The British Extreme Right and Northern Ireland

  title={The British Extreme Right and Northern Ireland},
  author={Martin Durham},
  journal={Contemporary British History},
  pages={195 - 211}
  • M. Durham
  • Published 26 April 2012
  • History
  • Contemporary British History
In the late 1960s, the ‘Troubles’ in Northern Ireland began. Most of the British extreme right had just come together to form the National Front (NF) and the new organization's opposition to Irish Republicanism and defence of the retention of Northern Ireland within the Union quickly became entangled with support for loyalist paramilitary organizations. This article concentrates on the period from 1969 to the beginning of the 1990s, when the NF, having split into rival factions, ceased to be… 
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