Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 75 items

  • Keywords: Irish Republican Army x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

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


‘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


Interior Rebellion: A History of Irish Republican Splitting

J. F. Morrison

in Divided We Stand: The Strategy and Psychology of Ireland's Dissident Terrorists

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199772858
eISBN:
9780199307418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772858.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Though the dissidents have recently re-emerged as a threat to peace and security, their origins predate even the secret negotiations that led to the recent peace process. This chapter traces the ... More


Schism, Republican Solipsism, and Spain, 1934–1937

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/9780198202899.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the prevalence of schism and republican solipsism in the Free Irish State during the period 1943–1937. It suggests that the Republican Congress' schism and republican solipsism ... More


The New IRA, 1925–1929

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/9780198202899.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the evolution of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) during the period from 1925 to 1929. Major changes in the IRA came after the General Army Convention held in Dalkey, County ... More


Seán MacBride: A Republican Life 1904–1946

Caoimhe Nic Dhiábhéid

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

This book examines the republican career of one of Ireland's more controversial political figures, Seán MacBride (1904–88), focusing on his subversive activities prior to his reinvention as a ... More


Transatlantic defiance: The militant Irish republican movement in America, 1923-45

Wilk Gavin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091667
eISBN:
9781781707722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091667.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book examines the militant Irish republican movement in the United States from the final months of the Irish Civil War through to the Second World War. The narrative, crafted to appeal to both ... More


Class Struggle and Coercion, 1930–1932

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/9780198202899.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines coercion and class struggle in the Irish Free State during the period 1930–1932. The 1930s started with a fierce debate concerning social radicalism within the republican ... 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


Losing Ireland and saving Ulster

KEITH JEFFERY

in Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson: A Political Soldier

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199239672
eISBN:
9780191719493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239672.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

Prior to the signing of the Versailles peace treaty, Henry Wilson remarked in a letter to Wully Robertson (then commanding the occupation army on the Rhine) that ‘Ireland goes from bad to worse and ... More


Creating a new identity, 1931–5

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/9780719091667.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The Public Safety Act issued by the Irish Free State government in 1931 officially outlawed the Irish Republican Army. The measures, which included the imprisonment of suspected IRA members, greatly ... More


Here to Stay?

John Horgan

in Divided We Stand: The Strategy and Psychology of Ireland's Dissident Terrorists

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199772858
eISBN:
9780199307418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772858.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Northern Ireland is today a transformed society. Thirty-five years of a bloody terrorist war came to an end with the signing of the Good Friday peace agreement. Although some violence could have been ... More


The Northern crisis and the split

Matt Treacy

in The IRA 1956-69: Rethinking the Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084720
eISBN:
9781781700068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084720.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The start of 1969 brought an escalation in tensions in Northern Ireland and there were indications that some of Cathal Goulding's supporters were annoyed at what they regarded as the provocative ... More


Conclusion: The Myth of Irish Socialist Republicanism

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/9780198202899.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the myth of Irish social republicanism. It suggests that the militaristic philosophy of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) was given virtually undiluted expression following the ... More


Guiding a bombing campaign from the United States, 1936–9

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/9780719091667.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

As the Irish Republican Army continued to become fractured with internal division and undermined by Fianna Fáil policies, the militant republican movement in Ireland became highly vulnerable. After ... More


Restrained action, 1940–5

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/9780719091667.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The outbreak of the Second World War severely debilitated the transnational networks related to militant republicanism. In Ireland, the Irish Republican Army was outlawed and lengthy internment was ... More


The year 1966 and the revival of the IRA ‘threat’

Matt Treacy

in The IRA 1956-69: Rethinking the Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084720
eISBN:
9781781700068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084720.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Dáil passed the Anglo-Irish Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on January 7, 1966 by 66 votes to 19. The Labour Party opposed the measure and Fine Gael abstained. The Wolfe Tone Society congratulated the ... More


Lean Days and Uphill Battles (1976–1977)1

in Smashing H-Block: The Rise and Fall of the Popular Campaign against Criminalization, 1976–1982

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317439
eISBN:
9781846317194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317194.003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyses the challenges in Irish political prisoners' struggle against the removal of their political status in 1976 to 1977. It explains that during this time the ‘political status’ ... More


Threatening the Life of the Nation

Charles Townshend

in Making the Peace: Public Order and Public Security in Modern Britain

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229780
eISBN:
9780191678929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229780.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the constitutional and legal crisis in the United Kingdom during the 1970s. It suggests that the turmoil in Northern Ireland after 1969 resembled earlier Irish crises. The ... More


Towards the National Liberation Front

Matt Treacy

in The IRA 1956-69: Rethinking the Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084720
eISBN:
9781781700068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084720.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Wolfe Tone Society met with Sinn Féin representatives for talks which focused on Tony Meade's desire to expand the Society into an organisation that would supplant Sinn Féin. Nothing came of this ... More


View: