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Public Controversy and Intellectual Dissent, 1949–72

Robert Tobin

in The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish Protestantism, 1900-1991

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641567
eISBN:
9780191738418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641567.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter addresses the conservatism that continued to dominate Irish society during the 1950s and the shift that began to take place in the course of the 1960s. It assesses Butler's efforts to ... More


Ireland during the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave

Bryce Evans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089510
eISBN:
9781781707531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089510.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

In the first book detailing the social and economic history of Ireland during the Second World War, Dr Bryce Evans reveals the hidden story of the Irish Emergency. If the diplomatic history of Irish ... More


Reconciliation, rights, and protests, 1963–8

J. H. Whyte

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Relations between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland were distant in the early years of the period covered in the book. On becoming taoiseach in 1959, Seán Lemass had tried to improve ... More


Anglo-Irish Trade and Business Relations

Bryce Evans

in Ireland during the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089510
eISBN:
9781781707531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089510.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Introduces the Department of Supplies. This new department of state was formed at the outbreak of war in Europe and was headed by Seán Lemass, assisted by the short, plump, bespectacled John Leydon, ... More


Moral Policemen of the Domestic Economy

Bryce Evans

in Ireland during the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089510
eISBN:
9781781707531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089510.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The department of Supplies represented the apogee of centralised state intervention in Irish history, coming to control the production, distribution, and pricing of all commodities during this time ... More


The 1960s: Lemass, Modernisation and the Cold War

Jack Fennell

in Irish Science Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381199
eISBN:
9781781384879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381199.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Following the War, Irish culture began to shed its distrust of the modern world. The catalyst Taoiseach Seán Lemass’ Fianna Fáil government, under which Irish society was modernized and ... More


Nationalist Party: division and decline, 1964–70

Christopher Norton

in The politics of constitutional nationalism in Northern Ireland, 1932-1970: Between grievance and reconciliation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719059032
eISBN:
9781781706763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719059032.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter charts the surge in criticism of the Nationalist Party hierarchy in the face of repeated Party failures. It identifies the key role played by National Unity, and by those on the left of ... More


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