Selector: Rhonda McGinnis
This collection demonstrate the depth and richness of the history and Culture of Ireland. From it's Celtic roots through its early Christian and Viking eras, from the Norman invasion and subsequent English occupation through to the founding of the Irish Repbublic and the Troubles in Northern Ireland; Irish history is a fascinating area to explore! Culturally, Ireland has produced beautifully illuminated manuscripts such as the Book of Kells, stunning pieces of early medieval goldwork, and glorious etched Waterford Crystal. She has also given the world numerous thought-provoking authors and poets, entertaining playwrights, and lively music to dance to.