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Anglo-Irish diplomatic relations and the British Labour Party, 1981–94

Melinda Sutton

in The British Labour Party and Twentieth-Century Ireland: The cause of Ireland, the cause of Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096013
eISBN:
9781526103963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096013.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

After the British Labour Party adopted the position of favouring Irish unity by consent in 1981, it emphasised the importance of improving Anglo-Irish relations, believing that institutionalising and ... More


Sinn Féin, ‘political wing’ of the IRA, 1948–70

Agnès Maillot

in In the Shadow of History: Sinn Féin 1926-70

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719084898
eISBN:
9781526103918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084898.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The party that emerged after the Second World War was a spent force, one which the IRA nevertheless decided to reinvigorate after various unsuccessful attempts at setting up political organisations. ... More


British Labour and developments in Ireland in the immediate post-war years

Peter Collins

in The British Labour Party and Twentieth-Century Ireland: The cause of Ireland, the cause of Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096013
eISBN:
9781526103963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096013.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter looks at the British Labour cabinet’s response to events in Ireland in the wake of World War Two. That response was coloured by the lingering hostility in Britain regarding Éire’s ... More


‘Where the Tories rule’: Geoffrey Bing MP and partition

Bob Purdie

in The British Labour Party and Twentieth-Century Ireland: The cause of Ireland, the cause of Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096013
eISBN:
9781526103963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096013.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The subject of this chapter is the 1950 pamphlet, John Bull’s Other Ireland, by the Ulster born Labour MP, Geoffrey Bing, KC. It is very like the literature that was being produced by the ... More


The Civil Service and the Revolution in Ireland, 1912–38: Shaking the Blood-stained Hand of Mr Collins

Martin Maguire

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077401
eISBN:
9781781702611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077401.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book is a history of the Irish civil service and its response to revolutionary changes in the State. It examines the response of the civil service to the threat of partition, World War, the ... More


The revolutionary State, partition and the civil service, 1920–21

Martin Maguire

in The Civil Service and the Revolution in Ireland, 1912–38: Shaking the Blood-stained Hand of Mr Collins

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077401
eISBN:
9781781702611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077401.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

Dáil Éireann continued to function despite being suppressed by the British authorities, and maintained its claim to be the only legitimate State in Ireland. The experience of those men and women who ... More


The demographic roots of Gibraltarian identity, 1704–1819

Stephen Constantine

in Community and Identity: The Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076350
eISBN:
9781781702048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076350.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The majority of those currently living in Gibraltar, and many of the Gibraltar-born who live outside, regard themselves as Gibraltarians, with a culture and identity sufficiently distinctive in their ... More


A fortress economy, 1704–1815

Stephen Constantine

in Community and Identity: The Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076350
eISBN:
9781781702048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076350.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the economic history of Gibraltar in the century or so after the allied occupation. Gibraltar was, of course, sufficiently attractive economically after 1704 to induce civilians ... More


Sinn Féin ascendant

John Privilege

in Michael Logue and the Catholic Church in Ireland, 1879-1925

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077357
eISBN:
9781781702871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077357.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explains that historians have long since divined the signs and portents encompassed in the events of April and May 1916. It has often been chronicled how the seizure of buildings in ... More


Re-appraising the origins of the ‘consensus-forming strategy’, 1945–58

Aaron Edwards

in A History of the Northern Ireland Labour Party: Democratic Socialism and Sectarianism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078743
eISBN:
9781781702390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078743.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

An extension of the British social welfare state to Northern Ireland and the tackling of acute unemployment were huge undertakings for the Unionist administration. The Anti-Partition League of ... More


Conclusion

Philip Ollerenshaw

in Northern Ireland in the Second World War: Politics, economic mobilisation and society, 1939–45

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719090509
eISBN:
9781781706206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090509.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The consequences of the war are assessed in the Conclusion. Although there was considerable improvement in the unemployment figures, the regional economy lagged behind Britain. However, the post-war ... More


The rocky road from enmity

Duncan Morrow

in Everyday Life After the Irish Conflict: The Impact of Devolution and Cross-border Cooperation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719087288
eISBN:
9781781704561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087288.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Huge efforts have been made to find a way beyond the violent stalemate produced by Northern Ireland's underlying crisis of legitimacy. At the core has been the search for social and political ... More


Creating a new identity, 1931–5

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/9780719091667.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The Public Safety Act issued by the Irish Free State government in 1931 officially outlawed the Irish Republican Army. The measures, which included the imprisonment of suspected IRA members, greatly ... More


Introduction

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/9780719059032.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The introduction charts the divergent aspirations of Irish nationalism and Ulster unionism from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century and details the emergence of the partition ... More


The Irish Anti-Partition League: possibilities and pitfalls, 1945–49

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/9780719059032.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the context in which constitutional nationalists abandoned parliamentary abstentionism and took their seats at Stormont and Westminster. The impact of the return of a Labour ... More


Dragging Ireland into the spotlight, pulling Ulster from the morass, 1910–14

Conor Mulvagh

in The Irish Parliamentary Party at Westminster, 1900-18

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099267
eISBN:
9781526115164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099267.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the years of dashed hope for the Irish Home Rule movement. 1910 saw the party regain the balance of power at Westminster lost in 1895. Thereafter, the formerly apathetic Liberal ... More


Rising and falling: Easter 1916 to winter 1918

Conor Mulvagh

in The Irish Parliamentary Party at Westminster, 1900-18

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099267
eISBN:
9781526115164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099267.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Moving from the War to the 1916 Rising, it is shown how the leadership of the IPP ignored warnings of its coming and especially how they reacted to it in the aftermath. In this, the emerging ... More


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