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’The inner wheels which are working in the county’: Localism in Roscommon

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/9780199273577.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

There was no significant ‘Sinn Fein’ movement in Roscommon before the First World War. Instead, politics was dominated by local issues and personalities. Energetic priests, family feuds, and ... More


Exclusion

Steve Hindle

in On the Parish?: The Micro-Politics of Poor Relief in Rural England c.1550-1750

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271320
eISBN:
9780191709548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271320.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the thresholds of belonging set by ratepayers and parish officers in deciding how eligibility for relief should be decided, and details the techniques they deployed in ridding ... More


Conclusion The Changing Experience of Poor Relief

Steve Hindle

in On the Parish?: The Micro-Politics of Poor Relief in Rural England c.1550-1750

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271320
eISBN:
9780191709548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271320.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Looking at the experience of parish relief shared by a tiny minority shows only a small fragment of the changing nature of poor relief as a whole, and the majority of those who were in need moved at ... More


The Public Health Act of 1848 and The Local Government Act of 1858: Ryde

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the adoption of the Public Health Act of 1848 and the Local Government Act of 1858 in Ryde. In 1847, when parliament was getting to grips with the problem of town improvement ... More


1866–1875: Central and Local Government

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the ways in which parliament handled the problems of central-local government relations in the middle of the 19th century. One general principle which does seem to have been ... More


Success and Failure, 1919–1929

Jenifer Hart

in Proportional Representation: Critics of the British Electoral System 1820-1945

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201366
eISBN:
9780191674860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201366.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

While the movement may have experienced setbacks at home during 1918, the movement progressed in various other countries as the British parliament approved Acts that would have applied in local ... More


1834–1846: Whigs and Peelites

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Whigs' complete reorganisation of the relations between central and local government. The opportunity to do this arose when they reformed the Poor Law in 1834. In setting ... More


The Public Health Act of 1848: Whippingham, West Cowes

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the implementation of the Public Health Act of 1848 in Whippingham and West Cowes in the Isle of Wight. Ranger, an inspector sent by the General Board, recommended that the ... More


Fiduciary Duty in Public Law

Martin Loughlin

in Legality and Locality: The Role of Law in Central-Local Government Relations

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260158
eISBN:
9780191682049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260158.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the doctrine of fiduciary duty which the local authority owes to its ratepayers. It considers the nature and development of this fiduciary concept and yields valuable insights ... More


Defending Barbara Hepworth before the Ratepayers; Collected Poems (1968)

W. J. McCormack

in Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87): An Irish writer, his world, and his times

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739821
eISBN:
9780191802799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739821.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The second half of Hewitt’s time in Coventry involved reassessments of his political attitude towards Ireland and his aesthetic preferences. He reviews his 1930s connections with Belfast in the light ... More


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