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March 7, 2012

F is for Famine in:

For the Love of Being Irish : Best Irish Gifts


Below are some of the many wonderful images in For the Love of Being Irish written by Chicago based motivational humorous business speaker Conor Cunneen (over there on the right, holding his chin) and wonderfully illustrated by Mark Anderson

Because of the horror of the famine, I opted not to use a limerick (similar for T for Titanic). I think illustrator Mark Anderson captured everything with a very simple image. The copy is from an article published in the London Times, December 1846. – Conor Cunneen


Best Irish Gift Books

“F” is for “Famine”

Best Irish Gifts

Written by Chicago humorous motivational business speaker and award winning humorist Conor Cunneen and illustrated by the wonderful Mark Anderson, For the Love of Being Irish is a beautifully illustrated book providing an A-Z of Ireland,

This is a book that will have you Laughing and Learning through lyrical limericks, powerful prose and Imaginative Illustrations. Here you will see, read and feel all the emotions of a tiny country that has taken the world by storm. You will read humor, horror, history. You will laugh, maybe even shed a tear in a wonderful book that showcases all the emotions of Ireland and you will be raise a glass that you can say (or wish to be) For the Love of Being Irish

Conor Cunneen on The Potted Plant

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