Bejaysus and begorrah! The next best thing for anyone not blessed with the gift of the gab – a grand tour through the language, lilt and laughter of Ireland old and new. So join in the craic, forget the Blarney Stone and wrap your tongue around English the way the Irish reinvented it.
Features a special section on Irish Gaelic.
Lonely Planet’s Language & Culture series goes behind the scenes of languages you thought you knew. Get into the culture and humour behind common – and not so common – English expressions and learn about the local languages that inspired them.
|Authors||Gerry Coughlan, Martin Hughes