Did That Actually Happen?

Did That Actually Happen? A Journey Through Ridiculous Moments in Irish Politics

Hardback (17 Oct 2013)

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Remember the time Ray Burke had trees planted for a by-election, then uprooted them when he lost? Remember the time Brian Cowen went on radio with a voice like Barry White, leading everyone to think he spent the night before on the black stuff? Or remember the time Pee Flynn told us a story of three house, six-figure woe and asked us all to 'try it some time'?
Politics is a strange business at the best of times, but Irish politics seems to have a special kind of strangeness about it, so much so that you often have to wonder, 'Did That Actually Happen?'
With characteristic wry humour, columnist and broadcaster Paddy Duffy recounts the ridiculous but true stories that make Irish politics what it is: intriguing, amusing and completely daft as a brush.
If you're looking for a book that gets to the heart of our political system and offers solutions for the future, then you're probably in the wrong section. No navel-gazing, just belly-laughing.

Book information

ISBN: 9781444750416
Publisher: Hachette Ireland
Imprint: Hachette Books Ireland
Pub date:
DEWEY: 320.9417
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 319
Weight: 396g
Height: 135mm
Width: 204mm
Spine width: 29mm