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The Manchester martyrs by Joseph O"Neill

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Published by The Mercier Press in Cork .
Written in English


  • Irish,
  • Fenians,
  • Police murders,
  • History,
  • Executions and executioners

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 314-316) and index.

StatementJoseph O"Neill
LC ClassificationsDA954 .O54 2012
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25369133M
ISBN 109781856359511
LC Control Number2012398381

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