The Royal Irish Academy has just released a new book 'A History of Ireland in 100 Words'. 

The book aims to portray the history of Ireland in short, bite-size snippets.

Miriam O'Callaghan was joined in studio by one of the book's co-authors, Sharon Arbuthnot, to discuss it's inception, style and what the book covers and what it aims to achieve.

You can listen to the interview in full above.

'A History of Ireland in 100 Words' is written by Sharon Arbuthnot, Máire Mhaonaigh and Gregory Toner.

The book is available now, and for further information, visit the Royal Irish Institute website