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Title:
Irish names for children
Author:
Coghlan, Peg.
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Publication Information:
Cork ; Dublin : Mercier Press ; Boulder, Colo. : Irish American Book Co., 1998.
Physical Description:
96 pages ; 18 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781856352147
Format :
Book

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Central Library CS2411 .C64 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

This book provides a list of Irish names for boys and girls taken from the great store of more than 2,000 years of Christian and pre-Christian Ireland. Explanations are provided for the Gaelic names and biographies are included for saints' names. The author outlines interesting facts about the popularity, regional preferences and alternative forms of the names included in this collection.


Author Notes

Peg Coghlan is a pseudonym for an Irish writer, critic and historian.


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