Do you know your “Doss Artists” from your “Doxies?” Want to give someone a piece of your mind with a wicked insult like, “You’re as useful as an ashtray in a force-10 gale?” Find all that and more in this riotous, fascinating guide to Irish culture that’s jammers with insults, proverbs, family names, trivia and slang. It includes:

Twenty-five of the most popular Irish surnames: where they originated, what they mean, and all that oul’ blarney.
Enough Irish slang to pepper conversations with and impress friends.
Tried and tested Irish insults that are as wicked as they are craic.
A gansey-load of fascinating facts and interesting Irish trivia.
There’s even a chapter filled with age-old Irish proverbs that will ensure you’ll never be short of a few wise words. Get reading or you’ll be in rag order!




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