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Ireland in Quotes By Conor O'Clery

Ireland in Quotes by Conor O'Clery

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Thousands of quotes, spanning a century, from politicians, artists, writers and social commentators give a unique insight into twentieth century Ireland.

Ireland in Quotes Summary

Ireland in Quotes by Conor O'Clery

The most historical, comical, entertaining, shocking, scandalous, bigoted, idealistic, memorable and misquoted, the most awful and the most brilliant quotations of the most exciting century in Irish history.

Arranged in chronological order, these thousands of quotations give an oral history of Ireland over the past 100 years. It is the essential and colourful guide to 20th century Ireland, North and South, with a cast of characters ranging from politicians and prelates to poets and people simply caught up in the turbulence of the times. Here are the key phrases used by those who fought and campaigned to shape Ireland to their viewpoint, Orange and Green, unionist and republican, left and right, feminist and fundamentalist, clerical and secular.

Ireland in Quotes Reviews

'An exciting look at the oral history of Ireland. The quotes are arranged in chronological order and provide something for everyone.' -- Irish Gazette
'Ireland in Quotes is a treasure trove of important utterances by influential figures from modern Irish life and times.' -- Arthur Gribben - Libraries Unlimited, USA

About Conor O'Clery

Conor O'Clery was born in Belfast and educated at Queen's University Belfast. He has worked for the Irish Times for 26 years in various positions, including news-editor and resident correspondent in Belfast, London, Moscow, Washington and currently Beijing. He will be the Irish Times business/financial correspondent in New York in 2001. He has won several awards for his work, including Journalist of the Year in Ireland in 1987, and he is the author of four books: Phrases Make History Here, America, A Place Called Hope, Melting Snow and The Greening of the White House.

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GOR002300382
9780862785925
0862785928
Ireland in Quotes by Conor O'Clery
Used - Very Good
Hardback
O'Brien Press Ltd
1999-10-01
288
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