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Ernie O’Malley: IRA Intellectual

Richard English

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208075
eISBN:
9780191677908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208075.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Ernie O'Malley (1897–1957) was one of the most talented and colourful of modern Irish republicans. An important IRA leader in the 1916–1923 Irish Revolution, this ... More


The Role of Individual Retirement Accounts in US Retirement Planning

Sarah Holden and Brian Reid

in Recalibrating Retirement Spending and Saving

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549108
eISBN:
9780191720734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549108.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

With the rising importance of individual retirement accounts (IRAs), which now total one-quarter of US retirement assets, public policy has sharpened its focus on how individuals manage those ... More


Inside the IRA: Dissident Republicans and the War for Legitimacy

Andrew Sanders

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641123
eISBN:
9780748652907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641123.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Who is the ‘real’ IRA? The Real IRA, the Continuity IRA, the Irish National Liberation Army, the Official IRA and the Provisional IRA have all assumed responsibility for the struggle for Irish ... More


The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism

Timothy Shanahan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635290
eISBN:
9780748652884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635290.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Is terrorism ever morally justified? How should historical and cultural factors be taken into account in judging the morality of terrorist acts? What are the ethical limits of state ... More


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

John Mulqueen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620641
eISBN:
9781789629453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620641.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book focuses on the strand of the Irish republican left which followed the ‘alien ideology’ of Soviet-inspired Marxism. Moscow-led communism had few adherents in Ireland, but Irish and British ... More


From Barbarossa to Torch: July 1941–December 1942

Eunan O'Halpin

in Spying on Ireland: British Intelligence and Irish Neutrality during the Second World War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199253296
eISBN:
9780191719202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253296.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins with a discussion regarding major changes in Britain's fortunes of war between July 1941 and December 1942: humiliation in the Far East at the hands of Japan, catastrophic ... More


Discrimination and Control in Ireland

Jacob N. Shapiro

in The Terrorist's Dilemma: Managing Violent Covert Organizations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157214
eISBN:
9781400848645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157214.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter studies the three most prominent terrorist groups operating in Northern Ireland from the 1960s through 2003: the Provisional IRA, the Ulster Defense Association (UDA), and the Ulster ... More


Land and Revolution in the West of Ireland, 1918–1921

Fergus Campbell

in Land and Revolution: Nationalist Politics in the West of Ireland 1891-1921

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273249
eISBN:
9780191706387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273249.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Recently, a debate has begun among Irish historians as to the nature of the Irish revolution, and Peter Hart has provided a useful definition of what is meant by the term the ‘Irish revolution’. Hart ... More


The Course of the Civil War

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/9780199273553.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter summarizes the course of events during the civil war. It is divided into three parts. Part one documents the efforts made to keep the IRA united and prevent the Treaty split resulting in ... More


Civil Society under Strain: Intermediary Organizations and the Civil War

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/9780199273553.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the role civil society organizations played in the civil war. It has hitherto been assumed that public opinion was strongly on the side of the pro-Treaty government, but of ... More


Protective Democracy and the Establishment of the Free State

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/9780199273553.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the ideological arguments that justified the Free State's prosecution of the civil war. It shows how heavily they were influenced by the 19th-century liberal conception of the ... More


Historians and the Civil War

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/9780199273553.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the debate that exists among Irish historians about the civil war and critiques the existing consensus that the civil war was ‘the birth of Irish democracy’. It shows how two ... More


In the Shadow of History: Sinn Féin 1926-70

Agnès Maillot

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719084898
eISBN:
9781526103918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084898.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

From 1926 onward, Sinn Féin, which had been instrumental in the revolutionary period of 1919-23, faded into oblivion as a result of its intransigent and doctrinaire stance. This books unravels a ... More


Eoin O’Duffy: A Self-Made Hero

Fearghal McGarry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199226672
eISBN:
9780191696268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226672.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Eoin O'Duffy was one of the most controversial figures of modern Irish history. A guerrilla leader and protégé of Michael Collins, he rose rapidly through the ranks of the republican movement. By ... More


How Did It Happen?

Edward A. Zelinsky

in The Origins of the Ownership Society: How the Defined Contribution Paradigm Changed America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195339352
eISBN:
9780199855407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339352.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

How did the defined benefit plan go from the behemoth of the private retirement system to a secondary player in that system? The story starts with the economic and demographic forces which in the ... More


What Does It Mean? Consumption Taxation, Tax Expenditures, and the Future of the Internal Revenue Code

Edward A. Zelinsky

in The Origins of the Ownership Society: How the Defined Contribution Paradigm Changed America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195339352
eISBN:
9780199855407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339352.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter places the defined contribution paradigm in the context of contemporary tax policy debates about consumption taxation and tax expenditures. It concludes that, under the most likely ... 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 best man in Ulster

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/9780199226672.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the role of the War of Independence in the emergence of Eoin O'Duffy as a national figure in Ireland. It highlights the speed of his ascent to the leadership of the republican ... More


War to the death in Monaghan

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/9780199226672.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Eoin O'Duffy's leadership in the Irish War of Independence and the war to the death in Monaghan County. It discusses his successful destruction of the Ballytrain barracks in ... More


The coming man

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/9780199226672.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the rise of Eoin O'Duffy as a national figure and as a revolutionary in Ireland. It explains that the bitterness and disillusionment provoked by the Anglo-Irish Treaty split and ... More


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