Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Oxford Irish Quotations Paperback – Mar 1999


See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Paperback
"Please retry"
CDN$ 10.00 CDN$ 0.01

2014 Books Gift Guide
Yes Please is featured in our 2014 Books Gift Guide. More gift ideas


Product Details

  • Paperback: 330 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press UK (March 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0198602391
  • ISBN-13: 978-0198602392
  • Product Dimensions: 11.2 x 2 x 17.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 222 g

Product Description

About the Author

Bernard O'Donoghue, born in County Cork, is a poet and academic teacher of Medieval Literature at Oxford. He won the Whitbread Poetry Award in 1995 for his `Gunpowder' collection.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet on Amazon.ca
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star

Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)

Amazon.com: 1 review
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This is Just What the Title says... June 2 2000
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
This book is a great source for purely Irish quotes - for those who are fiercely defensive of the homeland, those that love to mock it, or anyone else.
Since I was actually looking for those disgustingly trite bits of Irish wisdom, the ones that lend themselves to a great brogue and end with 'laddie, this book didn't exactly suit my needs. However, it does cover a wide variety of topics, has more than 2000 quotes and is current enough to include Sinead O'Connor and Bono, without forgetting Yeats and Anthony Trollope (although I suppose that wouldn't really be allowed, would it?)
The only fault that I found with this book was the formatting. For some reason I found the text style hard to read, and that doesn't happen often to me. Other than that its a great reference book for those of us that are Irish, but whose grandparents didn't remember to talk about it.


Feedback