A dictionary of Irish biography

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Gill & Macmillan, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 462 pages
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A dictionary of Irish biography

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This is the third of what now looks to be a once-per-decade revision of a useful reference tool. The first edition appeared in 1978, 100 years after Alfred Webb's A Compendium of Irish Biography (1878 ... Read full review

A dictionary of Irish biography

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This helps confirm Oscar Wilde's contention that Irish geniuses are "plentiful as blackberries.'' The 1300 entries, ranging from poets to playwrights, politicians, and priests, expand (by 200 more ... Read full review

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