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The View from the Grassroots

Stephen Conway

in War, State, and Society in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199253753
eISBN:
9780191719738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253753.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Many of the issues addressed in earlier chapters can be brought into sharper relief by looking in a little more detail at the impact of the mid-18th-century wars on various communities in Britain and ... More


The genesis of international mass migration: The British case, 1750-1900

Eric Richards

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526131485
eISBN:
9781526138910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131485.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Very large numbers of people began to depart the British Isles for the New Worlds after about 1770. This was a pioneering movement, a rehearsal for modern international migration. This book contends ... More


“Do Penance or Perish”: Prostitution, The Contagious Diseases Acts and the Good Shepherd Magdalen Asylum, Cork

Frances Finnegan

in Do Penance or Perish: Magdalen Asylums in Ireland

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174601
eISBN:
9780199849901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174601.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

A small Catholic Magdalen Asylum in 1809 was founded in Peacock Lane, Cork, by a Mr. Terry. A Matron governed the institution under the direction of a committee of ladies, that so many difficulties ... More


The Good Shepherd Magdalen Asylum, Cork (part 2)

Frances Finnegan

in Do Penance or Perish: Magdalen Asylums in Ireland

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174601
eISBN:
9780199849901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174601.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In February 1883, the Good Shepherd Monastery in Sunday's Well lost its most generous benefactor when Richard Devereux, the Mother Superior's uncle, died, ending his initial contribution of £4,000 ... More


The I.R.A. and its Enemies: Violence and Community in Cork, 1916-1923

Peter Hart

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208068
eISBN:
9780191677892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208068.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

What is it like to be in the Irish Republican Army (I.R.A.), or at their mercy? This book explores the lives and deaths of the enemies and victims of the County Cork I.R.A. — the most powerful and ... More


Introduction: The Killing of Sergeant O'Donoghue

Peter Hart

in The I.R.A. and its Enemies: Violence and Community in Cork, 1916-1923

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208068
eISBN:
9780191677892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208068.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reports the series of killings on White Street, Broad Street, Broad Lane, and the North Mall, while examining the life of Sergeant O'Donoghue. James O'Donoghue was born in 1874 to a ... More


The Kilmichael Ambush

Peter Hart

in The I.R.A. and its Enemies: Violence and Community in Cork, 1916-1923

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208068
eISBN:
9780191677892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208068.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the Kilmichael ambush, showing how difficult it is to categorize acts of violence or give them moral and military coherence. On November 28 1920, the flying column of the West ... More


Rebel Cork

Peter Hart

in The I.R.A. and its Enemies: Violence and Community in Cork, 1916-1923

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208068
eISBN:
9780191677892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208068.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Cork is the first county of 20th-century Ireland by area and the second by population. The economy of Cork was diverse, although many of its sectors were declining by the turn of the century. As the ... More


The Cork Republic

Peter Hart

in The I.R.A. and its Enemies: Violence and Community in Cork, 1916-1923

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208068
eISBN:
9780191677892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208068.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Truce may have put an end to the war but local vendettas lived on, bringing renewed prison battles, hunger strikes, and escapes. For many of the guerrillas, the republic had nothing to do with ... More


The Rise and Fall of a Revolutionary Family

Peter Hart

in The I.R.A. and its Enemies: Violence and Community in Cork, 1916-1923

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208068
eISBN:
9780191677892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208068.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the lives of two brothers, Sean Hales and Tom Hales. The Hales family had been in the eye of the revolutionary storm in West Cork since the 1916 uprising, and their personal ... More


Spies and Informers

Peter Hart

in The I.R.A. and its Enemies: Violence and Community in Cork, 1916-1923

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208068
eISBN:
9780191677892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208068.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines how the Volunteers defined their enemies in the shape of ‘spies’ and ‘informers’. It argues that many of the victims of the Cork I.R.A. were regarded as spies and informers. To ... More


The poor law and the Irish revolution: the case of the Cork workhouse

Donnacha Seán Lucey

in The End of the Irish Poor Law?: Welfare and healthcare reform in revolutionary and independent Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087578
eISBN:
9781526104014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087578.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines attempts to reform the poor law during the Irish Revolution (1918-23). It explores attitudes among advanced nationalists towards the poor and recipients of poor relief and ... More


From outdoor relief to home assistance

Donnacha Seán Lucey

in The End of the Irish Poor Law?: Welfare and healthcare reform in revolutionary and independent Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087578
eISBN:
9781526104014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087578.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the reform of the poor law in the early years of the Irish Free State. It highlights that despite the closure of workhouses principles of deterrence still permeated official ... More


England, here we come!

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0023
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author leaves the Cape and embarks on board the Britannia. He describes the ship and the character of its captain; discovers St Helena and describes the island, town, and fortifications, as well ... More


Detour to Ireland

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0024
Subject:
History, Indian History

The ship enters the Cove of Cork and casts anchor. The author lands at the town, visits the city of Cork and describes it, returns to the ship, and decides to visit Lord Cornwallis at Dublin, ... More


South Munster

James G. Patterson

in In the Wake of the Great Rebellion: Republicanism, Agrarianism and Banditry in Ireland After 1798

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076930
eISBN:
9781781700822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076930.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter illustrates the socio-economic background of South Munster. Cork city was the vibrant heart of the highly commercialized south Munster region. The second largest city of Ireland had ... More


Mosque Communities and Muslim Organisations in Dublin and Other Cities

Adil Hussain Khan, Oliver Scharbrodt, and Tuula Sakaranaho

in Muslims in Ireland: Past and Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696888
eISBN:
9781474412230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696888.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter introduces various mosques associations for groups such as the Twelver Shiis, Ismailis, Ahmadis, Barelvis and different national and ethnic groups as well as individual initiatives by ... More


Ireland’s Golden Age of Piracy: History, Cartography, and Emerging Archaeology

Connie Kelleher

in Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061580
eISBN:
9780813051246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061580.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

During the early part of the seventeenth century in Ireland, along the southwest coast of Munster, piracy flourished. Referred to in contemporary sources as the ‘Confederacy of Pirates’, this was a ... More


West Cork and North Tipperary

Eric Richards

in The genesis of international mass migration: The British case, 1750-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526131485
eISBN:
9781526138910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131485.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

West Cork was an outstanding and clear-cut version of the wider Irish experience, before and after the Famine. North Tipperary was not the most famine-ravaged part of Ireland, but it became the most ... More


The Workhouse

Virginia Crossman

in Poverty and the Poor Law in Ireland 1850-1914

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319419
eISBN:
9781781381014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319419.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The institution of the workhouse dominants popular perceptions of the Irish poor law. This chapter charts the changing character of the workhouse and workhouse populations in the post-Famine period. ... More


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