Partition and the limits of Irish nationalism

  title={Partition and the limits of Irish nationalism},
  author={Guy Chauvin and Clare O’halloran and John Darby},

“A Pleasant Little Game of Money-Making”: Ireland and the “New Smuggling,” 1939–45

Smuggling is an enduringly romanticized crime. In the popular imagination it connotes guile, pluck, anxiety, and the breathlessness of narrow evasion. Battles between smugglers and officials, as

A “Southern interference in the North's affairs”: the prospect of Fianna Fáil as an all-Ireland party, 1926–2011

This article demonstrates that Fianna Fáil's efforts in 2007 and thereafter to reconfigure as an all-Ireland party represented a volte-face in policy. From an historical perspective, since Fianna

Religion, Protestants and national identity: a response to the March 2009 issue

This special issue raised some points of interpretation that need developing. Everyone writes with a (more or less overt) set of assumptions, which is particularly true where the subject matter is as

Partners for stability? Irish Free State perceptions of the incoming British Labour government 1923–24

This article examines the anxiety and frustration of the Irish Free State government faced with the uncertainty of which party was going to become the next British government in 1923–24. The Free

Conflict and conciliation: identities and change, 1960–2011

The 1960s witnessed the promise of great improvement in political relations in Ireland, north and south. In the first half of the decade, the new Northern Ireland prime minister, Captain Terence

Irish Nationalism and the Natural Insular Landscape of Ireland before Partition: Insularity Versus the Wishes of the Inhabitants

The place of natural landscapes in nationalist discourses has remained greatly under-researched. For John Agnew the political geographer, this is explained by the fact that the cases of France and

Deterritorialisation, reterritorialisation, nations and states: Irish nationalist discourses on nation and territory before and after the Good Friday Agreement

The Northern Ireland Good Friday Agreement (GFA) signed in 1998 has been presented by many, including those in Irish nationalist circles, as a sign of a post-national de-territorialisation of Irish

Michael Cusack and the revival of Gaelic games in Ulster

Ulster has not yet been invaded systematically, but from the information we have received, many important centres are taking to the fields in the most enthusiastic manner'. Thus wrote Gaelic Athletic

Irish public histories as an historiographical problem

  • J. Regan
  • History
    Irish Historical Studies
  • 2010
It is now almost impossible to reflect upon the historical reputations of Eamon de Valera and Michael Collins without considering the recent war in Northern Ireland (c. 1969–97) and the challenges to