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"Brendan Nolan's comprehensive history and guidebook of Phoenix park is a masterpiece." Community Voice.

"Very well researched, and beautifully written and illustrated.
Make sure to buy a copy. It is certain to be of interest to
anybody living in Dublin or within its commuter belt."...
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"This is an enthusiast's book."
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Copies of Phoenix Park a history and guidebook are a welcome addition to your corporate or conference goodybag.

Brendan Nolan has reported on Phoenix Park as a freelance journalist for several decades and was a professional observer at many of the events of the late 20th century related herein.

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"Author Brendan Nolan provides a fascinating read."
Irish Independent.



"It's a fabulous book. It should be in all the schools."
West Dublin Access Radio


Nolan sets well-known events in the Park's history beside accounts of its buildings and institutions, as well as obscure subjects like park rangers' uniform regulations.
Irish Times

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