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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


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


Catholic Belfast and Nationalist Ireland in the Era of Joe Devlin, 1871-1934

A.C. Hepburn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298846
eISBN:
9780191711466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298846.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Irish revolution of 1916-23 is generally regarded as a success. It was a disastrous failure, however, for the Catholic and nationalist minority in what became Northern Ireland. It resulted in ... More


Negro Sinn Féiners and Black Fenians: “Heroic ireland” and the Black Nationalist Imagination

Bruce Nelson

in Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153124
eISBN:
9781400842230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153124.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the strong attraction that Ireland held for Afro-Caribbean and African American intellectuals and activists such as Marcus Garvey, Cyril Briggs, Claude McKay, Hubert Harrison, ... More


Fighting Time in Ireland: Temporality, Time Reform and the Irish Present

Eve Morrison

in Time on a Human Scale: Experiencing the Present in Europe, 1860-1930

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197266977
eISBN:
9780191955488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266977.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The clash of temporal cultures implicit in modern imperial relationships is further evident in the next chapter, in which Eve Morrison asks how far ‘Irish time’ was irreplaceably lost through the ... More


The End of the Irish Poor Law?: Welfare and healthcare reform in revolutionary and independent Ireland

Donnacha Seán Lucey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087578
eISBN:
9781526104014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087578.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book explores welfare provision in Ireland from the revolutionary period to the 1940s, This work is a significant addition to the growing historiography of twentieth-century Ireland which moves ... More


Revolution, culture and society

Fred Powell

in The Political Economy of the Irish Welfare State: Church, State and Capital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332916
eISBN:
9781447332930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332916.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The chapter critically assesses the representation of the Irish revolution and its social context. It contrasts the modernist influences of both the labour movement and the women's movement with the ... More


Introduction

Brian Hughes

in Defying the IRA?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781382974
eISBN:
9781786944016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382974.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter outlines the key themes and concepts that will be at stake in the book. The Irish Revolution (c. 1913–23) has been the subject of a vast and growing historiography. Ambushes and ... More


Remembering the Revolution: Dissent, Culture, and Nationalism in the Irish Free State

Frances Flanagan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739159
eISBN:
9780191802225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739159.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book chronicles the ways the Irish revolution was remembered in the first two decades of Irish independence. While tales of heroism and martyrdom dominated popular accounts of the revolution, a ... More


Defying the IRA?

Brian Hughes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781382974
eISBN:
9781786944016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382974.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines the grass-roots relationship between the Irish Republican Army (IRA) and the civilian population during the Irish Revolution. It is primarily concerned with the attempts of the ... More


The Companion

Richard English

in Ernie O’Malley: IRA Intellectual

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208075
eISBN:
9780191677908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208075.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the complex personality of Ernie O'Malley in relation to his friendships and his experience of family life. He devoted much of his ... 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


Introduction

Nelson O'Ceallaigh Ritschel

in Shaw, Synge, Connolly, and Socialist Provocation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036519
eISBN:
9780813038827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036519.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book explores Bernard Shaw's presence in the developmental progression of militant socialism in Ireland from the 1890s to nearly 1920. Shaw's participation was an integral presence in the key ... More


Conclusion

Brian Hughes

in Defying the IRA?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781382974
eISBN:
9781786944016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382974.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Examining the grass-roots dynamics of the Irish Revolution emphasises the difficulty of defining revolutionary activity in neat or binary terms. Only a small minority operated at either end of a ... More


Hand-rails to the past: McGahern and the memory of the Irish revolution

R. F. (Roy) Foster

in John McGahern: Authority and Vision

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100566
eISBN:
9781526132321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100566.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at the way McGahern represents the memory of the Irish revolution in Amongst Women, That They May Face the Rising Sun, and in his autobiographical writings. The disillusioned and ... More


Introduction by Eunan O’halpin

Eunan O’Halpin and Daithí Ó Corráin

in The Dead of the Irish Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300123821
eISBN:
9780300257472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123821.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of how many people died as a consequence of Irish political violence between April of 1916 and December 31, 1921. While some of those who died during ... More


The Dead of the Irish Revolution

Eunan O'Halpin and Daithi O Corrain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300123821
eISBN:
9780300257472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123821.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book covers the turbulent period from the 1916 Rising to the Anglo-Irish Treaty of December 1921 — a period which saw the achievement of independence for most of nationalist Ireland and the ... More


Introduction

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/9780199569076.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This introduction outlines the author’s motivations in writing this study. It explores the historiography of imprisonment and of the Irish revolution and questions why such a study had not been ... More


Introduction

Martin O'Donoghue

in The Legacy of the Irish Parliamentary Party in Independent Ireland, 1922-1949

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620306
eISBN:
9781789629835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620306.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The introduction sets out the book’s main arguments—assessing the Irish Party’s rise and fall, the Irish revolution and how members and supporters experienced it, and finally how its leaders and ... More


The Legacy of the Irish Party in Free State Politics, 1922–5

Martin O'Donoghue

in The Legacy of the Irish Parliamentary Party in Independent Ireland, 1922-1949

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620306
eISBN:
9781789629835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620306.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter One provides the first statistical illustration of individuals from home rule backgrounds who entered representative politics in the early years of the Free State with the number of TDs with ... More


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