Books by Irish Authors to Celebrate St. Patty's Day

Books by Irish Authors to Celebrate St. Patty's Day

Every March 17, people commemorate the life of Ireland’s patron Saint Patrick with a celebration. People remember the arrival of Christianity in Ireland and revel in the culture of the Irish people. In the midst of Lent, the holiday – which began in the 17th century – allowed the Irish people to relax from religious practices for a day and celebrate their national culture. To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, we’re taking a look at the nine best books written by Irish authors. They would be perfect reading companions for your St. Patrick’s Day festivities! 9. The Lion, the Witch, and …

Books by Irish Authors to Celebrate St. Patty’s Day

Books by Irish Authors to Celebrate St. Patty’s Day

Every March 17, people commemorate the life of Ireland’s patron Saint Patrick with a celebration. People remember the arrival of Christianity in Ireland and revel in the culture of the Irish people. In the midst of Lent, the holiday – which began in the 17th century – allowed the Irish people to relax from religious practices for a day and celebrate their national culture. To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, we’re taking a look at the nine best books written by Irish authors. They would be perfect reading companions for your St. Patrick’s Day festivities! 9. The Lion, the Witch, and …

Notable Irish Authors to Celebrate

Notable Irish Authors to Celebrate

Although their classic works won’t be forgotten, we wanted to specifically honor Irish authors for their extraordinary contributions to literature in history. From Oscar Wilde and his examination of vanity in The Picture of Dorian Grey to James Joyce’s classic journey in Ulysses, see our list below of selected authors and book recommendations to add to your reading list. Did we miss someone? Add the Irish author you want to celebrate in the comments. James Joyce Courtesy of Burning Brigid  Notable Work: Ulysses (1922) James Joyce wasn’t just a novelist, but also wrote short stories and poetry. Joyce was influenced …