Adventurers, explorers, inventors, dreamers: for a small country Irish people have had a huge impact internationally, from helping street children in India, to saving Jewish children during World War II and exploring new worlds. From Michael Collins to Rosie Hackett, Lady Gregory to Tom Crean.
‘Dream big. You can’t put a limit on your dreams because nothing is impossible.’ Katie Mullan, Ireland Hockey Captain
Are you ready to be inspired?
Open this book and discover a world of courage, bravery and adventure.
Adventurers, explorers, inventors, dreamers.... for a small country Irish people have had a huge impact internationally. From helping street children in India, to saving Jewish children during World War II and exploring new worlds, their reach has been world-wide. From Michael Collins to Rosie Hackett, Lady Gregory to Tom Crean, this book celebrates the brave and daring Irish.
Be inspired by some of Ireland’s most daring and fearless men and women.
a companion publication to the fantastic Blazing A Trail … vivid portraits by Graham Corcoran … Sarah Webb’s accessible prose delivers key and fun facts. This title is a great addition to school bookshelves with lots of scope for further reading and project-based work … discover … be inspired
incredible true-life stories … concise one-page biographies of well-known and lesser-known figures from all walks of Irish history and contemporary life, from revolutionaries like Pádraig Pearse and Elizabeth O’Farrell to rock-stars like Bono and Hozier. However, it is the lesser-known stories - like that of American Civil War soldier Albert DJ Cashier and adventurer Madam Dragonfly - that really sing. Graham Corcoran’s chiselled portraits dominate suggestive background landscapes, which use a few key details to support Webb’s pithy prose’
amazing lives that will inspire young dreamers … provides plenty of inspiration for the country’s next generation of movers and shakers
Download Teaching Guides: Teaching guide to the book by Nicola Heaney
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