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New and interesting Lights are thrown on the remote Histories of other
Nations as well as of both BRITAINS,
BY Mr. O' H A L L OR AN,
Author of an Introduction to the History and Antiquities of Ireland.
IN TWO VOLUM ES..
· v O L. 1.
Earl and Baron of Inchiquin, Baron of Burren, and Lord
Lieutenant and Cuftos Rotulorum of the County of Clare.
N O nation paid greater attention to its history and TV antiquities than the ancient Irish. The care of letters was a particular object of state attention; and the laws and ordinances respecting history, philososophy, and poetry, became a part of the studies of our monarchs * The numerous universities of the
* Teagasc-Cormbhic-Mhic-Art, or the Royal Admonitions of Cormac to his son Cairbre.