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Sectarianism

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A narrow‐minded adherence to a particular sect (political, ethnic, or religious), often leading to conflict with those of different sects or possessing different beliefs. Sectarian...

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The Origins of Sectarianism in Early Modern Ireland

Karl S. Bottigheimer.

in The English Historical Review

September 2006; p ublished online September 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 519 words.

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Labour in Glasgow, 1896–1936: Socialism, Suffrage, Sectarianism

Iain McLean.

in The English Historical Review

June 2002; p ublished online June 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 0 words.

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battle of Diamond

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

(21 Sept. 1795),

a sectarian affray taking its name from a crossroads near Loughgall, Co. Armagh. Protestants occupying a strong hilltop position beat off a large force of...

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Garvagh, ‘battle of’

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

(26 July 1813),

sectarian affray. Following earlier clashes in March and June, Protestants gathered for the fair at Garvagh, Co. Londonderry, fired on a large party of attacking...

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Kildare Place Society

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

The society for promoting the education of the poor in Ireland (commonly known as the Kildare Place Society) was founded in 1811, pledged to avoid sectarian distinctions. It was given ...

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Party Processions Act

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

(1850),

the most controversial of a series of measures designed to outlaw provocative sectarian meetings and parades, passed in the aftermath of the bloody confrontation at Dolly's...

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Peep of Day Boys

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

First noted by Arthur Young (c.1779) in the context of agrarian protest, but best known as the Protestant party in the sectarian conflict that developed in Co. Armagh from c.1784. ...

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Revd Thomas Drew

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

(1800–70),

Church of Ireland clergyman and sectarian rabble‐rouser. Appointed to Christ Church, Belfast, in 1833, Drew proved to be a zealous and committed pastor, promoting...

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Dolly's Brae

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

Co. Down, scene of a bloody sectarian affray on 12 July 1849. Orange bands marching from Rathfriland to Tollymore Park exchanged shots with Ribbonmen who confronted them as they passed ...

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Orange Order

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

An Irish protestant organization dedicated to the preservation of the protestant constitution and the ‘glorious and immortal memory’ of King William III, the victor of the Boyne (1690). The...

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W. P. Nicholson

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

(1875–1959), a remarkably effective evangelist, particularly in Ulster, in the early 1920s. After experience in Scotland, Australia, and America, where he was ordained, Nicholson returned...

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Hugh Hanna

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

(1821–92), pugnacious Presbyterian minister and Orangeman whose open-air preaching allegedly contributed to sectarian riots in Belfast. Ordained for missionary outreach in north Belfast in...

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Nicholas Sheehy

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

(1728–66), Catholic priest executed for murder at Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. His trial was one of a series launched against local Catholic clergy and gentry at a time when sectarian passions...

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Harry Midgley

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

(1892–1957), politician and trade unionist. Apprenticed in a Belfast shipyard in 1906, Midgley soon became involved with the emergent Independent Labour Party. After service in the First...

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Northern Ireland Labour Party

Overview page. Subjects: European History — British History.

(NILP).

Founded in 1924, as a socialist alternative to the largely sectarian politics of Ulster. It strove to remain neutral on the partition question, but in 1949—after the...

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Ulster Special Constabulary

Overview page. Subjects: British History — European History.

1920–70.

Formed as an auxiliary armed police force by the new Northern Irish government, the Ulster Specials in 1922 consisted of ‘A’ full‐time, ‘B’ part‐time, ‘C’ reserve with...

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Patriotism and Nationalism

Sean Connolly.

in The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish History

March 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: History; European History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9038 words.

The Irish nation of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries was a construct, its emergence made possible by the development of new forms of communication and supported by an extensive...

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Early Hanoverian Ireland, 1690–1750

D. W. Hayton.

in The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish History

March 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: History; European History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 10373 words.

The Williamite settlement confirmed a ‘Protestant ascendancy’, with government and politics dominated by a narrow propertied elite. Protestant landowners still saw themselves as ‘the...

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Unionism, 1921–72

Henry Patterson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish History

March 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: History; European History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9459 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the history of Ulster Unionism viewed through the prism of the historiography of Unionism from the early accounts written by Unionist historians to...

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What was National Stalinism?

Vladimir Tismaneanu.

in The Oxford Handbook of Postwar European History

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; European History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 8530 words.

As a political variety within Leninism, different from what is usually called national communism, national Stalinism systematically opposed any form of liberalisation, let alone...

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