ISBN-13:
9781788490412

Irish history and folklore is rich with proverbs and sayings of old, full of timeless wisdom that still has resonence and truth today. This beautifully designed hardback brings together a whole host of these sayings and proverbs on topics as diverse as aging, the seasons, fate and nature.
Irish history and folklore is rich with proverbs and sayings of old, full of timeless wisdom that still has resonance and truth today. This beautifully designed hardback brings together a whole host of these sayings and proverbs on topics as diverse as aging, the seasons, fate and nature. Learn to banter like the Irish with these wise, witty and wicked sayings. And remember ... 'It's a good story that fills the belly.' Beautifully packaged and illustrated with full colour photographs.
Seamus Cashman established Wolfhound Press Ltd in 1974 as a literary and cultural publishing house, and as publisher until 2001 won an international reputation for the press, earning many design, publishing and children's book awards over the years. A former teacher and book editor, his own published works include two co-edited and lasting volumes, Irish Poems for Young People and Proverbs and Sayings of Ireland. He is author of three poetry collections; That Morning Will Come, Carnival, and Clowns and Acrobats. He works as an independent publishing consultant.


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SOCIAL SCIENCE / Folklore & Mythology; Language: history & general works; Ireland; Folklore, myths &