NEW YORK, March 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- "F*ck You I"m Irish: Why We Irish Are Awesome" is an entertaining, page-turning overview of Irish History and Culture
--packed full of fascinating stories, quirky facts, and lesser-known tales--
IRELAND, IRISH HISTORY, IRISH CULTURE, IRISH PEOPLE
...All this in a mighty little book that'll fit in the palm of your hand...
Author Rashers Tierney claims, "it's the varied range of myth-busting, intriguing information that make this tiny book such an ideal gift or must-buy treat--for those of Irish heritage--or indeed for anyone fascinated by Ireland and its people." Indeed this page turner demonstrates that there are just so many compelling and overlooked aspects to this magical land:
- Irish Gaelic is the oldest written language in Europe apart from Latin and Greek.
- Until about twenty years ago, pubs in Ireland were closed on St. Patrick's Day!!
- Even more shocking, St. Patrick was originally brought to Ireland as a slave?
--How an Irish mill worker invented sneakers
--How Dracula is linked to a cruel Irish Lord and memories of the Famine
--That the Emerald Isle is only about 3/4 the size of Maine
--How the Murphy bed was invented by an Irish couple newly arrived in San Francisco
--Which Irish monument is 600 years older than the Pyramids
--How Duty-Free shopping started in Ireland
--Why it should be WhisK-E-Y or it's not from Ireland
"F*ck You I'm Irish: Why We Irish Are Awesome" by Rashers Tierney is now available at bookstores nationwide as well as at Amazon.com.
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SOURCE Rashers Tierney