Critically assess Dicey’s arguments in relation to Ireland

In his monumental review of Twentieth century Irish history, Joe Lee begins his first chapter by stating that: ‘The Parliament Act of 1911 broke the power of the House of Lords to defy the popular will as represented in the House of Commons. ‘ 1 This statement encapsulates in a sense the constitutional dichotomy with […]

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A comparison of marine organisms on shale & limestone coasts

Doolin is situated in the Burren area of county Clare, Ireland. The area is famous for its limestone landscape and is highly acknowledged as an area of global importance for its flora, fauna and ecology. Doolin represents a unique limestone pavement and terrain which supports a diversity of rare marine habitats. In 1988, in recognition […]

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What impact did each event have on the history of the conflict

The revolutionary Nationalists in Ireland used the war as an excuse to stage an armed uprising in Dublin on Easter Monday 1916. After a week of violence these rebels eventually surrendered. These leaders became martyrs as they were executed by the British without a trial. There was a very angry reaction to the Easter Uprising […]

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Irish History Essay

Between 100 BC and 1500 AD, Ireland was invaded three times. The first attack was by the Celts, then the Vikings and the the third by the Normans. Every time Ireland was invaded the settlers merged together and inter-married. This made Ireland become “One country, One Culture and One religion (Roman Catholic) all apart from […]

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How Effectively did Irish Catholic and Nationalist Leaders advance their Cause in the years 1801 – 1921

In 1801, the Act of Union between Britain and Ireland saw the closing of Irish Parliament and was therefore routinely denounced by all manner of Irish nationalists. Much of Ireland was owned by absentee protestant ascendancy landlords, which caused a lot of bad feeling among the ordinary Irish people who worked on the land and […]

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How serious was the crisis in Ireland between 1909 and 1914

During the period of 1906 – 14 Britain witnessed a climate of social unrest and political bewilderment. A number of radical movements such as ‘suffragism’ and ‘trade unionism’ had undermined the disillusioned Liberal government in their attempt to push for reform. In spite of this, the crisis in Ireland had arguably posed the biggest threat. […]

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Bloody Sunday Report

Bloody Sunday marked the day of a out lash of great hatred which burns strong even today. Bloody Sunday started when the Catholics started a march for civil rights; better housing and comparative costs for the housing as Protestants had better housing for the same rent as the Catholics did even when they had the […]

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Why the loyalists have been rioting in Ireland

Loyalists are rioting in Ireland because of religious and political hatred and to get their voices heard on their opinion of whether or not Ireland should become a united and independent republic. In 1641, Catholics in Ireland massacred Protestants because in Ulster, they were losing their land to Protestants. This massacre is still used today […]

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Irish history

Irish history had a number of major events; these events were huge turning points in history. The first event was called Easter Rising which occurred in 1916. Partition happened in 1921, this was when Ireland was split into two parts. The next event was The Deployment of Troops in 1969, this was when the new […]

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Conflict in Ireland

The Easter Rising of 1916 had profound and far-reaching effects on Ireland’s history. It has been referred to as ‘The Irish War for Independence’ and was the turning point in ultimately securing independence for the Republic of Ireland. It began on an Easter Monday, April 24th 1916 when a force estimated between 1,000 and 1500 […]

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