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Stuff Irish People Love

Stuff Irish People Love

The Definitive Guide to the Unique Passions of the Paddies

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

This book, jammed with hilarious reflections on what it is to be Irish, will have you nodding in agreement with every turn of the page. And for those who don’t have the good fortune to come from the Emerald Isle, it will explain a lot!

Paperback: €9.99
Paperback: 176 pages
Size:190x123 mm
ISBN: 9781847172853

E-Book (ePub): €6.99
Also available as an E-Book (ePub)
ISBN: 9781847179739

Category: Humour

Do you love the taste of Red Lemonade, change into your swimming togs under a towel on the beach or find yourself admiring 'the grand stretch in the evenings'? Then this book, jammed with hilarious reflections on what it is to be Irish, will have you nodding in agreement with every turn of the page. Contains approximately 100 things that Irish people like, such as;

  • Waving hello to complete strangers on country roads.
  • Using the 'cupla focal' to stress our Irishness when on holidays.
  • Going for a few pints after mass.
  • Claiming a relative who fought in the Easter Rising.
  • Explaining hurling to foreigners.
  • Nicknaming statues, for example 'The Floozie in the Jacuzzi'.
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.

'funny'

Books Ireland

'hilarious ... make[s] you proud to be Irish, even if it does make us look a little bit mental ... the perfect present to send to your loved ones abroad'

starplus.ie

'a tongue-in-cheek compendium of uniquely Irish habits ... As book covers go, this one is even heavenly or hellish, depending on your point of view ... it could be the most controversial cover to hit the shelves for some time .... the humour is in the glo

Irish Independent Review

'highlights just how much we do together as a nation ... Stuff Irish People Love will make you realise ... you’re not alone in weird and wonderful everyday habits'

The Irish Sun

'Murphy and O’Dea’s patriotic endeavours to explain to the rest of the world what makes the Irish so special ... a definitive guide to the unique passions of the Paddy'

Irish Examiner

'witty'

Irish Times
Rights Held: World, all languages

Also by Colin Murphy:

The Most Famous Irish People You've Never Heard Of
The Book of Feckin' Irish Trivia
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:

The Book of Feckin' Irish Trivia
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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