Brendan O’Reilly is an illustrator and senior art director in the world of advertising. He is also the first person to climb every mountain in Ireland over 500 metres, despite being as old as the hills himself. He is married to Bernie, and they have two children, Vincent and Isobel.
The Feckin' collection returns with a funny, original and quirky take on some of Ireland's most famous faces! Illustrated with photographs and cartoons, the book covers key Irish figures across the millenia.
In the Name of Jaysus is a hilarious rant about all of the maddening things we have to put up with in Ireland; things that are easily fixable, but nobody has bothered; things that exist purely so that some fecker can get his hands on your dosh; or things that go on because those responsible for them are simply a bunch of stupid gobshites.
The Irish are world masters at talking. The magic behind our silky, colourful (and non-stop) stories is a little thing called ‘blarney’, or ‘the gift of the gab’. But what is it, you ask, and how can you get some for yourself?
The Emerald Isle has something for everyone, from the stupendous coastline and cliffs of the west to the culture and cuisine of the Ancient East; from the castles and forts of the historic north to the famed golden beaches of the beautiful south – and of course the mighty craic to be found everywhere in between!