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  In Favor of the Repeal of the Union by Daniel O'Connell. Ireland (1775-1902). Vol. VI. Bryan, William Jennings, ed. ...
Yes, among the nations of the earth, Ireland stands number one in the physical strength of her sons and in the beauty and purity of her daughters.
Ireland, land of my forefathers, how my mind expands, and my spirit walks abroad in something of majesty, when I contemplate the high qualities, inestimable virtues, and true purity and piety and religious fidelity of the inhabitants of your green fields and productive mountains.
The richest harvests that any land can produce are those reaped in Ireland; and then here are the sweetest meadows, the greenest fields, the loftiest mountains, the purest streams, the noblest rivers, the most capacious harbors—and her water power is equal to turn the machinery of the whole world.
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  The Revival of Brewing in Ireland
The decline at the beginning of the nineteenth century in the amount of malt upon which duty was paid in Ireland of which mention has been made above was, no doubt, partly due to the increase in the rate of the duty levied on malt.
Newenham, in his "View of Ireland," published in 1809, stated that according to official estimates the beer made in Ireland in 1808 exceeded 751,000 barrels or nearly double what the Right Hon.
Newenham attributes the decline in the amount of malt charged with duty to the illicit malting carried on with the collusion of the revenue officers, and declares that the amount of beer brewed in Ireland in 1808 was really far greater than the 751,000 barrels stated.
www.travelinireland.com /ireland_history/ireland_history_the_revival_of_brewing_in_ireland.htm   (189 words)

  
 Ireland - becoming a free state
Suspension of the bill stimulated the growth of the Citizen Army, an illegal force of Dublin citizens organised by the labour leader Jim Larkin (died 1948) and the socialist James Connolly (1870-1916); of the Irish Volunteers, a national defence body; and of the extremist Sinn Féin.
By the terms of the treaty, all of Ireland except the six counties constituting Northern Ireland was to receive dominion status identical with that of Canada.
On Easter Monday, April 18, 1949, by the terms of the Republic of Ireland Bill approved by the Dáil in November 1948, Éire became the Republic of Ireland, formally free of allegiance to the British crown and the Commonwealth of Nations.
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 R.E. Escouflaire. Ireland, an Enemy of the Allies? 1920.Chapters 3-5.
Ireland had at that time her Parliament sitting at Dublin, with Lords and Commons, an ancient institution dating from the days of the Plantagenets, similar to the Parliament in London, and having experienced the same evolution and vicissitudes.
Ireland might thus become independent, and let us not forget that that is the ultimate goal at which we all aim, to sever the last link in the chain which binds Ireland to England." This is the doctrine of total separation which neither his Parliamentary predecessors nor his successor Redmond ever dared avow so brutally.
Ireland is incapable of resisting the appeal of agitators and extremists.
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  NOW President Ireland Visits Institute
Ireland said that NOW has chosen reproductive freedom rights as the issue to organize around because reproductive freedom rights act as a symbol for many other human rights, such as the right to self-determination, health, and equality.
Ireland said she was “shocked that the programs were removed from orientation.” She felt that such programs facilitate positive relations between men and women.
Ireland spoke about the report written two years ago about women in science, stating that “it took an enormous amount of courage” on the part of the women involved to come forward with their complaints.
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 Peel & Repeal - Irish Nationalism in Wake of Famine
The Fall 1845 potato blight of Ireland, because of the poor Irish population's reliance on the potato as a staple, quickly escalated to pre-famine and famine conditions.
The feared effects of famine were greater in Ireland than in most of the other countries because a high percentage of Irish peasants depended upon the potato for their very survival.
He maintained that "the repeal of prohibitory [tariffs] and the relaxation of protective duties was in itself was a wise policy." (p.
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 Young Ireland and the Fenians
His passion was to restore to the country its true possessions, its language, history, and literature; to instil culture of the mind and independent reflection, founded upon, but not bound by, the material necessities of her national life.
Session after session measures had been forced upon Ireland against the will of her representatives; and those that were supported by a majority of the Irish members were contemptuously rejected.
The demand for repeal was not the voice of treason, but the language of despair."[5] At the time that O'Brien made this speech he was not a member of the Repeal Association.
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 Part 11 of History of the Commercial and Financial Relations between England and Ireland from the Period of the ...
The permission to furnish her troops with clothing was something of a boon to Ireland, and she at once availed herself of it; but the distress of the time was too widespread for any small measure to be of much use, and from this moment the open agitation for a free trade began.
Permission was given to Ireland to export several of the enumerated articles direct to the plantations, but woollens, cottons, glass, hops, hats, coal, and gunpowder were excepted absolutely, and also iron and iron wares, until the Irish Parliament should have imposed certain prescribed duties on their exportation.
Ireland is not in a state of peace; it is smothered war.
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 www.St-Patricks-Day.com
The young man studied theology in the Roman church and in 432 returned to Ireland, and began a lifelong quest of converting the Irish to Christianity.
Not surprisingly, the union in Ireland was highly unpopular and relations continued to deteriorate between the Catholic and Protestant populations.
