By J. R. Hill

This quantity within the New heritage of eire, covers a interval of significant importance in Ireland's heritage. It outlines the department of eire and the eventual institution of the Irish Republic. This paintings presents complete assurance of political advancements, north and south, in addition to providing chapters at the economic climate, literature in English and Irish, the Irish language, the visible arts, emigration and immigration, and the heritage of girls. The twenty-five members to this quantity, all experts of their box, give you the such a lot accomplished therapy of those advancements of any single-volume survey of twentieth-century eire.

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V, c. 67 (23 Dec. 1920). 2 4 & 5 Geo. V, c. 90 (18 Sept. 1914). Ivi Ireland, ig2i-84 members that the patriotic spirit of the Ulster Volunteer Force made the coercion of Ulster 'unthinkable'. The severity of the 36th (Ulster) Division's losses at the Somme did much to reinforce that commitment. The Easter rising a few months earlier had the effect of strengthening support for special treatment for Ulster at Westminster and of convincing a decisive majority in the Ulster Unionist Council to support partition, and of six rather than the nine counties of the historic province of Ulster.

W. Moody and F. X. ), The course of Irish history. Left to right: unidentified, xliv 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 L I S T OF I L L U S T R A T I O N S F. X. ; T. W. ; Jack Lynch, taoiseach Richard James Hayes (1902-76), director of the National Library of Ireland 1940-67, cryptographer during second world war, and compiler of Manuscript sources for the history of Irish civilisation (n vols, 1965) and Sources for the history of Irish civilisation: articles in periodicals (9 vols, 1970) (National Library of Ireland, R 12984) Edward Augustine McGuire (1901-92), Fine Gael senator, chairman of Brown Thomas Group, founder-president of the Federated Union of Employers, chairman of the National Gallery of Ireland, and Davis Cup tennis-player; photograph by Bestick Williams 'Everyone march': poster advertising the first major march organised by People's Democracy, from the students' union at Queen's University, Belfast, 16 Oct.

For example, only two-thirds of the inhabitants of Poland spoke Polish after the successful war against Russia in 1920-21. 3 million. In central Europe language was generally the badge of ethnic distinction, but not always. In the new Yugoslavia the four main ethnic groups—Serbs, Croats, Slovenes, and Muslims—were distinguished primarily by different religious affiliation and cultural traditions. This was the case in Ireland: despite its pivotal importance for nationalists, Irish was the native tongue of only a small minority.

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