Editors: McMahon, Sean and O'Donoghue, Jo
Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Chambers Harrap
Price: Core Collection Only
Category: Language & Literature - British literature
Book Status: Available
Devoted exclusively to the history, culture, mythology and language of the island of Ireland, its 5000 A to Z entries include Celtic gods and goddesses, bards, beasts, literary allusions, proverbial sayings, idiomatic phrases and expressions, characters from Irish literature ancient and modern, resonant place-names, and individuals and events of 'iconic' stature in Irish history. A significant number of entries relate to contemporary Irish life and culture.