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2 edition of short history of Ireland. found in the catalog.

short history of Ireland.

J. C. Beckett

short history of Ireland.

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Published by Hutchinson University Library in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ireland -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    SeriesHutchinson university library: History
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA912 .B4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 208 p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20630378M

    Northern Ireland is a place of natural beauty, mystery and Celtic charm. In recent times, however, the history of Northern Ireland has been marred by political tension, sectarian feuding and paramilitary killing. From the late s the world watched in despair as Northern Ireland unravelled into unrest and violence.


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A Brief History of Ireland, a timeline of Irish history. BC The Megalithic tombs are constructed,(Newgrange).

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