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Published by Published in association with Radio Telefís Éireann by The Mercier Press in Cork .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Ireland

Subjects:

  • Ireland -- History

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by T.W. Moody and F.X. Martin.
ContributionsMoody, T. W. 1907-, Martin, F. X., Radio Telefís Éireann.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA913 .C66 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination479 p. :
Number of Pages479
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2985418M
ISBN 100853427100, 0853427151
LC Control Number84237579

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