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From the beginning of time the Irish have always fascinated the world. From their cheerful, happy demeanour to their conflicts with England and the tense North, South divide. Jump into this concise guide and learn all you need to know for your next visit to the Emerald Isle.

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You’d be better off reading Wikipedia

I would be stunned if this was written by an Irish or Northern Irish person.

Even if you take the book as a spark notes version of the history of Ireland, the framing and details of events from 1912 onwards are completely all over the place; including insinuating the massacre at Croke Park was undertaken by the IRA. The troubles in particularly are glossed over, which is impossible to do if you are writing a book on the history of Ireland.

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  • 28-01-21

A concise look at Ireland with authentic narration

Always nice to catch up on Irish history. This History Nerds audiobook seemed to cover most of what I wanted to know. From its troubles with England to its culture I found this really interesting. Jack McArthur sounded great as he told the tale of his home country. 10/10