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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


. 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


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


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