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Irish names

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Published by Lilliput Press in Dublin .
Written in English

  • Ireland.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Personal -- Ireland.,
    • Names, Irish.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDonnchadh Ó Corráin, Fidelma Maguire.
      ContributionsMaguire, Fidelma., Ó Corráin, Donnchadh.
      LC ClassificationsCS375.I73 O18 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination188 p. ;
      Number of Pages188
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1606990M
      ISBN 100946640661
      LC Control Number91144990

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