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The Union of Sceptics, 1903–1906

BEN LEVITAS

in The Theatre of Nation: Irish Drama and Cultural Nationalism 1890-1916

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253432
eISBN:
9780191719196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253432.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the fracture of the theatre movement and cultural nationalist alliances in the post-Boer period. Yeats, with financial backing from Annie Horniman, was able to set up the INTS ... More


The Good Shepherd Magdalen Asylum, Limerick

Frances Finnegan

in Do Penance or Perish: Magdalen Asylums in Ireland

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174601
eISBN:
9780199849901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174601.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Limerick's original Magdalen Asylum was opened in 1826 by Rev. Maurice Fitzgibbon of St. Michael's parish. Situated in Newgate Lane, it was managed by a Mrs. Meade, and prostitutes sometimes entered ... More


John, lord of Ireland, 1185–1216

F. X. MARTIN

in A New History of Ireland: Volume II, Medieval Ireland 1169–1534

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199539703
eISBN:
9780191701184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539703.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the following: continuity of royal policy; advances in north Munster from 1185; the O'Brien–MacCarthy feud; Limerick becomes pan of the Anglo-Norman system; conflict among the ... More


Advanced Studies in Folklore

Susan G. Davis

in Dirty Jokes and Bawdy Songs: The Uncensored Life of Gershon Legman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042614
eISBN:
9780252051456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042614.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In 1953, forced out of business by postal authorities, Legman moved to Paris. There he turned his attention to a long-planned series, Advanced Studies in Folklore, which he hoped would eventually ... More


The Anti-Semitic Limerick Incidents and Joyce's “Bloomsday”

Marvin Magalaner

in Foundational Essays in James Joyce Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035291
eISBN:
9780813038483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035291.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter exemplifies the anti-Semitic Limerick incidents as shown through the character of Leopold Bloom in Ulysses. The events which befall Leopold Bloom, in Joyce's Ulysses represent everyman ... More


U.S.-Cuban Cooperative Efforts on Drug Interdiction

Melanie M. Ziegler

in U.S.-Cuban Cooperation Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030876
eISBN:
9780813039701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030876.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the cooperative efforts undertaken by the United States and Cuba during the 1990s in addressing the dilemmas of drug trafficking. This chapter provides a brief overview of the ... More


Mosque Communities and Muslim Organisations in Dublin and Other Cities

Adil Hussain Khan, Oliver Scharbrodt, and Tuula Sakaranaho

in Muslims in Ireland: Past and Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696888
eISBN:
9781474412230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696888.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter introduces various mosques associations for groups such as the Twelver Shiis, Ismailis, Ahmadis, Barelvis and different national and ethnic groups as well as individual initiatives by ... More


Factionalism: 1199–1206

Colin Veach

in Lordship in four realms: The Lacy family, 11661241

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089374
eISBN:
9781781706916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089374.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The accession of King John marks a turning point in the history of the Lacy family. In this period, Ireland was brought under the direct lordship of the king of England, and Normandy was lost. The ... More


Radon and You

David Fisher

in Much Ado about (Practically) Nothing: A History of the Noble Gases

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195393965
eISBN:
9780197562796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195393965.003.0024
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

A review for one of my National Science Foundation grant proposals began “He isn’t the world’s greatest experimentalist, but …” I couldn’t argue with that. In fact, once I nearly destroyed the ... More


The Walls Come Down

David Dickson

in The First Irish Cities: An Eighteenth-Century Transformation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300229462
eISBN:
9780300255898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300229462.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses John Ferrar's history of Limerick which reflected on the ending of the city's final siege in 1691. It notes that the achievement of a hundred years of peace from the 1690s to ... More


The Establishment and Evolution of Limerick City Municipal Library, 1889–1938

Matthew Potter

in Leisure and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381823
eISBN:
9781781382325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381823.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the operation of the public library service in an Irish provincial city. It begins with a discussion of the origins of the public library movement in Britain and Ireland. The ... More


Organised Labour in Limerick City, 1819–1821: Violence and the Struggle for Legitimacy

John McGrath

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/9781786940650.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter is concerned with labour struggles in Limerick and a blend of guild language, trade union activity and modes of violence in the shape of the united trades. It describes how the ... More


Sonic Mapping and Critical Citizenship: Reflections on LimerickSoundscapes

Aileen Dillane and Tony Langlois

in Transforming Ethnomusicology Volume II: Political, Social & Ecological Issues

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197517550
eISBN:
9780197517598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197517550.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the methodological and ideological challenges and opportunities faced in an urban soundscapes project based in the small, multicultural, and post-industrial city of Limerick, ... More


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