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People and Places

Enda Delaney

in The Irish in Post-War Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199276677
eISBN:
9780191707674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276677.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses where the Irish settled and how they coped with everyday life in Britain. The constant stream of arrivals since the mid-1930s nearly doubled London's Irish population in twenty ... More


The Civil Wars in Ireland and Scotland

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Wars of the Three Kingdoms were a complicated mixture of civil wars, religious wars, wars of conquest, and wars of national liberation. The wars in Ireland and Scotland also demonstrated how the ... More


The Britons and the Irish, 350–800

T. M. Charles-Edwards

in Wales and the Britons, 350-1064

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198217312
eISBN:
9780191744778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217312.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Late‐Roman Britain was subject to attack across the the Irish Sea as well as the North Sea. Many of these attacks were intended to take captives, who were then carried off into slavery in Ireland. ... More


Place and diaspora

Lindsay Proudfoot and Dianne Hall

in Imperial Spaces: Placing the Irish and Scots in Colonial Australia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078378
eISBN:
9781781702895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078378.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes how the competing ideas of diaspora might inform the understanding of Irish and Scottish overseas settlement within the Empire and elsewhere. It also investigates recent ... More


Patterns of arrival and settlement

in Culture, Conflict and Migration: The Irish in Victorian Cumbria

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236528
eISBN:
9781846312892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312892.006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the patterns of Irish settlement in Cumbria throughout the century in question, and also explores Irish migrants and their emergent communities. It is shown that the 1850s ... More


Irish Settlement in Nineteenth-Century Cardiff

John Hickey

in Irish Migrants in Modern Wales

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238485
eISBN:
9781846313356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238485.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Irish settlement in Cardiff. It describes the growth of the migrant settlement, the establishment of churches and schools, the operation of religion as a binding force and the ... More


‘Decorous and Creditable’: The Irish in Newport1

Chris Williams

in Irish Migrants in Modern Wales

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238485
eISBN:
9781846313356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238485.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reports the history of Irish settlement in Newport during the nineteenth century. The existence of Irish friendly societies in the town indicates that there were many of more independent ... More


Culture, Conflict and Migration: The Irish in Victorian Cumbria

Donald M. MacRaild

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236528
eISBN:
9781846312892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312892
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a study of Catholic and Protestant Irish in a neglected centre of historic Irish settlement where communal violence and Irish-related antipathy bore the hallmarks of the Liverpool and Glasgow ... More


Irish Migrants in Modern Wales

Paul O'Leary (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238485
eISBN:
9781846313356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313356
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Until relatively recently, immigrant and ethnic minority groups were relegated to one of the silences in the history of modern Wales. Where they were mentioned at all, it was as outsiders who added a ... More


The Cult of Respectability and the Irish in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Wales

Paul O'leary

in Irish Migrants in Modern Wales

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238485
eISBN:
9781846313356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238485.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the extent to which sections of the migrant community came to subscribe to the mid-Victorian cult of respectability, presenting claims for the plurality of the Irish migrant ... More


Sectarian violence and communal division

in Culture, Conflict and Migration: The Irish in Victorian Cumbria

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236528
eISBN:
9781846312892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312892.010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter unites the competing aspects of Irishness and Englishness in a detailed evaluation of the role of communal violence and sectarianism in Cumbrian social life. It explores four main ... More


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