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“The Irish are for Freedom Everywhere”: Eamon de Valera, the Irish Patriotic Strike, and the “last White Nation … Deprived of Its Liberty”

Bruce Nelson

in Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153124
eISBN:
9781400842230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153124.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter is situated within the framework of the “Green Atlantic” and its relationship to socialism and black nationalism. New York City became a world capital of insurgent movements during and ... More


‘Defending the Republic’ and the Rise of Fianna Fail

Bill Kissane

in The Politics of the Irish Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273553
eISBN:
9780191706172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273553.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the anti-Treaty interpretation of the civil war and its evolution after the formation of a Fianna Fail government in 1932. It shows how the anti-treatyites had a ... More


Britain, Ireland and the Second World War

Ian S. Wood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623273
eISBN:
9780748651412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623273.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For Britain, the Second World War exists in popular memory as a time of heroic sacrifice, survival, and ultimate victory over Fascism. In the Irish state, the years 1939–1945 are still remembered ... More


‘Increasing Strains and Stresses within the IRA’, 1932–1934

Richard English

in Radicals and the Republic: Socialist Republicanism in the Irish Free State 1925-1937

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202899
eISBN:
9780191675577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202899.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the internal conflict within the Irish Republican Army (IRA) during the period from 1932 to 1934. The IRA's problems started with the victory of the Eamon de valera and the ... More


A broken world: Church and state in The Bell

Niall Carson

in Rebel by vocation: Seán O'Faoláin and the generation of The Bell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099373
eISBN:
9781526109743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099373.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter discusses the role of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) in the formation of The Bell. Both Seán O’Faoláin and Peadar O’Donnell had seen active service as members of the IRA, as had many of ... More


The politics of abstentionism, 1932–39

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/9780719059032.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the trajectory of constitutional nationalist politics following the decision of the constitutional nationalist party, the National League of the North, to walk out of the ... More


‘Éamon Who?’: January 1944—May 1945

Robert Cole

in Propaganda, Censorship and Irish Neutrality in the Second World War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622771
eISBN:
9780748651337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622771.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Éamon de Valera regularly played the partition card in defending neutrality, but not always wisely. In Limerick, in March 1944, he called for abolishing English in Eire as ‘the language of the ... More


The Origins of Éire's Neutrality

Ian S. Wood

in Britain, Ireland and the Second World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623273
eISBN:
9780748651412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623273.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

When, on the evening of Sunday, 3 September 1939, Éamon de Valera broadcast to the people of Éire, as the Irish state had been renamed two years earlier, Britain and France had already declared war ... More


The Irish Mussolini

FEARGHAL McGARRY

in Eoin O’Duffy: A Self-Made Hero

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199226672
eISBN:
9780191696268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226672.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the impact of Éamon de Valera's decision to dismiss Eoin O'Duffy as commissioner of the Garda Síochána in 1933. Though the issue was hotly debated in the Dáil, O'Duffy remained ... More


Secular Emergence in Ireland: Home Rule and Rome Rule?

David T. Buckley

in Faithful to Secularism: The Religious Politics of Democracy in Ireland, Senegal, and the Philippines

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231180061
eISBN:
9780231542449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180061.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

How did Ireland arrive at the twin tolerations after independence from British colonial rule? This chapter the existence of benevolent secularism in the Irish Constitution of 1937, and traces its ... More


‘The Guiding Influence of the Mass of the People should be the IRA’:1 1932–1937

in Seán MacBride: A Republican Life 1904–1946

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316586
eISBN:
9781846316722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316722.007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Seán MacBride's activities within and for the Irish Republican Army (IRA) during the period from 1932 to 1937. It discusses the growing factionalism within the IRA and ... More


The Secret History of Constitutional Dignity

Samuel Moyn

in Understanding Human Dignity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265642
eISBN:
9780191760389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265642.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Recent histories of human dignity have focused on long-range intellectual and social contexts that provide very little explanation of the presence of the concept in politics and law today. This ... More


The search for direction, 1923–6

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/9780719091667.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The militant Irish republican movement in America witnessed a difficult period from 1923 to 1926. Once the IRA failed in its efforts to debilitate the new Irish Free State through military action, ... More


‘Apostles of Liberty’: The Republic’s Quest for Recognition, 1919–1921

Gerard Keown

in First of the Small Nations: The Beginnings of Irish Foreign Policy in the Inter-War Years, 1919–1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198745129
eISBN:
9780191806063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745129.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Chapter 2 describes the three-year campaign to secure recognition of the Irish Republic established by Dáil Éireann in January 1919. An office was opened in Paris to seek admission to the peace ... More


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


Rising through the Ranks: 1921–1926

in Seán MacBride: A Republican Life 1904–1946

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316586
eISBN:
9781846316722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316722.005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Seán MacBride's rise through the ranks of the Irish Republican Army (IRA). It discusses MacBride's opposition to the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty, the division created by the treaty ... More


1966–1985: ‘History is personal’

Robert Welch

in The Abbey Theatre, 1899-1999: Form and Pressure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121879
eISBN:
9780191671364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121879.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

IThe Abbey Theatre faced many difficulties between 1966 and the 1980s. The new Abbey Theatre opened on 18 July 1966, but not without difficulty. Its patent had run out about the time of the 1951 ... More


Introduction

Bill Kissane

in The Politics of the Irish Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273553
eISBN:
9780191706172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273553.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter provides a brief summary of the literature on the Irish civil war and its relevance to the general debate on civil wars. It suggests that despite the localized nature of ... More


Writing the Revolution in the Irish Free State

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/9780198739159.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Chapter 1 outlines the conventions for writing about the revolution in official and popular literature in the Irish Free State. It explores the competitive dynamic that emerged in civil war between ... More


Modernist Memory and the Irish State

Patrick R. O’Malley

in Liffey and Lethe: Paramnesiac History in Nineteenth-Century Anglo-Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198790419
eISBN:
9780191831669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790419.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

This chapter argues that both Bram Stoker’s Dracula and the works of William Butler Yeats take up the problem of literary historiography and historical violence in an era which was moving questions ... More


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