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Ireland, 1972–84

Dermot Keogh

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/9780198217527.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The early 1970s witnessed the retirement and death of the two primary symbols of the power and influence of both the Catholic Church and state in modern Ireland. Eamon de Valera and Dr John McQuaid ... More


Spirit of the nation

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/9780719096136.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the relationship that existed between journalists and Charles Haughey. It outlines the telephone tapping controversy of the early 1980s – during which the telephones of several ... More


Soviet Policies in Dáil Éireann: Workers’ Party advances ‘Irish neutrality’ and attacks NATO

John Mulqueen

in 'An Alien Ideology': Cold War Perceptions of the Irish Republican Left

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620641
eISBN:
9781789629453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620641.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Ronald Reagan’s visit to Ireland in 1984 proved controversial, owing to the unpopularity of his Central American policy. Having dropped ‘Sinn Féin’ from its title, the WP opposed the visit and faced ... More


The Shadow of Subversion

David M. Doyle and Liam O’Callaghan

in Capital Punishment in Independent Ireland: A Social, Legal and Political History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620276
eISBN:
9781789629545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620276.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the abolition of the death penalty in Ireland. The Criminal Justice Act 1964, introduced by the Minister for Justice and staunch abolitionist Charles Haughey, removed the death ... More


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