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The Road to Power 1926–1932

RICHARD DUNPHY

in The Making of Fianna Fáil Power in Ireland 1923–1948

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204749
eISBN:
9780191676383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204749.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes a number of pertinent features of Fianna Fáil. Fianna Fáil took up where the old Sinn Fein left off, with a greater degree of effectiveness. The chapter also discusses the ... More


Fianna Fáil in Power 1932–1938

RICHARD DUNPHY

in The Making of Fianna Fáil Power in Ireland 1923–1948

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204749
eISBN:
9780191676383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204749.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Fianna Fáil took office on 9 March 1932. Between 1932 and 1938, it sought to implement its economic, social and political programme. By 1938 Fianna Fáil had developed the Irish economy as far as was ... More


‘Our Radicalism Implemented’ 1938–1948

RICHARD DUNPHY

in The Making of Fianna Fáil Power in Ireland 1923–1948

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204749
eISBN:
9780191676383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204749.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Fianna Fáil's concensus-building political strategy was closely related to its economic strategy, and during the next decade, the party would face very real threats to its social bases of support. ... More


Fianna Fáil and Irish Political Studies

RICHARD DUNPHY

in The Making of Fianna Fáil Power in Ireland 1923–1948

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204749
eISBN:
9780191676383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204749.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Fianna Fáil has held governmental office for almost two-thirds of the life of independent Irish state, and has been able to draw support from all social strata conveying the impression that it is ... More


The republicanisation of Irish society, 1932–48

Brian Girvin

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/9780198217527.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Fianna Fáil not only harnessed the traditional republican vote in 1932 but also attracted new support on the basis of its socio-economic programme. Reflecting wider European trends as well as values ... More


The Making of Fianna Fáil Power in Ireland 1923–1948

Richard Dunphy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204749
eISBN:
9780191676383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204749.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book studies the origins, development, and strategies of Fianna Fáil, showing how the party achieved its central role in Irish politics. The book explores its historical development, looking at ... 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


Oblivion, 1932–45

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/9780719084898.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

With Fianna Fáil in power in 1932, Sinn Féin's situation further deteriorated, as the IRA distanced itself from the party, first by supporting Fianna Fáil in 1932 and 1933, and then by becoming the ... 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


Conclusion

RICHARD DUNPHY

in The Making of Fianna Fáil Power in Ireland 1923–1948

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204749
eISBN:
9780191676383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204749.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Focused on the emergence and persistence of Fianna Fáil as a dominant party in Irish politics, this chapter discusses its political strategy. It emphasizes the role of Fianna Fáil and its rivals in ... More


The Birth of Fianna Fáil 1923–1926

RICHARD DUNPHY

in The Making of Fianna Fáil Power in Ireland 1923–1948

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204749
eISBN:
9780191676383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204749.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the origins of Fianna Fáil. It discusses political forces before 1923, Sinn Fein, its emergence of a new identity after the civil war, the economic and political constraints ... More


How Generational Replacement Undermined the Electoral Resilience of Fianna Fáil

Cees van der Eijk and Johan A. Elkink

in A Conservative Revolution?: Electoral Change in Twenty-First Century Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198744030
eISBN:
9780191804021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744030.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on party switching. The civil-war cleavage that differentiated the two main Irish parties, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael, has been gradually diminishing in importance since the ... More


Charles J. Haughey and the politics of coalition

Gary Murphy

in Electoral competition in Ireland since 1987: The politics of triumph and despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097652
eISBN:
9781526109712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097652.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter two examines the politics of coalition. The minority Fianna Fáil government fell in April 1989 when it lost a vote in the Dáil on the issue of providing additional funding to haemophiliacs ... More


Fianna Fáil and the politics of hubris

Gary Murphy

in Electoral competition in Ireland since 1987: The politics of triumph and despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097652
eISBN:
9781526109712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097652.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter five focuses on the reasons for the political success of Fianna Fáil and the PDs. Pursuing generally neoliberal economic policies which had low corporate and personal levels of taxation at ... More


Fianna Fáil and the politics of nemesis

Gary Murphy

in Electoral competition in Ireland since 1987: The politics of triumph and despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097652
eISBN:
9781526109712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097652.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter six focuses on the Fianna Fáil led government's attempts to fix the economy and stave off political collapse. The property crash and the failure of the banking system brought with a savage ... More


Fianna Fáil and the civil service, 1932–38

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/9780719077401.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

The civil service had particular reason to welcome a Fianna Fáil government, as the party deliberately courted its support with promises of an arbitration system to address its grievances. The ... 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


Red terror

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/9780199226672.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the change in Eoin O'Duffy's optimistic belief in the Garda Síochána's ability to shape a new moral order in Ireland during the early 1930s. It suggests that O'Duffy's pessimism ... More


Ireland

Dermot Keogh and Finín O’Driscoll

in Political Catholicism in Europe, 1918–1965

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203193
eISBN:
9780191675775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203193.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses political Catholicism in Ireland. Topics covered include the formation of an Irish Catholic social movement, the kingship of Christ in the new Free State, vocationalism, Fianna ... More


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

Richard English

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202899
eISBN:
9780191675577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202899.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book studies socialist republicanism in independent Ireland between the wars. The 1934 Republican Congress movement exemplified the socialist republican stance, holding that a Republic of a ... More


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