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Republicanism's Holy Grail: ‘One Nation United, Gaelic and Free’

Timothy Shanahan

in The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635290
eISBN:
9780748652884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635290.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter brings together and examines arguments that attempt to establish a right of the Irish people to a united, independent thirty-two-county Irish state. It distinguishes between three ... More


Capital Punishment in Independent Ireland: A Social, Legal and Political History

David M. Doyle and Liam O'Callaghan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620276
eISBN:
9781789629545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620276.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a comprehensive and nuanced historical survey of the death penalty in Ireland from the immediate post-Civil War period through to its complete abolition. Using original archival material, ... More


Blood Sacrifice and Destiny: Republican Metaphysics and the IRA's Armed Struggle

Timothy Shanahan

in The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635290
eISBN:
9780748652884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635290.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the aspects of the traditional republican world view. The Provisional IRA's armed struggle was embedded in, and drew moral confidence from, an ideology according to which that ... More


Digesting Decolonization: From Declared to Undeclared Republic, 1919–1940

Brendan O’Leary

in A Treatise on Northern Ireland, Volume II: Control

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198830573
eISBN:
9780191868733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830573.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how and when the Irish Free State went from partial to full political decolonization. It argues that Collins’s stepping-stone theory of the Treaty of 1921 would be proved ... More


Social and economic policy and the executive in office

Shaun McDaid

in Template for peace: Northern Ireland, 1972-75

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086960
eISBN:
9781781705902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086960.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

During the 1970s, Northern Ireland was not only blighted by violent conflict, but also severe social and economic disadvantage. However, socio-economic issues are neglected in much existing ... More


Demography, State and Society: Irish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Enda Delaney

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237358
eISBN:
9781846317651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317651
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Between the foundation of the new Irish state in 1921–22 and the early 1970s approximately one-and-a-half million people left independent Ireland, the vast majority travelling to Britain. This book ... More


Fighting their Fathers’ Fight: The Post-Revolutionary Generation in Independent Ireland

Caoimhe Nic Dháibhéid

in Uncertain Futures: Essays about the Irish Past for Roy Foster

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198748274
eISBN:
9780191810930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748274.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter dovetails with and responds to Roy Foster’s recent research on Ireland’s revolutionary generation. In essence, it contrasts the expected futures of these children of the revolution with ... More


Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

Marianne Elliott

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Theobald Wolfe Tone (1763–98) was the founder of Irish Republican nationalism. As such his political ideas and the circumstances of his life and early death have become powerful political weapons in ... More


Conclusion

Conor Mulvagh

in The Irish Parliamentary Party at Westminster, 1900-18

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099267
eISBN:
9781526115164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099267.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter brings together the various strands of analysis offered in the book and offers a wide ranging commentary on the issues raised and the new information and arguments presented. It returns ... More


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