Me Jewel and Darlin' Dublin

Me Jewel and Darlin' Dublin

Dublin's wit, characters, everyday happenings and historical events are rewoven into a living tapestry of colour and language. MacThomáis brings us through the lanes and back alleys, pawnshops and markets and old medieval city. This book gives the essence of Dublin.

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ISBN: 9781847177766

Full of historical facts, anecdotes and Dublin wit, this book evokes the spirit, the characters and colours, the sights, sounds and even the smells of old Dublin. With sections on markets, pawn shops, street characters, the Liberties, slang and wit of Dublin's newspapers, the city's history is traced right back to Brian Boru, the Huguenots, the 'debtors' prison', and Dublin's troubled history of risings and revolutions.

 

Éamonn MacThomáis

Éamonn MacThomáis (13 January 1927–16 August 2002) was an author, broadcaster, historian, Irish Republican, advocate of the Irish Language and lecturer. He presented his own series on Dublin on RTÉ during the 1970s and was well known for guided tours and lectures of his beloved Dublin. He is buried in Dublin's Glasnevin Cemetery.

Many books have been written about various aspects of Dublin, but none has captured the atmosphere of the living city so well as Me Jewel and Darlin' Dublin

The Irish Press

MacThomáis makes the city sing with his uncanny ear for the voices and sounds that give it its uniqueness. A book to treasure.

Sunday Independent
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