in Synge and Edwardian Ireland
November 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 7830 words.
This chapter compares and contrasts Synge’s use of Irish folklore with Patrick Pearse’s approach to that same repository of communal traditions, relationships, practices and beliefs. It...
in The Theatre of Nation
November 2002; p ublished online January 2010 .
Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 22029 words.
This chapter tracks the impact on the theatre of the radicalisation of Irish politics following the General Election of 1910. The momentary success of the Home Rule Bill (1912) is set...
in Uncertain Futures
June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .
Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 7851 words.
In Vivid Faces (2014) Roy Foster pioneered a generational approach to the study of Irish revolutionary mentalities in the shadow of the Easter Rising of 1916, showcasing the radicalism of...
March 2010; p ublished online June 2013 .
Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 284 pages.
Birmingham has long been shaped by its Irish residents. The migration caused by Ireland's potato famine gave Birmingham the fourth highest Irish-born population of any English or Welsh town...
in Bloomsday 100
October 2009; p ublished online September 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 9629 words.
This chapter examines a persistent vein of imagery in James Joyce's Ulysses which cross-associates Bloom with stereotypical properties of Jewishness, particularly those of effeminacy and...
in Newspapers and Newsmakers
April 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 8977 words.
This book closes with a critical assessment of the Dublin nationalist press in mid-nineteenth century Ireland. It discusses the challenges that faced the political activists, the concept of...
in Remembering the Revolution
June 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 15107 words.
Chapter 5 describes the life of a widely read but relatively unstudied nationalist historian, Desmond Ryan, and his radically changing views of the revolution. Ryan began as a disciple and...
in The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Theatre
July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .
Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 8023 words.
Several of the leaders of the Rising—Patrick Pearse, Thomas McDonagh, and James Connolly—wrote plays, and many were closely engaged in theatrical enterprises (often conceived as...
in The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism
December 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 10579 words.
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...
in British and Irish Literature
P ublished online September 2012 .
Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 10519 words.
The Easter Rising of 1916 is seen as the most significant single event in modern Irish history. On Monday, 24 April 1916, a group of Irish Volunteers, led by members of the secret...
in British and Irish Literature
P ublished online July 2018 .
Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 5001 words.
Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin was born in the Irish city of Cork in 1942. She obtained BA and MA degrees from University College Cork in the early 1960s before moving to Oxford, England, where she...
McKerr and Creaney v United Kingdom, Merits and just satisfaction, App no 28883/95, Reports 2001-III,  ECHR 329, (2002) 34 EHRR 553, (2001) Inquest LR 170, (2001) 34 EHRR 20, IHRL 3128 (ECHR 2001), 4th May 2001, European Court of Human Rights [ECtHR]
Legal Material. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 31435 words.
Whether the European Court of Human Rights could intervene to establish the facts and determine the lawfulness or otherwise of a death while domestic courts were investigating the matter.null...
Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 9794 words.