish Examiner
'sheds light on the things that make us tick and thick' - Irish Examiner
'clever observations on things we love' - Connaught Tribune
'if this doesn’t at least make you smile, you just don’t have a sense of humour' - Connaught Tribune
'a guaranteed laugh' - Connaught Tribune
'the little book that sums up the Irish' - Connaught Tribune
'something for everyone' - Ballyfermot Echo
'the latest collection of unique ‘figaries’ that make the Irish - Irish' - Sunday World
'quirky' - Sunday World
'jammed with insights into what it is to be Irish' - Irish Daily Star
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