Tom O Connor is a missionary priest born in Galway, Ireland. He studied philosophy in Rosendaal, Holland, and Theology in London, United Kingdom. He spent 52 years in Borneo, South East Asia doing missionary work and also extensive research in Irish history. He has published two books on Irish history: “Hand of History; Burden of Pseudo History” and “Ireland’s Queen Maeve”. He has been retired since 2016 and currently lives in Dublin, Ireland.
This work stretches from deep prehistoric times up to the 12th century AD and beyond. After a short preamble from the Megalithic to the Bronze Age, scanning Tara’s Golden Age, it deals with Celtic Europe’s decline due to Roman and Germanic conquest. It follows Celtic tribes fleeing to Britain an...