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Published by Mercier Press for the Cultural Relations Committee of Ireland in Cork .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Ireland,
  • Ireland.

Subjects:

  • Folklore -- Ireland,
  • Ireland -- Social life and customs

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesNósanna agus piseoga na nGael.
Statementby Seán Ó Súilleabháin.
SeriesIrish life and culture ;, 15
ContributionsIreland. Cultural Relations Committee.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGR153.5 .O78 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination99 p. :
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4475075M
ISBN 100853421463
LC Control Number79302543

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