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A Century of Politics in the Kingdom: A County Kerry Compendium

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ISBN: 9781785372018
AuthorO'Shea, Owen
Pub Date01/09/2018
BindingPaperback
Pages300
CountryIRL
Dewey941.96082
Publisher: Merrion Press
Quick overview In the 100 years since the establishment of Dáil Éireann, rarely has politics been so divisive, turbulent, engaging and entertaining as in County Kerry. A Century of Politics in the Kingdom captures the exhilarating highs and lows of politics in Kerry, featuring tales of scandal, punch-ups, election-campaign shenanigans, bitter inter-dynastic contests, as well as the stories of the ground-breaking Kerry politicians who made their mark on the national stage and beyond.
€19.95

This fascinating book draws on new material from the political parties' archives, original research and candid interviews. Featured are comprehensive biographical details of every Kerry Teachta Dála and senator since the foundation of the Irish State, seminal debates and discussions, rivalries and resentments, and good old-fashioned fun and games - all of which has characterised the political cauldron in the county over the last century.

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This fascinating book draws on new material from the political parties' archives, original research and candid interviews. Featured are comprehensive biographical details of every Kerry Teachta Dála and senator since the foundation of the Irish State, seminal debates and discussions, rivalries and resentments, and good old-fashioned fun and games - all of which has characterised the political cauldron in the county over the last century.

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