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  Provisional government - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Provisional governments often occur as the result of a revolution or in wartime when an occupied nation or territory has been liberated or, conversely, when a government has been deposed by an invading army.
Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea (1919) - established in exile based in Shanghai, China and later in Chongqing, during the Japanese occupation of Korea.
Although not formally designated a "provisional government," the Second Continental Congress served as the de facto provisional government of the United States from the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in July 1776, until the ratification of the Articles of Confederation effective March 1, 1781.
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The government, responsible to the lower house of the national legislature, is headed by the taoiseach, or prime minister.
Judicial authority in Ireland is vested in a supreme court, a high court, a court of criminal appeal, and circuit and district courts.
Republic of Ireland, On Easter Monday, April 18, 1949, by the terms of the Republic of Ireland Bill approved by the Dáil in November 1948, Eire became the Republic of Ireland, formally free of allegiance to the British crown and the Commonwealth of Nations.
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 Ireland Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Provisional Government of Southern Ireland - The Provisional Government of Southern Ireland was, in British law, the transitional government of Southern Ireland in 1922 from the signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty to the creation of the Irish Free State.
Local government in the Republic of Ireland - Local government in the Republic of Ireland is governed by the Local Government Acts, the most recent of which (Local Government Act 2001) established a two-tier structure of local government.
Local Government (Boundaries) Act (Northern Ireland) 1971 - The Local Government (Boundaries) Act (Northern Ireland) 1971 was an Act of the Parliament of Northern Ireland, passed in 1971 to replace the previous system of local authorities established by the Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898.
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Northern Ireland consists of six counties of the province of Ulster and is part of the United Kingdom.
Ireland, sometimes known as Eire, is an independent republic and consists of the remaining 26 counties of the country.
In 1978 the government favourably considered allowing the BBC to be relayed to those parts of the country not already picking up its signal.
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 Driver theory test online in Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Provisional licences are valid for two years (or one year in certain circumstances) and cost 15 euro.
To apply for a third provisional licence you must show that you have (1) taken a driving test in the two-year period prior to the application or (2) or show evidence of an upcoming test date.
A two year provisional licence will be granted to the applicant if you can produce evidence showing that you have taken a driving test, and a one year provisional licence will be given to you if you submit evidence of an upcoming test date.
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 Ireland, Northern. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The government is based on a power-sharing arrangement that requires that its members include a minimum number of both Protestants and Catholics, and that those members have the support of the representatives elected by their respective communities.
Northern Ireland’s relatively distinct history began in the early 17th cent., when, after the suppression of an Irish rebellion, much land was confiscated by the British crown and “planted” with Scottish and English settlers.
However, the Irish Free State, now the Republic of Ireland (see Ireland, Republic of), which was established in 1922, refused to recognize the finality of the partition; and violence erupted frequently on both sides of the border.
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 Ireland, the British Invasion
For most of the Middle Ages Ireland was ruled as a separate kingdom under the British Crown.
It is clear that a London government would not have let this tradgedy happen in mainland Britain.
Further unrest followed the famine in Ireland, and Gladstone became British prime minister in 1868 declaring "my mission is to pacify Ireland", but failed to deliver safety for tenants from high rents and eviction.
www.great-britain.co.uk /history/ireland.htm   (706 words)

 Kilkenny, Ireland
Situated inland in the sunny south-east' of Ireland, Kilkenny is known as the medieval capital of Ireland.
Ossory was an ancient kingdom of Ireland that held a semi-independent position as a state within the kingdom of Leinster.
By 1641, the Catholic Confederation of Kilkenny established a provisional government in Ireland, seeking to resist the English persecution of Catholicism.
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 The Polynational War Memorial: Conflict Details IRELAND FREESTATERS VS IRREGULARS
The occupation (April 1922) by anti-Treaty militants of the Four Courts, the centre of judicial administration in Ireland, resulted in a tense stand-off which was only ended at British insistence by the building's bombardment and capture by Free State forces (June 28-June 30).
Government victories in the major towns inaugurated a period of inconclusive guerrilla warfare marked by assassinations and executions of leaders formerly allied in the cause of Irish independence.
The head of the Provisional Government of Ireland, General Michael Collins was assassinated by Anti-Treaty republicans in August.
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 CAIN: Local Government (Boundaries) Act (Northern Ireland) 1971
(1) Northern Ireland shall for the purposes of local government be divided into twenty-six districts to be known as local government districts and shall be so divided that each local government district incorporates the whole or the major part of one of the places specified in Schedule 1.
This Act may be cited as the Local Government (Boundaries) Act (Northern Ireland) 1971 and shall be construed as one with the Local Government Acts (Northern Ireland) 1898 to 1968 and those Acts and this Act may be cited together as the Local Government Acts (Northern Ireland) 1898 to 1971.
As far as practicable a local government district shall not be wholly or substantially severed by the boundary of another local government district and shall not be wholly or substantially encompassed within the boundary of another local government district.
cain.ulst.ac.uk /hmso/lgba1971.htm   (1416 words)

