Kevin Martin taught English and communications and cultural studies for twenty-five years. He is married with two children and lives near Westport, County Mayo. He loves pubs, travel and reading. This is his first book.
Whimsical history.-- John Meagher * Irish Independent *
'Full of brilliant anecdotes, packed with legal, literary, religious and historical bits and pieces that will keep you talking in the pub all night.'* Neil Delamere, Today FM *
'Erudite.'* Sunday Independent *
'Fascinating ... a great gift.'* Mark Cagney, TV3 *
'An enjoyable romp through the ephemera and facts surrounding that most Irish of institutions.'* Irish Examiner *
'Fascinating ... endlessly surprising.'* Irish Independent *