Everything you don't want foreigners to know about how we celebrate Christmas in Ireland. We can't be doing with Calling Birds, French Hens or Partridges in Pear Trees: but if it's Annuals, The Dinner, The Big Shop or The Wexford Carol you're looking for, you've come to the right book!
What has Ireland really been talking about for the last forty years? Those iconic moments, controversies and unexpected fads that we just could not get enough of.
From the team that brought you The A to Z of Being Irish and A-Z of an Irish Christmas, this is Irish culture with a light touch and lashings and lashings of rose-tinted nostalgia.
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?
Ever dreamt of cutting dead some annoying fecker in the pub with a razor-sharp witticism? The good news is that all those Irish masters of the spoken and written word -- Wilde, Behan, Shaw and many more -- have done it for you. All you have to do is take the words out of the master's mouths …
Unless you have trouble spelling IQ or are so mean you'd squeeze drink out of a floozie's knickers, grab this Feckin' Book now and get your insult in first!
The almost incomprehensible wit and wonder of Irish slang words.
Can you tell your bowsies from your gougers from your gurriers? No? Well, it's time to stop acting the maggot and find out, courtesy of this invaluable reference book that's been donkey's years in the making (only coddin').
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!
Every song you never wanted to hear warbled again -- and then some.
They're all here in all their glory -- every word, every line, every chorus of the most popular Irish songs ever to be performed through that happy, misty haze of alcohol. The only thing we can't guarantee is your singing.
Enough nostalgia to bring a tear to your eye (a bit like the food!).
Book 2: The Agnes Browne Trilogy
Continuing the hilarious saga of the ups and downs, minor scrapes and major run-ins of the seven children of Agnes Browne. Full of joy, humour, pathos and Dublinese.
With a new introduction by the author, Brendan O’Carroll.
Tammy's summer is going to be different and amazing. If she got the chance, she could do something great and surprise everyone. One of her resolutions is to spend more time at the stables – if only that moody Martin wasn't always there!