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Still, there exists in some circles the belief that the Irish are less cultured, less advanced intellectually, and more politically reactionary and even bigoted than some other ethnic groups. On Easter Monday, April 18, 1949, seven hundred years of British rule in Ireland was ended as the Republic of Ireland was finally proclaimed and all allegiance to the British Crown abolished. Sometimes newcomers adopt words from older, native languages. Elizabeth II, of the House of Hanover-Windsor is the reigning sovereign.

Pages: 157

Publisher: George Braziller; 1st edition (October 1983)

ISBN: 0807610771

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