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Revolutionary Remembrance: Ulster Day

Today is the centenary of “Ulster Day”. I’ve talked before, briefly in the context of the Third Home Rule Bill going through Parliament in 1912, about the start of a coordinated Unionist opposition to the plans of Irish Nationalists. Today, … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Remembrance: The Third Home Rule Bill

The centenary of the introduction of the Government of Ireland Act, better known in Irish history as the Third Home Rule Bill, has passed without a great deal of notice in the Irish community, even though it essentially marks the … Continue reading

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Defining the Irish Revolutionary Period

Those who read this blog will often hear me talk about the “Irish revolutionary period”. As is typical, I often write those words without actually explaining what they are, ignorant of readers outside of Ireland who may not quite know … Continue reading

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