Lives of the Irish Saints,: With Special Festivals, and the Commemorations of Holy Persons, Compiled from Calendars, Martyrologies, and Various Sources, Relating to the Ancient Church History of Ireland,

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James Duffy and Sons, 15 Wellington-Quay, and 1a Paternoster-Row, London., 1873

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