Echoes of Irish History, Volume 1

Echoes of Irish History, Vol. 1

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Echoes of Irish History, volume 1 is a 30-page booklet of historical articles presented by Mike on his radio broadcasts. They include descriptions of such elements of Irish heritage as Tales of the Bards, Irish Music, Irish Dancing, The Irish Dancing Master, The Claddagh Ring and the sacred Ark of County ClareAlso included are adventure stories like The Rapparees and The Catalpa Rescue as well as biographies of such noted personalities as World Champion Boxer Dan Donnelly, James Stephens, John Devoy, Commodore John Barry and Mayor Lynch of Galway from whom the term ‘Lynching’ derives.  There is also an insightful description into the origin of the word Boycott and how the ancient Celtic Calendar relates to today’s dates.  Irish author of Blood on the Harp, Turlough Faolain, wrote of this book, ‘For those who recoil in polite horror at the tedious names/places/dates motif of most Irish histories, Mike McCormack here gives you a chance to glimpse fascinating events that otherwise might disappear between the lines of the historian’s prose.’

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