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Ireland, National University of

Ireland, National University of, founded 1908 to provide higher education for Irish Roman Catholics. It consists of three colleges: University College, Galway University College, Cork and University College, Dublin (not to be confused with the Univ. of Dublin see Dublin, Univ. of ). The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and St. Patrick's College in Maynooth, a Roman Catholic seminary, are affiliated with the university.

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