IRISH HOME ESSENTIALS

Written by
Séamus Ó Conaill
,
Illustrated by
Emma Byrne
Irish Home Essentials

Séamus Ó Conaill examines the artifacts of an Irish home, from ash trays on back windowsill to the potpourri gathering dust in the ‘good room’. The list includes many newer objects that make our 21st century homes more Irish as ever! 

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Hardback:
160 pages
Size:
132x99 mm
ISBN:
9781847178817
Category Humour

What makes an Irish home? Is it the neatly folded wrapping paper saved for another Christmas? Or the pressure cooker that you can’t throw out but you haven’t used since 1987?

Séamus Ó Conaill, author of You Know You’re Irish When ..., examines the artifacts of an Irish home, from ash trays on back windowsill to the potpourri gathering dust in the ‘good room’. The list includes many newer objects that make our 21st century homes more Irish as ever!  

So, is your home as truly Irish as you think?

Séamus Ó Conaill is originally from Cork and now lives in Dublin. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from University College Dublin.

the flash backs from reading this little book had me in stitches!

Real Tasty Pages

cleverly put-together and well-illustrated pocket edition … a tongue-in-cheek rundown on all of the strange things that Irish people are so attached to

Clondalkin, Lucan, Rathcoole, Saggart, Tallaght News

Irish Home Essentials by Seamus O'Conaill is a collection of all the wonderful - and sometimes weird - things we have in our houses

Irish Daily Mirror

a tongue-in-cheek look at the common artifacts found in an Irish home

Sunday World

stocking filler … a bit of a cackle!

East Coast FM’s Morning Show

hilarious

Vale Star, Mallow Star and Weekly Observer

comic (and slightly comforting) … a pocket book ideal for the Irish abroad

Sunday World

Seamus O Conaill has distilled our very nature into the pages

Irish Daily Mirror

He’s compiled a list of things that are unique to us Irish - and he’s nailed it!

Today FM’s Early Breakfast Show
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