A CONCISE HISTORY OF IRELAND

PART I.

THE MANNERS, CUSTOMS, AND INSTITUTIONS OF THE ANCIENT IRISH.

IN WRITING the history of a country it is desirable to begin with some account of the early inhabitants and their modes of life. The following chapters, forming the first Part of this book, have been written with the object of giving, in a popular form, some trustworthy information on the institutions, literature, laws, and customs of the ancient Irish people.

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