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History of Ireland Wooden Jigsaw

Designed & Made in Ireland by: Lisheen, Handmade Toys

(1 customer review)

27.00

In stock. New stock has a blue tone to the image shown.

    • 2.5 €

Product Information

A lovely jigsaw showing the provinces of Ireland with famous landmarks. Hidden under the pieces is a history of Ireland, packed full of historical events down through the ages from the Stone Age 8000 years ago up to Ireland’s declaration of neutrality in 1939.

The following line is printed on the bottom of this jigsaw: ‘Heritage is what makes Ireland Irish – her natural and political history, her influences and influences on her, her language, culture and traditions. This illustrative map gives some directions as to how her past is living in her present.’

 

Material: Wood

Made in: Kerry

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Dispatch:
We aim to dispatch in-stock orders within 24 hours, but certainly within 2 working days.

Delivery Cost per order by Express Tracked Post:
Ireland (32 counties) = flat rate €5.00
U.K. = flat rate €8.00
U.S.A. = flat rate €15.00
Rest of the World = cost varies, this is calculated in the cart and in checkout

Full Description

Learn about the heritage of Ireland with this lovely History of Ireland jigsaw. 14 chunky pieces. Ulster has 3 pieces, Leinster has 3 pieces, Munster has 4 pieces and Connaught has 4 pieces.

This jigsaw has lovely pastel colours. It displays a number of interesting landmarks of Ireland.

Remove the pieces to read about the history of Ireland. This includes a short description of the following and more:

  • Stone age. 8000 years ago to the 1st century BC. Gaels; Druidism; Irish Legends
  • Story of St. Patrick
  • Viking invasions from 795 and Normans in 1169
  • Strongbow. The Pale. King Henry VIII. Queen Elizabeth 1. Oliver Cromwell. William of Orange
  • 1782 Dublin Parliament granted virtual independence from London
  • United Irishmen & Wolfe Tone. Daniel O’Connell
  • Potato Blight. Michael Davitt & the Land League Movement. Boycott
  • Charles Stewart Parnell & Irish Home Rule Bill
  • Ulster Volunteer Force. Irish Volunteers
  • 1916. Patrick Pearse. James Connolly
  • Dáil. War of Independence. Black & Tans
  • 1922 The Anglo Irish Treaty. 6 counties of Ulster granted separate status
  • Civil War. Eamon de Valera. Founding of the Fianna Fail party
  • 1937 New constitution declaring Ireland a sovereign independent democratic state
  • 1938 Britain relinquished naval facilities. Economic war ends
  • 1939 Ireland declare neutrality at the outbreak of World War 2

Dimensions = 40cm x 30cm

Wonderful History of Ireland Jigsaw. This is a great Irish gift for both children and adults to learn interesting aspects of the heritage of Ireland.

Made by Lisheen, County Kerry, Ireland.

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Reviews

1 review for History of Ireland Wooden Jigsaw

  1. Marian Mc Glinchey (verified owner)

    Loved this jigsaw of our ancient provinces. Great for passing on our history to future generations. Shauna is a delight to deal with. Will definitely recommend this to family and friends.

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