A Political History of the Two Irelands: From Partition to by Brian M. Walker (auth.)

By Brian M. Walker (auth.)

This ground-breaking political historical past of the 2 Irish States offers exact new insights into the 'Troubles' and the peace technique. It examines the effect of the fraught dynamics among the competing identities of the Nationalist-Catholic-Irish neighborhood at the one hand and the Unionist-Protestant-British group at the other.

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He reiterated his belief in a united Ireland, but stated that the north should consider ‘possibilities of concerting activities for the practical economic advantages that may result’. 202 On 15 October 1959 Lemass spoke at a debate in the Oxford Union, supporting Irish reunification. 203 His name was Patrick Mayhew, and he was to become secretary of state for Northern Ireland, from 1992 to 1997. Lemass emphasised that the goal of the republic was ‘reunification of Ireland by agreement’. Despite familiar anti-partition language, he did not demand that the British government end partition, but urged that they should say that ‘there is no British interest in preventing ...

On 23 June 1924, for example, the Irish Independent described how ‘a national tribute to the memory of Wolfe Tone was paid yesterday at Bodenstown. President Cosgrave, the heads of the Irish army and judiciary and eight hundred Irish soldiers assembled to do honour to the great patriot’. At the same time, reflecting the divisions within republicanism, anti-treaty organisations also turned up to commemorate Tone. This pattern of an event marked by the state and other organisations continued. The new Fianna Fáil government maintained this official participation.

202 On 15 October 1959 Lemass spoke at a debate in the Oxford Union, supporting Irish reunification. 203 His name was Patrick Mayhew, and he was to become secretary of state for Northern Ireland, from 1992 to 1997. Lemass emphasised that the goal of the republic was ‘reunification of Ireland by agreement’. Despite familiar anti-partition language, he did not demand that the British government end partition, but urged that they should say that ‘there is no British interest in preventing ... you from seeking agreement’.

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