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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


‘Bloodshed and Partition’: War in Ireland, 1919–1922

A. C. Hepburn

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298846
eISBN:
9780191711466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298846.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the years between 1919 and 1922. The 1918 election ended the influence of the Irish Party in the House of Commons. During the next three years the Party, very aware that it ... More


The Stage Contracts: Northern Ireland, 1922–1934

A. C. Hepburn

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298846
eISBN:
9780191711466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298846.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the years between 1922 and 1934. Between 1919 and 1922 Devlin's circumstances somewhat diverged from those of Catholic Belfast. Belfast was for much of the period a centre of ... More


Conclusion: ‘The Ulster Question is a Belfast City Question’

A. C. Hepburn

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298846
eISBN:
9780191711466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298846.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The story of Joe Devlin and the story of nationalism in the North of Ireland were closely interwoven for forty years. Even during the crucial 1919-22 period, when Devlin had very little influence or ... More


The Organizer of Spontaneity

A. C. Hepburn

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298846
eISBN:
9780191711466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298846.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Two talents propelled Devlin from a back-street bar in Belfast to the forefront of Irish politics. One was his ability as an orator, the other was an equally strong ‘back-room’ talent — Devlin was a ... More


‘A Theatre Where We May Expose the Wrongs of Ireland’: Parliamentarian

A. C. Hepburn

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298846
eISBN:
9780191711466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298846.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on Devlin's oratorical skills. Devlin was a member of the Westminster Parliament for twenty-five years, including seventeen representing Belfast. His personal charm and ... More


North and South

A. C. Hepburn

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298846
eISBN:
9780191711466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298846.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the primary objective of this book, which is to study the years between the fall of Parnell in 1891 to the confirmation of the two-state solution during ... More


‘Prisoners of the City’: Catholic Belfast in the Late Nineteenth Century

A. C. Hepburn

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298846
eISBN:
9780191711466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298846.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Catholics of Belfast during the 19th century. Topics discussed include population growth in Belfast, the Catholic elite and middle class, the Catholic working class, and ... More


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