Encyclopaedia editors left red-faced after Ireland conflict error

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London, February 4 (ANI): Editorial staff at Encyclopaedia Britannica are digging up facts on Ireland after publishing misleading details about the country's civil war. concise version by one of the world's most trusted references wrongly described the 1922 conflict when it went on sale seven years ago.

Ian Grant, Encyclopaedia Britannica managing director, and colleagues were said to be working hard to make sure the grossly inaccurate account was not repeated in online versions.

"This is very rare," the Scotsman quoted him as saying.

The Encyclopaedia inaccurately described the clash over partition as a war between Catholics in the south and Protestants in the north. (ANI)

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