The baby is safely born. Now amid the happy confusion one pleasant if problematic task remains: to find the right name for the little girl or boy.
This book provides a list of Irish names for boys and girls taken from the great store of more than two thousand years of Christian and pre-Christian Ireland.
Explanations are provided for the Gaelic names and biographies are included for saints` names. The author outlines interesting facts about the popularity, regional preferences and alternative forms of the names included in this collection.
This is not just a book for parents but a fascinating glimpse of an aspect of Irish history and culture.