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A Well-Trodden Path: The History and Heritage of Mass Paths in Ireland



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Personal Interviews:


Badger, J., 2019. Personal Interview, 17 June, Lackagh, county Galway.     

Commins, C., 2019. Personal Interview, 24 June, Lackagh, county Galway.


Fallon, M., 2019. Personal Interview, 21 June 2019, Lackagh, County Galway


Farragher, P., 2019. Personal Interview, 14  June 2019, Lackagh, county Galway.


Forde, J., 2019. Personal Interview, 18  June 2019, Lackagh, county Galway.

Grealish, J., 2019. Personal Interview, 24  June 2019, Lackagh, county Galway.


Holland, M., 2019. Personal Interview, 25  June 2019, Lackagh, county Galway.


Hynes, I., 2019. Personal Interview, 17 June 2019, Coolagh, County Galway.


Slattery, J., 2019. Personal Interview 21 June, Tuam, County Galway.


Walsh, S., 2019 Personal Interview, 17 June 2019, Lackagh, County Galway.

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