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6 edition of The Yew Tree at the Head of the Strand found in the catalog.

The Yew Tree at the Head of the Strand

by Brian Cosgrove

  • 137 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Liverpool University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Social history,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Northern Ireland,
  • Europe - Ireland,
  • Literary,
  • History / Ireland

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9800210M
    ISBN 100853237379
    ISBN 109780853237372
    OCLC/WorldCa49984969

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    Used Bridgestone. Used Bridgestone Tour B Xw-1 Silver Dg S 52 Wedge Steel Shaft Yew $ The Sacred Yew Appendix 1: Caring for Yews (abridged) Many people enquire as to how they can best take care of the yew tree in their local church or elsewhere. Guidelines for doing this have been drawn up according to the many years’ experience of experts in the care of trees, and these are set out below.

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‘The Yew Tree at the Head of the Strand’ was published in by Liverpool University Press and, a paperback of about pages, retails [or it did when I purchased my copy] at the hefty price of around It is a memoir of early life in Newry of the 40s and 50s by Brian Read moreCosgrave: Yew Tree at head of Strand.

Get this from a library. The yew-tree at the head of the strand. [Brian Cosgrove]. Unusually for an Irish autobiography, The Yew Tree at the Head of the Strand is a celebration of the author's parents. Professor Brian Cosgrove, head of the Department of English at NUI Maynooth.

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