In reply, the British government sent in British troops in 1969 and suspended the Ulster parliament in 1972 and assumed direct rule of the province (except for a period in 1973—74).
Ireland was being led away from its ideal of conservative self-sufficiency and into closer ties with Britain and Europe.
In the Republic of Ireland the agreement was passed by an overwhelming 94 percent to 6 percent; in Northern Ireland the vote was passed by a margin of 71 percent to 29 percent.
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Northern Ireland is made up of six counties in the northeastern corner of the island of Ireland.
Ireland, officially called the Republic of Ireland, is made up of 26 counties that occupy the rest of the island.
From 1956 to 1962, the IRA periodically raided British installations in Northern Ireland, trying to reunite Ireland and Northern Ireland and embarrass both the British and the Irish governments.
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 General Michael Collins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
In the provisional government that the Dail formed, he became first the Minister of Home Affairs, then took the desperately difficult job of Minister of Finance.
Ireland still wasn't satisfied; the Dail approved the treaty by a vote of 64-57.
A provisional government was formed early in 1922, and after de Valera failed to earn re-appointment as head of the Dail, the office went to Griffith.
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 International Extradition - McNabb Associates, P.C.
Ireland regards any applicable Extradition Conventions between the United States and Great Britain as no longer being capable of implementation as a consequence of the enactment of its Extradition Act of 1965.
The request for provisional arrest shall be made through the diplomatic channel or directly between the United States Department of Justice and the Department of Justice in Ireland, in which case the facilities of INTERPOL may be used.
The Attorney General of Ireland shall advise and assist, and represent, or provide for the representation of, the interests of the United States in any proceedings in Ireland arising out of a request for extradition made by the United States.
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 The Partition of Ireland and its' effect on the Postal Service
The Government of Ireland Act, 1920, sought to establish two distinct Parliaments in Ireland, one for the 6 northern counties predominantly opposed to Home Rule, and one for the 26 southern counties.
Under its provisions, a separate Provisional Government of Ireland representing the 26 southern counties was to be established, with Dominion status within the British Empire (like Canada), while Northern Ireland would remain within the United Kingdom.
In early 1922 there were two distinct forms of government in Ireland; on the one hand was Dáil Éireann which represented the Parliament of the Republic, and on the other hand was the Southern Ireland Parliament which represented the Provisional Government of the Irish Free State; there were even two different sets of ministers.
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 Oscar Williams: The Easter Rebellion (1943)
Ireland was transformed from a nation of small farmers into a land of large, absentee landholders.
England not only succeeded in bringing Ireland to economic peonage, but by the middle of the 19th century appeared to have destroyed in the Irish people their feeling as a nationality.
As a result of the work of the League, the small farmers of Ireland were brought into the struggle against national and social injustice and from then on were always to remain an active factor in the fight.
www.marxists.org /history/etol/document/ireland-fi/easter.htm   (4120 words)

 The revolutionary dialectic of Republicanism - Part two
We understand that Ireland will never be united and free unless and until the working class places itself at the head of the liberation struggle and links this firmly with the task of the social revolution.
The 1832 Reform Act for Ireland did not democratize the vote at all, restricting it to ten pounds householders in towns and twenty pounds leaseholders in counties.
That is to say, you must guarantee that when Ireland is free of foreign domination, the green-coated Irish soldiers will guard the fraudulent gains of the capitalist and the landlord from the 'thin hands of the poor' just as remorselessly and just as effectually as the scarlet coated emissaries of England do today.
www.marxist.com /ireland/republicanism2.html   (4024 words)

