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.
'Fascinating ... endlessly surprising.' * Irish Independent * 'An enjoyable romp through the ephemera and facts surrounding that most Irish of institutions.' * Irish Examiner * 'Fascinating ... a great gift.' * Mark Cagney, TV3 * 'Erudite.' * Sunday 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 * Whimsical history. -- John Meagher * Irish Independent *