Eyewitness to Irish History, by Ellis, Peter Berresford
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- ISBN: 9780470053126 | 0470053127
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 2/9/2007
Through sources ranging from ancient forsundun (praise songs) and the hero kings to newspaper accounts, public decrees, and even graffiti, this book offers vivid portraits of major events and everyday life in Ireland through the centuries-beginning with Golamh, the legendary leader of the band of Iberian Celts who settled the island more than three thousand years ago, and concluding with gripping accounts by those on both sides of the bloody civil conflict in Northern Ireland.