 1916 Easter Rising - Images of Ireland.Net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Until our arms have brought the opportune moment for the establishment of a permanent National Government, representative of the whole people of Ireland and elected by the suffrages of all her men and women, the Provision Government, hereby constituted, will administer the civil and military affairs of the Republic in trust for the people.
He returned to Ireland in 1907 and opened a tobacconist’s and newsagent's shop at 75A Great Britain Street (now Parnell Street) that was a center of the IRB organization for the next decade.
James Connolly, member of the Provisional Government of Ireland and one of 7 signatories on the Proclamation.
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 Pat Flannery on the Web   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Government of the Irish Free State agrees to pay fair compensation on terms not less favourable than those accorded by the Act of 1920 to judges, officials, members of Police Forces and other Public Servants who are discharged by it or who retire in consequence of the change of Government effected in pursuance hereof.
For the purpose of the last foregoing article, the powers of the Parliament of Southern Ireland under the Government of Ireland Act, 1920, to elect members of the Council of Ireland shall after the Parliament of the Irish Free State is constituted be exercised by that Parliament.
This instrument shall be submitted forthwith by is Majesty's Government for the approval of Parliament and by the Irish signatories to a meeting summoned for the purpose of the members elected to sit in the House of Commons of Southern Ireland, and if approved shall be ratified by the necessary legislation.
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 COLLINS, Michael (Micheál Ó Coileáin) @ Archontology.org: presidents, kings, prime ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Cathaoirleach an Rialtais Shealadaigh na hÉireann (Chairman of the Provisional Government of Ireland)
Under the terms of the treaty, actual ratification on the Irish side was done by the Parliament of Southern Ireland on 14 Jan 1922.
The same day the Parliament set up the Provisional Government with Collins as Chairman to implement the treaty in cooperation with the Dáil Éireann presided by Arthur Griffith.
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 Irish Republican Army information - Search.com
The Government of Ireland Act 1914, more generally known as the Third Home Rule Act, was an Act of Parliament passed by the British Parliament in May 1914 which sought to give Ireland regional self-government within the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
Many historic buildings in Ireland were destroyed during the war, most famously the Custom House in Dublin, which was disastrously attacked on de Valera's insistence, to the horror of the more militarily experienced Collins.
Under the terms of the Anglo-Irish agreement of 6 December 1921, which ended the war (1919-1921), Northern Ireland was given the option of withdrawing from the new state, the Irish Free State, and remaining part of the United Kingdom.
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 Easter Rising 1916
The passage of the National Service Act in January 1916 which threatened conscription in Ireland was one of the causes of the Easter Rising.
The execution of these men was an attempt to murder of the Provisional Government of Ireland.
Following the formation of the Provisional Government, as outlined in the Proclamation, these organizations formally became known as Óglaigh na Éireann, otherwise known as the Irish Republican Army, under the command of James Connolly.
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 Irish Republican Army (IRA)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Northern Ireland came into existence with the British Government of Ireland Act (1920) which divided Ireland into two areas: the Irish Free State, made up of the 26 southern counties, and Northern Ireland - comprising of the counties of Antrim, Down, Armagh, Londonderry, Tyrone and Fermanagh.
At the end of August, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland announced her finding that the cease-fire was being observed, allowing Sinn Fein, the political party closely identified with the IRA, entry into negotiations on Northern Ireland's political future.
The Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA) was formed in 1969 as the clandestine armed wing of Sinn Fein, a legal political movement dedicated to removing British forces from Northern Ireland and unifying Ireland.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/para/ira.htm   (897 words)

 THE BLANKET * Index: Current Articles
When the British executed these leaders they executed the Provisional Government of Ireland and it was intended to execute their vision but they failed and they failed because of the resilience of the Irish people.
In today’s terms the provisional leaders have moved to emulate Fianna Fail and having signed an agreement with the Brits, they too have abandoned the principles of the 1916 proclamation.
The question for republicans especially those in the provisional movement, is the Adams/Mc Guinness leadership compatible with the principles of the 1916 leaders and as we know it is not, therefore is their position tenable when they call themselves republican.
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 Easter Rising 1916 Ireland
Ulster’s open flaunting of the laws that prohibited no arms to be sent to Ireland, and the open drilling of the Ulster Volunteers threatening a civil war in Ireland, led Germany to believe that England was weak and would not interfere if she attacked France or Russia.
Unfortunately, the leaders of Ulster would not put aside their private interests for the common good or Ireland, and the generous acts of the Irish Nationalists were to no avail.
Afterward, general incompetence on the part of the British government, and the arrests of thousands of men, some of who were taken to England, only served to arouse hatred for the English among the population.
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 Ireland's War for Independence - Reviews - The Irish War of Independence - Book Review Contemporary Review - Find ...
The Government of Ireland Act of the 23rd December of 1920, providing for two subordinate Irish Parliaments north and south and a Council of Ireland to cater for common interests, preceded the Anglo-Irish Treaty.
Both pieces of legislation proved unacceptable to the Provisional Government of Ireland which sent out a call to arms against those who were pro-Treaty; a vicious civil war then engulfed Ireland.
Nine full Appendices of important documents such as the Sinn Fein 1918 election manifesto, the Democratic programme of Dail Eirea nn, the Government of Ireland Act of 1920 and the Articles of Agreement for a Treaty between Great Britain and Ireland help to clarify the constitutional and legal aspects, and contemporary photographs enliven the story.
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