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us: Ireland

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    • us: Irlande
    • us: Éire
    • us: Poblacht na hÉireann
    • us: Republic of Ireland
    • us: Irland
    • us: Írország
    • us: Irlanda
    • us: Irish Republic
    • us: Airlann
  • Addtional Information

    • Activity Start

        (edtf) 1937
    • Descriptor

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        Independent political entity
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        (lcsh) Republics
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        (aat) Nations
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        (thesoz) Nation
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        (thesoz) National state
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        (eurovocen) State
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        (stw) State
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  • Sources

    • found: Vibert-Guigue, F. Irlande, 1982: t.p. (Irlande)
    • found: LC manual auth. cds. (hdgs.: Ireland; Ireland (Eire); orig. constitution of Irish Free State came into operation 12/6/22; new const. appr. by Parl. 6/14/37, enacted 7/1/37, and came into operation 12/29/37 restoring name of Ireland (Eire))
    • found: Kartográfiai Vállalat. Szerkesztobizottság. Nagy-Britannia, Írország autótérképe ... 1987: map recto (Ireland, Irlande, Irland, Írország)
    • found: Romaguera i Cubedo, J. Irlanda, llibertat condicional, c1990: t.p. (Irlanda)
    • found: The statesman's year-book, 1995-1996: p. 778 (Ireland; Republic of Ireland--Poblacht na hÉireann)
    • found: Chasing progress in the Irish Republic, 1994.
    • found: Wikipedia, October 1, 2015: Ireland (Ireland (Irish: Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann); Ireland is divided between the Republic of Ireland (officially also named Ireland), which covers five-sixths of the island, and Northern Ireland, a part of the United Kingdom, which covers the remaining area and is located in the northeast of the island; 53°25ʹN 8°0ʹW) Republic of Ireland (Ireland (Irish: Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying about five-sixths of the island of Ireland; The Irish Free State was created in 1922 as a result of the Anglo-Irish Treaty. It effectively became a republic, with an elected president, under the constitution of 1937, in which it was named "Ireland". It was officially declared a republic in 1949)
    • found: Wikipedia, October 1, 2015: Irish page (Poblacht na hÉireann; Éire)
    • found: The world factbook, via WWW, October 1, 2015 (Ireland; conventional short form: Ireland; local long form: none; local short form: Eire; government type: republic, parliamentary democracy; 53 00 N, 8 00 W)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [SUBJECT USAGE: This heading is used for works on the Republic of Ireland and on the island of the British Isles called Ireland. Works on the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, which comprises England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, as well as works on the island of Great Britain, are entered under Great Britain. Works on the non-jurisdictional island group comprising the islands of Great Britain, Ireland, and smaller adjacent islands are entered under the subject heading British Isles.]
    • [Includes the old catalog headings: Ireland, used for publications issued before the creation of the Irish Free State in 1922; Ireland (Eire), used for publications issued after the Irish Free State reverted to the name Ireland in 1937]
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    • 1979-08-01: new
    • 2015-10-03: revised
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