The story of the Irish race: a popular history of Ireland

Front Cover
Devin-Adair, Mar 24, 1990 - History - 737 pages
Here is the whole saga of the Irish from earliest times to the present. Learn about Irish history, culture, religion, laws, arts, antiquities, folklore, trade, literature, heroes, and more. Although a work of sound scholarship, it is as easy to read as a superb novel.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - TheReadingMermaid - LibraryThing

This was a very good read. The author presents their points in an easy-to-follow manner instead of listing years and numbers and droning on. MacManus instead writes the information in a narrative and ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - pjsullivan - LibraryThing

Irish history emerges from misty legends. This book sifts for facts among the fables. Invaders and powerful kings make up much of the early narrative, as it was they who left historical footprints ... Read full review


CHAPTER PAGE I Early Colonisations
The Tuatha De Danann
The Milesians

80 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information