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Isaac Butt and the home rule party, 1870–77

R. V. COMERFORD

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the contribution of Isaac Butt in the agitation for Irish self-government in 1870. Butt proposed not only the dismantling of the United Kingdom but its federalisation, with ... More


MacBride and the Irish Government

in The Macbride Principles: Irish America Strikes Back

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312175
eISBN:
9781846315893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315893.005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes how the publication of the MacBride Principles placed the Irish government in a difficult position. The Irish government did not wish to antagonise the UK. It did not want the ... More


Political Armies

Charles Townshend

in Political Violence in Ireland: Government and Resistance since 1848

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198200840
eISBN:
9780191674785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200840.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the role of constitutionalism and nationalism in the political violence in Ireland during the 19th century. From the Irish point of view, the defeat of the Conservative Party ... More


Powers That Be

Charles Townshend

in Political Violence in Ireland: Government and Resistance since 1848

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198200840
eISBN:
9780191674785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200840.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the role of the government in the political violence in Ireland during the 19th century. It suggests that the most outstanding quality of the administrative and judicial ... More


. The Outline of a Crisis

Paul Bew

in Ideology and the Irish Question: Ulster Unionism and Irish Nationalism 1912–1916

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207085
eISBN:
9780191677489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207085.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter outlines the historical background of the home rule crisis in Ireland. It started in 1885 when rumours began to circulate that the British Prime Minister William Gladstone was planning ... More


The Irish dimension

in A Tragedy of Errors: The Government and Misgovernment of Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310645
eISBN:
9781846312519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312519.006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter traces Irish involvement in the development of the political structure in the developmental stage of the Government of Ireland. It shows how the Irish underestimated the magnitude and ... More


The threat to Ireland and the security response

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/9780719080272.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explains Buzan's model of threat intensity to evaluate Irish security policy against threats that the frontline agencies have identified. It also evaluates a key aspect of the Crime and ... More


The Storm Clouds Gather

Donal Donovan and Antoin E. Murphy

in The Fall of the Celtic Tiger: Ireland and the Euro Debt Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199663958
eISBN:
9780191749223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663958.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter assesses the lack of preparedness of the Irish and European authorities before the September 2008 crisis. Although Irish officials were aware of the deteriorating international and ... More


The British dimension: from the collapse of power-sharing to the Anglo-Irish Agreement of 1985

in A Tragedy of Errors: The Government and Misgovernment of Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310645
eISBN:
9781846312519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312519.004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter traces the downfall of the power-sharing and the coming about of the Anglo-Irish Agreement and its consequences. With the troubles in Northern Ireland continuing to challenge any ... More


Introduction

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/9780719077401.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book explores the role and fate of the civil service in the process of State-building. It also questions whether the new government did simply retain the same civil service, given that every ... More


Reconciliation, rights, and protests, 1963–8

J. H. Whyte

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/9780198217527.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Relations between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland were distant in the early years of the period covered in the book. On becoming taoiseach in 1959, Seán Lemass had tried to improve ... More


Power sharing and the Irish dimension: the conundrum for the SDLP in Northern Ireland

Sarah Campbell

in Sunningdale, the Ulster Workers' Council Strike and the Struggle for Democracy in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719099519
eISBN:
9781526124128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099519.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter traces the ideas that shaped the concept of power-sharing within the SDLP, and subsequently Northern nationalism, highlighting the significance attached to the Irish dimension as a core ... More


Poverty, family dysfunction, and state provision for neglected children

Moira Maguire

in Precarious Childhood in Post-Independence Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080814
eISBN:
9781781702604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080814.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter presents an examination of social conditions and social policies. It specifically argues that the nationalist vision of frugality and simplicity translated into a lack of initiative on ... More


Sunningdale and the Irish dimension: a step too far?

John Coakley

in Sunningdale, the Ulster Workers' Council Strike and the Struggle for Democracy in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719099519
eISBN:
9781526124128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099519.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

At least in theory, the Sunningdale agreement of 1973 represented a high point, if not the high point, in institutionalising the relationship between the two parts of Ireland that had been ruptured ... More


Mountain-climbing Irish-style: The Hidden Challenges of the Peace Process

Martin Mansergh

in The Long Road to Peace in Northern Ireland: Peace Lectures from the Institute of Irish Studies at Liverpool University

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310652
eISBN:
9781846314155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314155.011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter traces the changing attitudes of Irish governments to the IRA over the past century, showing how the early months of the Troubles and the arms trials of 1970 knocked off course the ... More


Lockout: Peace Formation in Northern Ireland

Roger Mac Ginty

in Post-Liberal Peace Transitions: Between Peace Formation and State Formation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402170
eISBN:
9781474418720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402170.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter looks at the pros and cons of peace formation in Northern Ireland; a case where many would suppose that international, elite-level, and social claims had moved close together during the ... More


South Leinster

James G. Patterson

in In the Wake of the Great Rebellion: Republicanism, Agrarianism and Banditry in Ireland After 1798

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076930
eISBN:
9781781700822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076930.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter centres on the activities of groups preoccupied with, apparently, traditional agrarian concerns in south Leinster. The origins of the white terror in County Wexford can be traced to the ... More


Examining the Peacebuilding Policy Framework of the Irish and British Governments

Sandra Buchanan

in Building Peace in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316593
eISBN:
9781846316739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316739.010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the peacebuilding policy of the Irish and British governments. The difficulties that must be avoided by a new policy framework are inter alia theoretical misunderstandings and ... More


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