Religion, politics and socio-cultural change in twentieth-century ireland

  title={Religion, politics and socio-cultural change in twentieth-century ireland},
  author={Louise Fuller},
  journal={The European Legacy},
  pages={41 - 54}
  • Louise Fuller
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • The European Legacy
  • The Catholic Church assumed vast power and influence in early twentieth century Ireland based on political, social and religious developments in the course of the nineteenth century. The first Irish governments under Costello and de Valera were deferential in relation to the power and place of the Catholic Church in Irish life. The 1950s represented the final phase of the dominance of the Catholic Church. Since then, a wide variety of influences from emigration to the mass media to issues… CONTINUE READING
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