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Ireland: The Discreet Charm of PR‐STV

Michael Gallagher

in The Politics of Electoral Systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199257560
eISBN:
9780191603280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257566.003.0025
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Ireland is among the few countries to employ proportional representation by the single transferable vote (STV), an electoral system that is highly rated by many researchers in the field. In the Irish ... More


The Making of Fianna Fáil Power in Ireland 1923–1948

Richard Dunphy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204749
eISBN:
9780191676383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204749.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book studies the origins, development, and strategies of Fianna Fáil, showing how the party achieved its central role in Irish politics. The book explores its historical development, looking at ... More


Literature in English, 1891–1921

VIVIAN MERCIER

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/9780199583744.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores literature in the English language in Ireland during the period from 1845 to 1921. It suggests that the relationship of Irish literature to Irish politics during this period ... More


The Politics of Plantation 1622–1641 *

NICHOLAS CANNY

in Making Ireland British, 1580-1650

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198200918
eISBN:
9780191718274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200918.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter demonstrates how the plantation issue remained central to Irish — and indeed British — politics throughout the entire period 1622-41, until differences over plantation policy brought ... More


Squelching, ‘by way of a hors d'oeuvre’: Conflict in Ireland, 1891–1918

Paul Bew

in Ireland: The Politics of Enmity 1789-2006

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199561261
eISBN:
9780191701832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561261.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter describes the conflict in Ireland from 1891 to 1918. The first section of the chapter examines the plans for the 1916 rising. The second section explores the role of threats of force in ... More


‘That they themselves had wrought’: The Politics of A View of the Present State of Ireland

Andrew Hadfield

in Edmund Spenser's Irish Experience: Wilde Fruit and Salvage Soyl

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183457
eISBN:
9780191674044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183457.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter provides an analysis of the political world in which Spenser wrote, suggesting ways in which A View can — and should — be read. It demonstrates how Spenser's imagination was absorbed ... More


Fianna Fáil and Irish Political Studies

RICHARD DUNPHY

in The Making of Fianna Fáil Power in Ireland 1923–1948

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204749
eISBN:
9780191676383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204749.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Fianna Fáil has held governmental office for almost two-thirds of the life of independent Irish state, and has been able to draw support from all social strata conveying the impression that it is ... More


Ireland

Dermot Keogh and Finín O’Driscoll

in Political Catholicism in Europe, 1918–1965

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203193
eISBN:
9780191675775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203193.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses political Catholicism in Ireland. Topics covered include the formation of an Irish Catholic social movement, the kingship of Christ in the new Free State, vocationalism, Fianna ... More


Coercion and Concession: 1830–1834

Angus Hawkins

in The Forgotten Prime Minister: The 14th Earl of Derby: Volume I: Ascent, 1799–1851

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199570911
eISBN:
9780191702068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570911.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter details the life and career of Edward Geoffrey Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby, from 1830–1834. Stanley's appointment as Chief Secretary for Ireland in November 1830 thrust him into the ... More


Introduction

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/9780199253432.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter examines the existing scholarship in the area of the Irish revival and its theatre. It suggests that while there has been much valuable work on the Irish theatre and Irish ... More


Ireland, the Empire, and the Commonwealth

Deirdre McMahon

in Ireland and the British Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199251841
eISBN:
9780191698064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251841.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter offers a history of Irish politics and nationalism in an imperial context, from the Home Rule movement of the 1880s to Ireland's departure from the Commonwealth, and its subsequent ... More


The Failure of Reform, 1783–1785

I. R. Mcbride

in Scripture Politics

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206422
eISBN:
9780191677113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206422.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the failure of the political reforms in Ireland during the period from 1783 to 1785. It examines the role of the north in the long and ineffective campaign for the reform of the ... More


‘The chained wolves’: the 1848–ers overseas

Christine Kinealy

in Repeal and Revolution: 1848 in Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065163
eISBN:
9781781702963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065163.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

After 1848, much political activity in Ireland was directed into the emerging struggle for land reform. Nonetheless, the ideology of the Confederation had taken root, although its strongest advocates ... More


Bar Wars: Irish Bar Politics in Neoliberal Ireland and Neoliberal Yonkers

Jennifer Nugent Duffy

in Who's Your Paddy?: Racial Expectations and the Struggle for Irish American Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785027
eISBN:
9780814744130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785027.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the contentious politics that occurred when the equally contentious historical trajectories of the Irish and the city of Yonkers collided. It looks specifically at Irish bar ... More


Conclusion

RICHARD DUNPHY

in The Making of Fianna Fáil Power in Ireland 1923–1948

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204749
eISBN:
9780191676383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204749.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Focused on the emergence and persistence of Fianna Fáil as a dominant party in Irish politics, this chapter discusses its political strategy. It emphasizes the role of Fianna Fáil and its rivals in ... More


Criticism

Lee Spinks

in James Joyce A Critical Guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638352
eISBN:
9780748671632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638352.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter provides a guide to landmark episodes in James Joyce criticism and key examples of the different ways in which his work is currently being read. In A Portrait of the Artist as a Young ... More


‘The North Remembers’: The Uses and Abuses of the Middle Ages in Irish Political Culture

Eamon Byers, Stephen Kelly, and Kath Stevenson

in The Middle Ages in the Modern World: Twenty-first century perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266144
eISBN:
9780191860027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266144.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

‘Each person in Ulster’, Seamus Heaney famously remarked, ‘lives first in the Ulster of the actual present and then in one or other Ulster of the mind.’ While explicit reference to the Middle Ages ... More


Paradise Lost and the Question of Ireland

Eric B. Song

in Dominion Undeserved: Milton and the Perils of Creation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451850
eISBN:
9780801468094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451850.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter presents a reading of Paradise Lost in the light of Anglo-Irish politics. Matters raised by Anglo-Irish relations serve to answer questions about the instability of Eden. Of particular ... More


‘All shall changed be’: ‘Two Cantos of Mutabilitie’ and the Sense of an Ending

Andrew Hadfield

in Edmund Spenser's Irish Experience: Wilde Fruit and Salvage Soyl

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183457
eISBN:
9780191674044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183457.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on the ‘Two Cantos Of Mutabilitie’—a fragment of an apparently never completed ‘Legend of Constancie’ which first appeared in the 1609 folio edition of The Faerie Queene, ... More


Ireland’s parliamentary response

Paul Huddie

in The Crimean War and Irish Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382547
eISBN:
9781786945464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382547.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter recounts the responses of Ireland’s MPs and peers in the British Houses of Parliament between 1853 and 1856; a period when there was no nationalist party that opposed the war. It will be ... More


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