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Crisis and Volunteering

MICHAEL WHEATLEY

in Nationalism and the Irish Party: Provincial Ireland 1910-1916

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273577
eISBN:
9780191706165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273577.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

When the Home Rule crisis finally broke it transformed local politics. ‘Parish pump’ rivalries and considerations became dwarfed by the pervasive, national issue of whether the Home Rule Bill would ... More


War, Takeover, and Dissent

MICHAEL WHEATLEY

in Nationalism and the Irish Party: Provincial Ireland 1910-1916

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273577
eISBN:
9780191706165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273577.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

From the outset of the war, public expressions of sympathy for Britain became the norm, but the new-found mood of pro-war unity soon dissolved. Nationalist opponents of the war were labelled as ‘Sinn ... More


Guerrillas

Peter Hart

in The I.R.A. and its Enemies: Violence and Community in Cork, 1916-1923

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208068
eISBN:
9780191677892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208068.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the varieties of commitment and participation within the I.R.A. Distinctions between nominal, reliable, and active volunteers were recognized in every I.R.A. unit in Cork. Sinn ... More


Ghosts and Spectres: Theatres of War, 1910–1916

BEN LEVITAS

in The Theatre of Nation: Irish Drama and Cultural Nationalism 1890-1916

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253432
eISBN:
9780191719196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253432.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter tracks the impact on the theatre of the radicalisation of Irish politics following the General Election of 1910. The momentary success of the Home Rule Bill (1912) is set against the ... 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


Prologue

Gerard Noonan

in The IRA in Britain, 1919-1923: 'In the Heart of Enemy Lines'

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380260
eISBN:
9781781387191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380260.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In this chapter, the history of the Irish Volunteers in Britain is traced from its foundation in 1914 to the outbreak of the Irish war of independence in January 1919. Context and historical ... 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 IRA in Britain, 1919-1923: 'In the Heart of Enemy Lines'

Gerard Noonan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380260
eISBN:
9781781387191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380260.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is the first detailed study of violent Irish republicanism in Britain during the Irish Revolution, 1916–1923. The Irish Volunteers (later known as the Irish Republican Army (IRA)) is the main ... More


Eimar O’Duffy and the Waste of 1916

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/9780198739159.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter explores the ideas and life of Eimar O’Duffy, the author of the highly controversial semi-fictional account of the Rising, The Wasted Island (1919). It challenges existing ... More


‘In Place of an Academy We Have a Jail’: Ireland, Summer 1915–Easter 1916

William Murphy

in Political Imprisonment and the Irish, 1912-1921

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199569076
eISBN:
9780191747373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569076.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter charts the imprisonment in Ireland under the Defence of the Realm Act of radicals—largely Irish separatists who were members of the Irish Volunteers, but also pacifists—between the ... More


Sinn Féin and Ulysses: Between Professor Robert Mitchell Henry and James Joyce

Edith Hall

in Classics and Irish Politics, 1916-2016

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198864486
eISBN:
9780191896583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864486.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter offers a composite portrait of Sinn Féin from the dual perspectives of Robert Mitchell Henry, Professor of Latin at Queen’s University, Belfast, and James Joyce. Like other Irish ... More


‘Let Irishmen remain sulky, grave, prudent and watchful’: William Drennan (1754–1820)

Kenneth R. Johnston

in Unusual Suspects: Pitt's Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199657803
eISBN:
9780191771576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657803.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Parliamentary reform groups in Scotland, Ireland, and Wales were persecuted more ruthlessly than those in England. William Drennan was an Irish obstetrician educated in Scotland. The example of the ... More


‘Fighting the Tans at Fourteen’:1 1916–1918

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/UPO9781846316722.003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the major changes in the life of Seán MacBride during the period from 1916 to 1918. It explains that during this period MacBride's family moved to Dublin, Ireland and describes ... More


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