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Is Ireland dying?

Michael Sheehy

Is Ireland dying?

Culture and the church in modern Ireland.

by Michael Sheehy

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Published by Taplinger Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland,
  • Ireland.
    • Subjects:
    • Church and state -- Ireland.,
    • Ireland -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 243-248.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA925 .S45 1969
      The Physical Object
      Pagination255 p.
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5684361M
      LC Control Number69016059

      Round Ireland with a Fridge (Tony Hawks, ). For a humorous jaunt through the countryside, read Hawks' account of his attempt to hitchhike around Ireland with a fridge. A Short History of Ireland (Richard Killeen, ). Killeen's well-illustrated book is among the most accessible introductions to Irish history.


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