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The Evolution of Sinn Féin: Separatist Politics in County Galway, 1905–1918

Fergus Campbell

in Land and Revolution: Nationalist Politics in the West of Ireland 1891-1921

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273249
eISBN:
9780191706387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273249.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the evolution of separatist politics in county Galway, from the formation of Sinn Féin in 1905, to its electoral victory in December 1918, and includes the first detailed ... More


Land and Revolution in the West of Ireland, 1918–1921

Fergus Campbell

in Land and Revolution: Nationalist Politics in the West of Ireland 1891-1921

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273249
eISBN:
9780191706387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273249.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Recently, a debate has begun among Irish historians as to the nature of the Irish revolution, and Peter Hart has provided a useful definition of what is meant by the term the ‘Irish revolution’. Hart ... More


Land and Revolution: Nationalist Politics in the West of Ireland 1891-1921

Fergus Campbell

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273249
eISBN:
9780191706387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273249.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the 1890s, most of the inhabitants of the west of Ireland experienced great poverty and hardship, living as they did on farms that were too small to provide them with a reasonable standard of ... More


The Funds Case, 1941–48

Agnès Maillot

in In the Shadow of History: Sinn Féin 1926-70

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719084898
eISBN:
9781526103918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084898.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In 1941 Sinn Féin President Margaret Buckley took legal action against the State in an attempt to recover the Sinn Féin funds that had been lodged in the Free State Courts two decades earlier. This ... More


The Doctrine of Self-determination and the Treaty Split

Bill Kissane

in The Politics of the Irish Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273553
eISBN:
9780191706172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273553.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter outlines the role that the concept of self-determination played in the Sinn Fein movement up to 1921, and assesses the extent to which it conditioned responses to the Treaty settlement. ... More


Belfast, Ireland, and the War, 1914–1918

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/9780199298846.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the years between 1914 and 1918. The years 1913-14 were a time of trial for Devlin, from the pressure to accept temporary exclusion in February 1914 to the unwelcome emergence ... More


Guerrillas

Peter Hart

in The I.R.A. and its Enemies: Violence and Community in Cork, 1916-1923

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208068
eISBN:
9780191677892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208068.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the varieties of commitment and participation within the I.R.A. Distinctions between nominal, reliable, and active volunteers were recognized in every I.R.A. unit in Cork. Sinn ... More


Creating political space for ‘dissidents’? the extent of ideological compromise by Sinn Féin and ‘Provisional’ republicanism

S.A. Whiting

in Spoiling the peace?: The threat of dissident Republicans to peace in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095726
eISBN:
9781781708767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095726.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The evolution within Sinn Féin and ‘Provisional’ republicanism involved the broadening of ideas, the rearranging of principles and a change of tactics. The sum of these parts was a considerable ... More


Contemporary Irish republicanism since 1998: the Shinners1

Paddy Hoey

in Shinners, Dissos and Dissenters: Irish republican media activism since the Good Friday Agreement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526114242
eISBN:
9781526136091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114242.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Borrowing on a tradition of radical journalism dating back more than 200 years, modern Irish republicans, in particular, Sinn Féin, have used activist media to articulate their ideological since the ... More


The Birth of Fianna Fáil 1923–1926

RICHARD DUNPHY

in The Making of Fianna Fáil Power in Ireland 1923–1948

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204749
eISBN:
9780191676383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204749.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the origins of Fianna Fáil. It discusses political forces before 1923, Sinn Fein, its emergence of a new identity after the civil war, the economic and political constraints ... More


The Politics of the Gun or a ‘Saving Formula’, 1919–1923

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/9780199561261.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the effects of civil war, particularly on politics. The discussion looks closely at the activities of the Irish Republican Army (IRA). In January 1919, Sinn Fein members, having ... More


The Northern Ireland Agreement: Clear Consociational, and Risky

Donald L. Horowitz

in Northern Ireland and the Divided World: Post-Agreement Northern Ireland in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244348
eISBN:
9780191599866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244340.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Horowitz's chapter is critical of the consociational aspects of Northern Ireland's Agreement. It views the ‘grand coalition’ executive at the heart of the Agreement as unwieldy because it includes ... More


Laurence Ginnell’s Revolt

MICHAEL WHEATLEY

in Nationalism and the Irish Party: Provincial Ireland 1910-1916

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273577
eISBN:
9780191706165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273577.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Laurence Ginnell, the MP for North Westmeath, was expelled from the Irish parliamentary party in 1910 and never readmitted. He then sustained a separate organization and contested successive ... More


Squelching, ‘by way of a hors d'oeuvre’: Conflict in Ireland, 1891–1918

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/9780199561261.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter describes the conflict in Ireland from 1891 to 1918. The first section of the chapter examines the plans for the 1916 rising. The second section explores the role of threats of force in ... More


Contemporary Irish republicanism since 1998: dissos and dissenters1

Paddy Hoey

in Shinners, Dissos and Dissenters: Irish republican media activism since the Good Friday Agreement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526114242
eISBN:
9781526136091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114242.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Sinn Féin’s elevation to the undoubted voice of establishment republicanism did not come without its ideological challenges which charged it with selling out ideological values of the movement which ... More


Evaluating historic splits in Irish republicanism: is there space for the emergence of ‘dissidents’?

S.A. Whiting

in Spoiling the peace?: The threat of dissident Republicans to peace in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095726
eISBN:
9781781708767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095726.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter provides the historical and contextual backdrop to the emergence of dissident republicanism. The aim is to address the gaps that exist in the literature in order to go beyond the ... More


’still flourishing more or less’: Organizations, Societies, and Clubs

MICHAEL WHEATLEY

in Nationalism and the Irish Party: Provincial Ireland 1910-1916

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273577
eISBN:
9780191706165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273577.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

How far was the waning of political activity felt in the intermeshed network of clubs, societies, and committees which underpinned local political life? This chapter analyses these bodies: the United ... More


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


Negro Sinn Féiners and Black Fenians: “Heroic ireland” and the Black Nationalist Imagination

Bruce Nelson

in Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153124
eISBN:
9781400842230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153124.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the strong attraction that Ireland held for Afro-Caribbean and African American intellectuals and activists such as Marcus Garvey, Cyril Briggs, Claude McKay, Hubert Harrison, ... More


The poor law and the Irish revolution: the case of the Cork workhouse

Donnacha Seán Lucey

in The End of the Irish Poor Law?: Welfare and healthcare reform in revolutionary and independent Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087578
eISBN:
9781526104014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087578.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines attempts to reform the poor law during the Irish Revolution (1918-23). It explores attitudes among advanced nationalists towards the poor and recipients of poor relief and ... More


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