The magic and mystery of Ireland has been passed down from family to family for generations. This rich history has journeyed across the ocean and lives on in colorful stories told by those who treasure their Irish heritage. From the lives of ancient Celts to the history of Irish stepdancing, this unique and authoritative guide dispels the myths and offers the authentic history of Ireland and sheds light on the true legends of the land. Inside, you'll discover: Who St. Patrick really was; The story behind "Sunday Bloody Sunday"; Scandals in the Irish Church; Coming to America and the real gangs of New York; The spooky truth behind Celtic lore. Complete with an Irish language primer and pronunciation guide, The Myths, Legends, and Lore of Ireland is your informative pot of gold!