History’s Biggest Mysteries (as Gaeilge)
Full title: Mistéiri Móra
Creator / Author: Séamas Ó Maitiú
Item Type / Page count: Book / 79pp
When Published: 1990 (reprinted in 1993)
Publisher / Place of Publication: AN GÚM / 44 O’Connell Upper, Dublin 1.
About: A children’s book written in the Irish language. It gives brief accounts (2-3 pages) of some of the biggest mysteries and wonders throughout history. The topics include Tutankhamun’s Curse, the Marie Celeste, Jack the Ripper, UFOs as well as subjects from Irish history and mythology. A book that will excite the imagination of young readers, it is aimed at learners of the Irish Language and includes translations of the more difficult words.
ID number(s): 1857910753
Chapters: Mallacht Thútancamóin – Í Bhreasai – Atlantas? – El Dorado – Long Mhaol – An Chosmhuintir! – Cérbh é Jack the Ripper? – Cás Bhríd Ní Mhurchú – Comhtharlú nó …? — An Marie Celeste — I gcoim na hoíche – Triantán an Diabhail – Fear na gCrúb? – A Shagairt, a Rún! – An Bhean Chaointe – Cathlán chun Siúil – Sloc an Airgid – Seomraí Siúil – Ollphéisteanna Móra Gránna – Cuairteoirí Chugainn?
WW Connection #1: The author is a resident of West Wicklow.
Extra #1: Each chapter includes a colour illustration by Peter Haigh.
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Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.