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dictionary of Irish biography

Henry Boylan

dictionary of Irish biography

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Published by Gill & Macmillan in Dublin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ireland -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 379-385

    StatementHenry Boylan
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 385 p. ;
    Number of Pages385
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14506650M
    ISBN 1071710866

    The Irish Tribune was a short-lived nationalist newspaper printed weekly in Dublin in Five issues were published until its suppression by the British Government. History. It was founded during the atmosphere of the revolutions of The Nation was a nationalist newspaper supportive of Daniel O'Connell's Repeal cal alignment: Irish nationalism.


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