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Bishop Edward Thomas O'Dwyer of Limerick, 1842-1917

Bishop Edward Thomas O'Dwyer of Limerick, 1842-1917( )
Author: Morrissey, Thomas J.
Publication Date:Sep 2003
Publisher:Four Courts Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $55.00
Book Description:

'Our brilliant ... and difficult Bishop', as novelist Kate O'Brien described him. O'Dwyer was brilliant intellectually, independent-minded and quarrel-some, but a life-long supporter of the poor of Limerick. He played a major role in improving primary education, in helping to solve the University question, and as a leader in workhouse reform. In his final years he helped to change the course of Irish history. In 1916, when the population was cowed following the execution of the leaders...
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Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Religious
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.6 Inches
Book Weight:1.96 Pounds

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