Poverty, an agenda for the "90s
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Poverty, an agenda for the "90s by Combat Poverty Agency.

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Published by Combat Poverty Agency in [Ireland] .
Written in English



  • Ireland.


  • Economic assistance, Domestic -- Ireland.,
  • Poor -- Ireland.

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Edition Notes

Statementsubmission to the government on the 1990 budget.
LC ClassificationsHC260.5.Z9 P633 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p. ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1644480M
LC Control Number91200061

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