Irish Wit, Wisdom & Humor collects over 1000 witticisms, musings, deep thoughts, and one-liners from and about Ireland and its people.
To celebrate St. Patrick's Day today Irish American Mom is hosting a giveaway for a copy of this wonderful compilation.
Before I share the giveaway details, let's celebrate St. Patrick's day by delving into some of the quotes selected from Irish Wit, Wisdom & Humor.
The Complete Collection of Irish Jokes, One-Liners & Witty Sayings:
This book features hundreds of authors, poets, comedians, actors, politicians and many more that best represent the Emerald Isle including James Joyce, Oscar Wilde, Bono, Edna O'Brien, C.S. Lewis, Sinead O'Connor, George Bernard Shaw, and many others. Here are some favorites.
"Irish is English set to music."
~ Mary Michael Malloy
"Ireland sober is Ireland stiff."
~ James Joyce
"In Ireland the inevitable never happens
but the impossible always does."
~ John P. Mahaffy
"You know it is summer in Ireland
when the rain gets warmer."
~ Hal Roach
"Every St. Patrick's Day every Irishman goes out
to find another Irishman to make a speech to."
~ Shane Leslie
"Ireland is a little Russia
in which the longest way round
is the shortest way home."
~ George Moore
"I finally found a diet that works in Ireland.
I only eat when the weather's good."
~ Hal Roach
"Irishmen are street angels and house devils."
~ Edna O'Brien
"What is an Irishman but a mere machine
for converting potatoes into human nature?"
~ Edward Kenealy
Here's my favorite ....
"Let me make a prediction now:
the twenty-first century will be the Age of the Irish."
~ Mary McAleese
Irish Wit, Wisdom and Humor - The Complete Collection of Irish Jokes, One-Liners & Witty Sayings is written by Gerd De Ley, a former English teacher who has been a professional writer and actor since 1975. From an early age, Gerd has been an avid collector of quotations and proverbs from all over the world and has had more than 450 works published in Holland and Belgium.
Hatherleigh Press graciously provided a copy of Irish Wit, Wisdom and Humor for one lucky reader to win. Here's how to enter our giveaway.
One lucky winner will win a copy of Gerd de Ley's book Irish Wit, Wisdom and Humor.
To enter just leave a comment on this blog post by noon on Wednesday, March 21st, 2018.
Any comment will do. What you write does not affect your chance of winning, but if you need inspiration why not tell us if you have a favorite Irish quotation.
A winning comment will be chosen randomly. Remember to leave your e-mail so that I can contact you should you win. Your e-mail won’t be published, just used to contact our lucky contestant for mailing of the prize.
The winner will be announced Wednesday, March 21st, 2018, at the bottom of this blog post.
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A big thank you to Hatherleigh Press for helping us celebrate St. Patrick's Day by sponsoring this wonderful prize.
A winner has been randomly chosen using the Pick Giveaway Winner Plugin for WordPress. The lucky winner of this little book of Irish Wit, Wisdom & Humor is …..
I’ll send our an email to let him know the good news. Many thanks to all who entered this Irish American Mom giveaway and a big thank you to Hatherleigh Press for sponsoring this prize
Slán agus beannacht,
(Goodbye and blessings)
Irish American Mom