The Story of Ireland PDF ePub eBook

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The Story of Ireland free pdf We are going on a long mysterious journey to find out what we can about the Island of Ireland...The Story of Ireland begins 'After the Ice' and lasts 9000 years. It tells the story of the whole island and its people. The book's 27 chapters chronicle the big picture of invasions, wars, Christianity, famine and a divided island, mixed with tales of Celtic head hunters, mysterious stone tombs, the Vikings, the black death, life in castles, the Titanic tragedy, music, mobiles and computers. When it ends a new story is just beginning. The Story of Ireland won the Irish Children's Book of the Year Award (Irish Book Awards) in 2008 and was in the International Youth Library's White Ravens 2008 selection. Available in both the original large format hardback and a pocket-sized hardback edition.

About Brendan O'Brien

In 1973 Brendan O'Brien began as presenter/reporter with the prestigious Seven Days current/political affairs programme which aired four times a week on RTE (Ireland's national television station). In Autumn 1975 he moved to the RTE Newsroom and spent three years as a journalist with the Sunday programme Newsround. This was followed by 18 months as Editor/presenter of the nightly Countrywide news programme. Then, he spent two years as a general news reporter, during which time he went to Buenos Aires in Argentina to cover the Falklands war. Subsequently he became senior presenter/reporter with the thrice-weekly Today Tonight TV programme, where he carried out investigations into crime, political and current affairs issues, including investigations into the Provisional IRA, drug abuse, and the kidnapping of businessman Don Tidey by the IRA. He made two major documentaries on the IRA for Today Tonight, in 1984 and 1988. Since September 1992 Brendan has been a senior presenter/reporter on the twice-weekly Prime Time, RTE's principal political/current affairs programme. Awards: He has won the Jacobs Award for investigative reporting- the A.T. Cross National Media Award for Outstanding Journalism, the Sunday Independent 'Arts Award'. In 2008 he received the Best Newcomer Award fom the Irish Book Awards for his first Children's book The Story of Ireland and the Dublin Airport Authority Irish Children's Book of the Year Award: Senior for the same book. The Cartoon Saloon was founded in Kilkenny.

Details Book

Author : Brendan O'Brien
Publisher : O'Brien Press Ltd
Data Published : 05 October 2009
ISBN : 1847171842
EAN : 9781847171849
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 96 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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