Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-8 of 8 items

  • Keywords: Éamon de Valera x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Britain, Ireland and the Second World War

Ian S. Wood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623273
eISBN:
9780748651412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623273.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For Britain, the Second World War exists in popular memory as a time of heroic sacrifice, survival, and ultimate victory over Fascism. In the Irish state, the years 1939–1945 are still remembered ... More


‘Éamon Who?’: January 1944—May 1945

Robert Cole

in Propaganda, Censorship and Irish Neutrality in the Second World War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622771
eISBN:
9780748651337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622771.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Éamon de Valera regularly played the partition card in defending neutrality, but not always wisely. In Limerick, in March 1944, he called for abolishing English in Eire as ‘the language of the ... More


The Irish Mussolini

FEARGHAL McGARRY

in Eoin O’Duffy: A Self-Made Hero

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199226672
eISBN:
9780191696268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226672.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the impact of Éamon de Valera's decision to dismiss Eoin O'Duffy as commissioner of the Garda Síochána in 1933. Though the issue was hotly debated in the Dáil, O'Duffy remained ... More


The Origins of Éire's Neutrality

Ian S. Wood

in Britain, Ireland and the Second World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623273
eISBN:
9780748651412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623273.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

When, on the evening of Sunday, 3 September 1939, Éamon de Valera broadcast to the people of Éire, as the Irish state had been renamed two years earlier, Britain and France had already declared war ... More


The Secret History of Constitutional Dignity

Samuel Moyn

in Understanding Human Dignity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265642
eISBN:
9780191760389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265642.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Recent histories of human dignity have focused on long-range intellectual and social contexts that provide very little explanation of the presence of the concept in politics and law today. This ... More


The search for direction, 1923–6

Gavin Wilk

in Transatlantic defiance: The militant Irish republican movement in America, 1923-45

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091667
eISBN:
9781781707722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091667.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The militant Irish republican movement in America witnessed a difficult period from 1923 to 1926. Once the IRA failed in its efforts to debilitate the new Irish Free State through military action, ... More


‘The Guiding Influence of the Mass of the People should be the IRA’:1 1932–1937

in Seán MacBride: A Republican Life 1904–1946

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316586
eISBN:
9781846316722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316722.007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Seán MacBride's activities within and for the Irish Republican Army (IRA) during the period from 1932 to 1937. It discusses the growing factionalism within the IRA and ... More


Rising through the Ranks: 1921–1926

in Seán MacBride: A Republican Life 1904–1946

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316586
eISBN:
9781846316722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316722.005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Seán MacBride's rise through the ranks of the Irish Republican Army (IRA). It discusses MacBride's opposition to the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty, the division created by the treaty ... More


View: