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Irish names: family and personal.

MacNamee, James Joseph Bp

Irish names: family and personal.

by MacNamee, James Joseph Bp

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Published by Catholic Truth Society of Ireland in Dublin .
Written in English


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StatementBy Rev. J. J. MacNamee, B.D., B.C.L..
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16244016M

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