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The flower of the young manhood of Ireland

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/9780199226672.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the appointment of Eoin O'Duffy as the second commissioner of the Garda Síochána, the police force of Ireland, on September 11, 1922. It explains that O'Duffy's priority as ... More


9/11: a critical juncture?

Michael Mulqueen

in Re-evaluating Irish National Security Policy: Affordable Threats?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080272
eISBN:
9781781702734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080272.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how the legislative frameworks within which the agencies work affect policy. It reports the influences on policy of organisational problems within the Garda Síochána and of the ... 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


Political and financial pressures on national security

Michael Mulqueen

in Re-evaluating Irish National Security Policy: Affordable Threats?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080272
eISBN:
9781781702734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080272.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the political pressure on the Garda Síochána. It also describes the financial pressure on the Defence Forces, and the Anglo-Irish considerations in Irish national security ... More


Joy to my youth

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/9780199226672.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the youth and early career of Eoin O'Duffy, who was born on January 28, 1890 in Monaghan County, Ireland. He was raised in a pious household, an austere and impoverished ... 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


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