The Story of Ireland

The Story of Ireland In this groundbreaking history of Ireland, Neil Hegarty presents a fresh perspective on Ireland s past Comprehensive and engaging, The Story of Ireland is an eye opening account of a nation that has long been shaped by forces beyond its coasts The Story of Ireland re examines Irish history, challenging the accepted stories and long held myths associated with Ireland Transporting readers to the Ireland of the past, beginning with the first settlement in A.D 433, this is a sweeping and compelling history of one of the world s most dynamic nations Hegarty examines how world events, including Europe s 16th century religious wars, the French and American revolutions, and Ireland s policy of neutrality during World War II, have shaped the country over the course of its long and fascinating history With an up to date afterword that details the present state of affairs in Ireland, this is an essential text for readers who are fascinated by current events, politics, and history.Spanning Irish history from its earliest inhabitants to the country s current financial crisis, The Story of Ireland is an epic and brilliant re telling of Ireland s history from a new point of view. Download The Story of Ireland by Neil Hegarty – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Hardcover
  • 400 pages
  • The Story of Ireland
  • Neil Hegarty
  • English
  • 22 November 2017
  • 1250002893

10 thoughts on “The Story of Ireland

  1. says:

    I read this book for three reasons because I like history, we were on our second mission there, and because I have deep roots there on my dad s side Ireland s history is very violent, religious and rich culturally and intillectually at the same time From the Gaelic to the Norse to the English, the author shows that Ireland was part of a wider history European upheaval and religious forces, combined with economic factors shaped the Island over the centuries And what an amazing story it is J I read this book for three reasons because I like history, we were on our second mission there, and because I have deep roots there on my dad s side Ireland s history is very violent, religious and rich culturally and intillectually at the same time From the Gaelic to the Norse to the English, the author shows that Ireland was part of a wider history European upheaval and religious forces, combined with economic factors shaped the Island over the centuries And what an amazing story it is Just think while most of the world floundered through the dark ages, Irish monks copied the scriptures and preserved accumulated knowledge for generations to come The book of Kells is a product of their ingenuity and love of knowledge But the history is stained with the blood of untold millions With blame for all sides for so much brutality it stagers the mind as you read So many were forced to emigrate because of forced starvation etc that there areIrish in the Irish diaspora than on the Island ...

  2. says:

    Going into the this read I knew very little of Ireland s history outside of it s context within the Tudor dynasty of Great Britain I ve never traveled anywhere with such little knowledge of a location s history So, since we are going this summer I have a list of books to enhance my knowledge a bit This was the perfect book with which to start this journey, covering the time from 5th century AD to present day Ireland in 342 pages in an engaging and readable writing style Hegarty does an excel Going into the this read I knew very little of Ireland s history outside of it s context within the Tudor dynasty of Great Britain I ve never traveled anywhere with such little knowledge of a location s history So, since we are going this summer I have a list of books to enhance my knowledge a bit This was the perfect book with which to start this journey, covering the time from 5th century AD to present day Ireland in 342 ...

  3. says:

    I read this book to learn about my ancestors and to understand the history of Ireland It took me awhile because I read it carefully and took notes until I understood, but it was well worth it The author tells the story clearly and well I felt I und...

  4. says:

    Generally engaging book covering 1500 years of Irish history that had a lotconflict than I would have guessed Hegarty does include maps at the end of chapters, so if you, like me, have no sense for Irish geography, that is very helpful for context The book drags towards the end, but the l...

  5. says:

    This was a great overview of Irish history that helped me understand what life in Ireland was like when my great grandparents and many others decided to come to America,

  6. says:

    I read this short history in connection with my trip to Ireland with Liz for our 20th anniversary celebration It offered a general overview to the present day, and gave helpful insights for a foreigner like myself.

  7. says:

    Underpinning any history of Ireland there is always a subtle conceit that Ireland, uniquely amongst nations, has been forced to live under the shadow of apowerful neighbour whose influence has shaped her history A simple glance across the European map proves this to be less than uncommon, but Ireland is at least unusual in that it has allowed this relationship to dominate her thinking and cast a shadow over her politics Keane and Hegarty in their history try to do something different b Underpinning any history of Ireland there is always a subtle conceit that Ireland, uniquely amongst nations, has been forced to live under the shadow of apowerful neighbour whose influence has shaped her history A simple glance across the European map proves this to be less than uncommon, but Ireland is at least unusual in that it has allowed this relationship to dominate her thinking and cast a shadow over her politics Keane and Hegarty in their history try to do something different by looking at Ireland s relationships ...

  8. says:

    Not only is a very well written book that takes you through all the milestones of Ireland s history but it also includes amazing appendices such as a Timeline which I found very useful while reading and recommended bibliography.

  9. says:

    Excellent overview of Irish history Highly readable and exciting Definitely a good introduction to the subject.

  10. says:

    The book The Story of Ireland A history of the Irish People by Neil Hegarty is a non fiction booked based almost the entire history of the small island The book starts off with the tales of how people came to find the new land cultivate it instantly into a farming territory The author then establishes the story of Christianity made its way through the new land The story goes that a man named Patrick made it his duty to spread the religion, so he went end to end of the country to tell the pe The book The Story of Ireland A history of the Irish People by Neil Hegarty is a non fiction booked based almost the entire history of the small island The book starts off with the tales of how people came to find the new land cultivate it instantly into a farming territory The author then establishes the story of Christianity made its way through the new land The story goes that a man named Patrick made it his duty to spread the religion, so he went end to end of the country to tell the people about God and a man named Jesus This is how religion would first settle in Ireland but things would change eventually, but that is to be talked about later The next tale to be spoke about would be the vikings coming in to this fresh new land and ...

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