To mark Ireland's Presidency of the Council of the European Union, here is a wee present from the people of Ireland to the people of the world, for St Patrick’s Day!

The Royal Irish Academy, the National Museum of Ireland and The Irish Times are collaborating with the EU Presidency, the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade and Adobe to bring you a gift of A History of Ireland in 100 objects.

It is available as an interactive app for Apple iPhone and iPad, for most Android tablets and on the Kindle Fire, from our website, as well as associated app stores.

You can also experience the book on your computer, smartphone or eReader by clicking on the 'eBook' button below.

The Gift is free to download until the end of March. In this video, Irish Times journalist  
Fintan O'Toole, talks about Ireland's wonderful Culture & History.

If you wish to download the Free Gift to your computer or own a Nexus 10, please download the eBook version to enjoy A History of Ireland in 100 Objects.

If you have trouble opening the eBook, it may be because you don't have an eReader installed. You can download one from Adobe.

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