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Born in Wexford, Maggie lives in Dingle, Co. From 1984, the economy was helped by the inflow of substantial North Sea oil revenues. [119] Around the end of the 20th century there were major changes to the governance of the UK with the establishment of devolved administrations for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. [120] The statutory incorporation followed acceptance of the European Convention on Human Rights. Mary O’Donnell is the author of eleven books, both poetry and fiction, and has also co-edited a book of translations from the Galician.

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Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin; Original edition (October 13, 2009)

ISBN: 031256161X

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