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  • Northern Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1994- -- Congresses.

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Statementcompiled by Michael Hall.
SeriesIsland pamphlets -- 68
ContributionsHall, Michael, 1949-, Drogheda Cross-Border Focus (Organization), Farset Community Think Tanks Project.
The Physical Object
Pagination36p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16394132M
ISBN 101899510605

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