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The Book of Feckin' Irish Trivia

The Book of Feckin' Irish Trivia

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

More trivia about Ireland than you ever needed to know!


Distract yourself from doom-and-gloom with useless information: guaranteed to make you a hit at parties or gatherings of more than one person!

Paperback: €4.99
Paperback: 128 pages
Size:177x110 mm
ISBN: 9781847171917

Category: Humour

Themes: Humour

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More trivia about Ireland than you ever needed to know!

Distract yourself from doom-and-gloom with useless information: guaranteed to make you a hit at parties or gatherings of more than one person!

This book contains jewels like the following:

  • During the first half of the nineteenth century, the average number of CHILDREN per household in Ireland was 10.
  • An ancient Irish marriage ritual called ‘handfasting’, involved tying a rope between the newlyweds’ wrists for 366 days. It is said that this is where the expression ‘TYING THE KNOT’ originated.
Colin Murphy

Colin Murphy is the author of The Most Famous Irish People You’ve Never Heard Of and co-author of the bestselling ‘Feckin’ collection (The O’Brien Press). His début historical novel Boycott (Brandon) was published in 2012 to great acclaim. 

Donal O'Dea

Donal O'Dea is a senior Art Director at one of Ireland’s leading advertising agencies.

Rights Held: World, all languages

Also by Colin Murphy:

The Most Famous Irish People You've Never Heard Of
Stuff Irish People Love
Boycott
More Stuff Irish People Love
The Priest Hunters
20 Things To Do In Dublin Before You Go For a Pint

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Also by Donal O'Dea:

Stuff Irish People Love
More Stuff Irish People Love
20 Things To Do In Dublin Before You Go For a Pint
The Book of Irish Songs yer oul' fella always sang when he was jarred at a hooley
The Book of Feckin' Irish Insults for gobdaws as thick as manure and only half as useful
The Book of Feckin' Irish Slang that's great craic for cute hoors and bowsies

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