Author: Aubrey Malone
Dimensions: 110 x 176 mm
Number of pages: 256
Publication Date: 6th October 2008Buy Book
‘You know it’s summer in Ireland when the rain gets warmer.’
‘Come forth, Lazarus! And he came fifth and lost the job.’
James Joyce, Ulysses
‘Dublin University contains the cream of Ireland – rich and thick.’
They say if you kiss the Blarney Stone, the legendary Stone of Eloquence, you’ll never again be lost for words. Maybe it’s something they put in the Guinness, maybe it’s their gift of the gab or craze for the craic, but with wits like George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde and Flann O’Brien, the Irish have a heritage of humour that’s unmatched.
This book is packed with witty one-liners that will tickle your shamrock and turn your beer green. It’s St Patrick’s Day every day with Irish Wit, to be sure.
‘this lovely little book… is full of some real humdingers.’
‘profiles the wittiest comments ever made by some of our most famous [Irish] writers, actors musicians and sports stars… verbal mischief… for any occasion.’
Featured in Senior Times, October/November 2008 Featured on Dublin 98 Radio: 12th September 08
‘A collection of witty one-liners sure to tickle any reader’s funny bone.’
‘Not, we are relieved to say, a book of joke of which the Irish are the butt, but a collection of quotations displaying the Irish love of word play, toying...
‘One of those books you love to hate… You hate it because once you open it you can’t close it.’