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Modern Irish lives

dictionary of 20th-century Irish biography

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Gill & Macmillan in Dublin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland,
  • Northern Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Ireland -- Biography -- Dictionaries.,
    • Northern Ireland -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementgeneral editor, Louis McRedmond.
      GenreBiography, Dictionaries.
      ContributionsMcRedmond, Louis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT862 .M63 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 328 p. ;
      Number of Pages328
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL86428M
      ISBN 100717127869
      LC Control Number99193915

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