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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 Fenian Impulse

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/9780199561261.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses fenianism, a form of militant Irish American nationalism after the failed 1848 rebellion in Ireland. The first section of this chapter describes the attempts to combine north ... More


Inside Out: Value and Display in Thomas De Quincey and Isaac Butt

Gordon Bigelow

in Victorian Literature and Finance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281923
eISBN:
9780191712951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281923.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores neoclassical assumptions in the modern academy and constructs an intriguing case for the significance of post-Romantic literature addressing itself to desires and feeling in the ... More


‘A Voice for Ireland’: Isaac Butt, Environmental Justice, and the Dilemmas of the Irish Land Question

Colin W. Reid

in Nature and the Environment in Nineteenth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620320
eISBN:
9781789629958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620320.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines ideas of environmental justice in nineteenth-century Ireland through the prism of Isaac Butt. Butt was one of the most prominent champions of agrarian reform from the 1830s to ... More


Constitutional Rhetoric as Legal Defence: Irish Lawyers and the Languages of Political Dissent in 1848

Colin W. Reid

in Crime, Violence and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940650
eISBN:
9781786944986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940650.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reminds us of the importance of Irish lawyers in nineteenth- century political and constitutional debates. Utilising the treason-felony and sedition charges that were brought against the ... 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:
Discontinued
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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