THE LITTLE BOOK OF MAYO

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The Little Book Of Mayo

Author : Eamonn Henry
ISBN : 9780750969000
Genre : History
File Size : 22.74 MB
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The Little Book of Mayo is a compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts about County Mayo. Here you will find out about Mayo’s natural history, its myth and legend, its proud sporting heritage – particularly its long-running quest for Sam – and its famous (and occasionally infamous) men and women. Through quaint villages and bustling towns, this book takes the reader on a journey through County Mayo and its vibrant past. A reliable reference book and a quirky guide, this can be dipped into time and time again to reveal something new about the people, the heritage and the secrets of this ancient county.
Category: History

The Little Book Of Gaa Facts

Author : Eddie Ryan
ISBN : 9781781172902
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 51.32 MB
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Did you know that in 1924, Mick Gill created history by winning two All-Ireland Senior Hurling medals in the same year and for different counties? Jack Lynch is the only player in GAA history to have won six successive All-Ireland medals (five in hurling). The 2013 All-Ireland Hurling Final was the first to be played under flood-lights, exactly 100 years after Croke Park was first purchased. Do you know the name of every inter-county ground in Ireland? Who was full forward on the team of the Millenium? Who was the 1,000th All Star Award winner? In 'The Little Book of GAA Facts', Eddie Ryan has gathered together a treasure trove of knowledge about a nation's passion. The book charts the history of Gaelic games, blending amazing stories and unique facts, records and outstanding achievements.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Historic Tales Of Mayo

Author : Eamonn Henry
ISBN : 9780750987462
Genre : History
File Size : 72.46 MB
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These true stories drawn from historical sources and local reminiscences, have been brought together and retold by Eamonn Henry. This collection is a heady mix of tragic, funny, passionate and moving stories. Included here are tales of well-known events such as the Night of the Big Wind and the Flight of the Wild Geese as well as less well-known occurrences such as the Doolough Tragedy and the Lough Mask Murders and recalls local characters such as confidence trickster Old Neddy and the universally reviled Shaun na Soggarth.
Category: History

The Little Book Of Value Investing

Author : Christopher H. Browne
ISBN : 9780470105498
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 63.77 MB
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There are many ways to make money in today’s market, but the one strategy that has truly proven itself over the years is value investing. Now, with The Little Book of Value Investing, Christopher Browne shows you how to use this wealth-building strategy to successfully buy bargain stocks around the world.
Category: Business & Economics

The Little Book Of Irish Landmarks

Author : Cathal Coyle
ISBN : 9780750985208
Genre : History
File Size : 64.66 MB
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THE LITTLE BOOK OF IRISH LANDMARKS is a compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts about some of Ireland’s most iconic landmarks and popular tourist attractions. Here you will find out about the Giant’s Causeway, Bunratty Castle, Blarney Castle, Newgrange, Cliffs of Moher, GPO Dublin, Tory Island, Skellig Michael, Hill of Tara and much more. A reliable reference book and a quirky guide, this can be dipped into time and time again to reveal something new about the people, the heritage and the secrets of the Emerald Isle.
Category: History

Pretty Little Lies

Author : W. R. Mayo
ISBN : 0977369544
Genre : Monroe County (Ark.)
File Size : 55.50 MB
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Category: Monroe County (Ark.)

Washington Baseball Fan S Little Book Of Wisdom

Author : Frederic J. Frommer
ISBN : 1589792750
Genre : Reference
File Size : 39.84 MB
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Baseball is returning to our nation's capital, and in due fashion, the team has recently announced its name--the Washington D.C. Nationals. Frommer has assembled engaging trivia and inspirational anecdotes from D.C.'s baseball past.
Category: Reference

The Little Book Of Ireland

Author : Ciara Boylan
ISBN : 9780750952163
Genre : History
File Size : 72.45 MB
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The Little Book of Ireland is a funny, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of the sort of fascinating, frivolous and fantastic information which no one will want to be without. Full of details about the country, past and present, this volume covers such themes as wars and rebellions, food and drink, culture, transport, religion, law and of course its famous (and occasionally infamous) men and women. A reliable reference book and a quirky guide, this can be dipped into time and time again to reveal something new about the people, the heritage, the secrets and the enduring fascination of this ancient country. Despite being a relatively small island on the edge of the vast Atlantic there is always something new, charming, or even bizarre to discover about the Emerald Isle – and you will find much of it here.
Category: History

The Little Book Of Gaelic Football

Author : Andy Watters
ISBN : 9780750955812
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 76.31 MB
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Ireland's love affair with Gaelic Games in general, and Gaelic football in particular, has never dimmed. Through the lean days of hunger and emigration, through the champagne-mojito-flavoured years of the Celtic Tiger and on after it slunk away with its tale between its legs, Ireland's love affair for 'our games' has endured. Fact-packed but light-hearted in style, this reliable reference book and a quirky guide reveals little-known facts and Gaelic football along with details of classic matches, statistical records, famous players, amusing anecdotes, and the general history of the game. This can be dipped into time and time again to reveal something new about this ancient game.
Category: Sports & Recreation