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The Great Irish Politics Book

Join political buff David McCullagh and illustrator Graham Corcoran as they guide you through all the things that make our country work. Why do we have a president and a Taoiseach? What is the Seanad and why can only some citizens vote in its elections? Who makes the rules for Ireland and how are they enforced? And what do we do if we want to change them?


Learn what it means to be a citizen and the positive role you can play by helping others, protecting what works and creating change in the world you live in.


The latest book in the Gill Books series of important topics tackled by experts, this engaging guide demystifies political systems, elections, voting and government, and explores issues including human rights, freedom of speech and fake news. With clear text and bright illustrations, this book is for anyone who wants to understand



Publication Date

October 2021




Hardback, 96 pages

Country of Origin



Gill Books


By David McCullagh Illustrated by Graham Corcoran

Availability Status

Not yet published

David McCullagh is an anchor on RTÉ News: Six One and the former Political Correspondent. He is the author of the acclaimed books The Reluctant Taoiseach, De Valera Rise and De Valera Rule.


Graham Corcoran is an illustrator based in Dublin, Ireland. He has previously illustrated two An Post Irish Book Award nominated children’s books, Dare to Dream by Sarah Webb and The Story of Croke Park by Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh.

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