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Book Review: The Preacher and the Prelate: The Achill Mission Colony and the Battle for Souls in Famine Ireland | The Irish Story

20/07/2018

By Patricia Byrne Published by Merrion Press, Newbridge, 2018 ISBN: 9781785371721 Reviewer: Gordon O’Sullivan “His was a crusade that failed to touch the sinews of empathy, as a powerful vision dissolved in sectarianism and a praiseworthy idealism was seduced by the commercial dictates of landlordism and property
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