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Volume I: National Reports 1973

Paul O’Higgins1

Ireland (Éire) is in popular usage more commonly referred to as the Republic of Ireland. The reason for this that the name of the whole island is Ireland, but the state concerned controls only 26 countries out of the 32 …

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Paul O’Higgins, “Ireland”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 22 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2018

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