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Cyclical Violence: The Irish Insurrection and the Limits of Enchantment

Sarah Cole

in At the Violet Hour: Modernism and Violence in England and Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195389616
eISBN:
9780199979226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389616.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter takes as its scope the substantial canon of Irish literature in the first decades of the twentieth century that engaged intimately with violence. It argues that the expression of ... 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


Practical patriots

Carole Holohan

in Reframing Irish Youth in the Sixties

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941237
eISBN:
9781789629279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941237.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter one examines the way in which the political classes envisioned the role of youth and identifies how youth featured in broader discourses of societal change. The commemoration of the 1916 ... More


“ ’Twas better to die ’neath an Irish Sky, than at Suvla, or Sud-el-Bar”: Revolution and Counter-Revolution, 1914–1922

Brendan O’Leary

in A Treatise on Northern Ireland, Volume I: Colonialism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199243341
eISBN:
9780191863462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199243341.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter demonstrates the significance of the First World War in the partial successes of Irish republicanism and Ulster unionism. The run-up to the 1916 Rising was preceded by significant ... More


High dignity and low salaries

Mark O'Brien

in The Fourth Estate: Journalism in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096136
eISBN:
9781526121004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096136.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how, in the early 1900s, Irish journalists organised themselves into an association that examined contentious issues such as salaries, employment conditions, the social status ... More


Eimar O’Duffy and the Waste of 1916

Frances Flanagan

in Remembering the Revolution: Dissent, Culture, and Nationalism in the Irish Free State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739159
eISBN:
9780191802225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739159.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter explores the ideas and life of Eimar O’Duffy, the author of the highly controversial semi-fictional account of the Rising, The Wasted Island (1919). It challenges existing ... More


The Extraordinary History of the House of Maunsel

Clare Hutton (ed.)

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume V: The Irish Book in English, 1891-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199249114
eISBN:
9780191803383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199249114.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter documents the history of the House of Maunsel, from its beginnings as Maunsel and Company under George Roberts and the financial difficulties that it went through before the Easter ... More


Life and Contexts

Lee Spinks

in James Joyce A Critical Guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638352
eISBN:
9780748671632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638352.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter offers a brief account of James Joyce's life and literary career. The narrative of Joyce's life is punctuated by subsections dealing with issues such as the historical and political ... More


Remembering the Revolution: Dissent, Culture, and Nationalism in the Irish Free State

Frances Flanagan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739159
eISBN:
9780191802225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739159.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book chronicles the ways the Irish revolution was remembered in the first two decades of Irish independence. While tales of heroism and martyrdom dominated popular accounts of the revolution, a ... More


The Irish Parliamentary Party at Westminster, 1900-18

Conor Mulvagh

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099267
eISBN:
9781526115164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099267.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The key to understanding the emergence of the independent Irish state lies in the history of Home Rule. This book offers the most comprehensive examination to date of the Irish Parliamentary Party ... More


The year 1966 and the revival of the IRA ‘threat’

Matt Treacy

in The IRA 1956-69: Rethinking the Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084720
eISBN:
9781781700068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084720.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Dáil passed the Anglo-Irish Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on January 7, 1966 by 66 votes to 19. The Labour Party opposed the measure and Fine Gael abstained. The Wolfe Tone Society congratulated the ... More


Conclusion: the civil service, the State and the Irish revolution

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/9780719077401.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

The third Home Rule crisis and the emergence of proposals to partition the country, the outbreak of the First World War and then the 1916 Rising were all State-transforming moments that questioned ... More


Introduction

Ian O'Donnell

in Justice, Mercy, and Caprice: Clemency and the Death Penalty in Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198798477
eISBN:
9780191839467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798477.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Before the First World War capital punishment was practically obsolete in Ireland. It was used by the British during the Easter Rising of 1916 and the War of Independence, and with greater enthusiasm ... More


Estrangements and realignments: leadership in wartime, 1914–16

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/9780719099267.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines how the First World War transformed the leadership of the IPP. John Redmond’s unilateral declarations regarding the Irish Volunteer force – a nationalist alternative to the ... More


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