Irish Sporting Lives
Serial winners and glorious losers, heroes and villains, trailblazing women, role models and rogues, all are here; so too are audacious sporting founders, enduring legends, and forgotten or overlooked greats. Through a selection of sixty lives from the Dictionary of Irish Biography, this book celebrates the diversity of Irish sporting history.
The Dictionary of Irish Biography is a project of the Royal Irish Academy. It tells the island’s life story through the biographies, at home and overseas, of prominent men and women born in Ireland, north and south, and the noteworthy Irish careers of those born outside Ireland. Irish Sporting Heroes, one and all.
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Who wrote it?
Edited by Terry Clavin and Turlough O'Riordan
How does it come?
Paperback. Approx. 19 x 13 x 3 cm