Marital breakdown and family law in Ireland
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Marital breakdown and family law in Ireland a sociological study by Tony Fahey

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Published by Oak Tree Press in association with the Economic and Social Research Institute in Dublin .
Written in English



  • Ireland.


  • Marriage law -- Ireland.,
  • Domestic relations -- Ireland.,
  • Broken homes -- Ireland.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [159]-160).

Other titlesMarital breakdown & family law in Ireland
StatementTony Fahey, Maureen Lyons.
ContributionsLyons, Maureen., Economic and Social Research Institute.
LC ClassificationsKDK203.Z9 F33 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1026897M
ISBN 101860760090
LC Control Number96102260

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