Based on Richard Killeey's book A Short History of Ireland, this video takes viewers through the Emerald Isle's rich history while showcasing some of its most beautiful locations. For thousands of years, Ireland has struggled against hardship. Here is a closer look at the battles the Irish have waged against such adversaries as the Romans, the Vikings, the British, even the Great Famine and the divisive rise of the IRA. Viewers can also take a visual tour of Dublin's streets, Ireland's rugged coastline, and its picturesque countryside.
~ Karla Baker, All Movie Guide