Dissident and dissenting republicanism: From the Good Friday/Belfast Agreement to Brexit

  title={Dissident and dissenting republicanism: From the Good Friday/Belfast Agreement to Brexit},
  author={Paddy Hoey},
  journal={Capital \& Class},
  pages={73 - 87}
  • P. Hoey
  • Published 7 January 2019
  • Political Science
  • Capital & Class
The 1998 Good Friday/Belfast Peace Agreement was almost universally supported by nationalists in Northern Ireland, and Sinn Féin’s high-profile role in the discussions was the foundation upon which it would transform itself from the political wing of the Provisional Irish Republican Army to second biggest party at Stormont. However, dissidents pointed out that the compromises made by Sinn Féin during the Peace Process were a sell-out of the political and ideological aspirations held by… 
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