Between 1841 and 1851, Ireland's population fell from 8.2 million to 6.6 million through starvation, disease, and emigration, particularly to the United States.
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 The Production of Malt
The official returns as to the amount yielded by the malt tax until its repeal in 1880, furnish the best indication of the progress of brewing.
In 1785, when the malt tax was first imposed in Ireland, the number of bushels upon which duty was paid was 4,446,343, and this was about the average for the remainder of the century.
For the ten years following the starting of Father Mathew's temperance crusade in 1838, the amount of malt annually charged with duty averaged only about 1,500,000 bushels, and it was not until 1859 that the 2,000,000 bushels mark was again exceeded.
www.travelinireland.com /ireland_history/ireland_history_the_production_of_malt.htm   (101 words)

  
 The Corn Laws and their Repeal 1815-1846 - From History Review
At one level Peel's stated reason for repealing the Corn Laws, the potato blight in Ireland, is the least plausible.
As his Chancellor, Henry Goulburn, repeatedly pointed out, it was difficult to see how Repeal could help Ireland, and in 1846 Peel himself conceded to the Commons that he had always believed that there was one area of the United Kingdom which would not benefit from Repeal, and that was Ireland.
His intention was that Repeal should be carried by a deliberate act of the House of Commons, not by the Commons capitulating to the League.
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 The Story of the Irish Race, Page 16
The second stimulus was the great Repeal debate in the Dublin Corporation, where the new Lord Mayor made a Repeal speech, which, to the eager people who in every corner of the land devoured the report of it, was one of the most wonderful of his career.
The Nation party, the Young Ireland party were rebelling against him and the Association and seeking an antidote to the Whigs’ opiate, were preaching revolution to the country.
The simple reader, who knows not the way of Britain with Ireland, would here naturally come to the conclusion that the tenderhearted gentlewoman, full of sympathy for the thousands who were dying of starvation was directing her Parliament to try to save a multitude of lives.
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 Young Irelanders
During the 1830s the Catholic Daniel O’Connell formed the Repeal Association in Ireland to attempt to repeal the "Act of Union" between Ireland and England which had resulted in the loss of many basic human rights for the Irish Catholics.
For his efforts he was expelled from the Association and joined with the other Young Irelanders to continue the cause of repeal of the Union.
The Young Ireland movement was an attempt by BOTH the Irish Catholics and the Irish Protestants to bring about equality for ALL Irish peoples regardless of religion or political persuasion or class structure.
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 Punch Cartoons: Daniella Eidelberg.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Daniel O'Connell's movement for the retraction of the union between Ireland and England was born out of this disquiet.
Repeal would increased Ireland's autonomy by re-establishing the Irish legislature, which was voted out of existence in 1800.
The country is not seen as the primitive, ape-like figure she will become later in the century with the rise of Fenian terrorism.
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 OutSmart - This Issue
As part of the Houston International Festival’s focus on Ireland this year, the I-Fest is bringing to Houston a most remarkable man, who has been one of the major factors in promoting gay rights in Ireland over the past 30 years.
Ireland inherited the British laws against homosexuality, which were first put into the criminal courts when Henry VIII took over jurisdiction from the ecclesiastical courts, with the punishment for the crime being death.
Given this momentum, Norris sued the state of Ireland, saying that the sodomy laws were against the constitution.
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 Peel and Ireland 1841-6
The Irish showed little enthusiasm for the repeal of the Act of Union: the 1841 general election returned only 12 repeal candidates (of the 40 who stood).
O'Connell declared that 1843 was to be the year of the 'great repeal' and organised monster meetings all over Ireland to whip up support.
By this time, Ireland was in the grip of the famine, and the political in-fighting was totally alienated from the realities of starvation and death.
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 Ireland - becoming a free state
Suspension of the bill stimulated the growth of the Citizen Army, an illegal force of Dublin citizens organised by the labour leader Jim Larkin (died 1948) and the socialist James Connolly (1870-1916); of the Irish Volunteers, a national defence body; and of the extremist Sinn Féin.
By the terms of the treaty, all of Ireland except the six counties constituting Northern Ireland was to receive dominion status identical with that of Canada.
On Easter Monday, April 18, 1949, by the terms of the Republic of Ireland Bill approved by the Dáil in November 1948, Éire became the Republic of Ireland, formally free of allegiance to the British crown and the Commonwealth of Nations.
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 THE SPIRITUAL NATION
To claim independence as the indefeasible right of Ireland is to claim everything for Ireland, all spiritual exaltation and all worldly pomp to which she is entitled.
Davis, accepting that and developing it, stated the truth in its spiritual aspect, that Ireland must be herself; not merely a free self-governing state, but authentically the Irish nation, bearing all the majestic marks of her nationhood.
Tone had set the feet of Ireland on a steep; Davis bade her in her journey remember her old honour and her old sanctity, the fame of Tara and of Clonmacnois.
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 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How
Under the terms of the merger, Ireland continued to have over 100 MPs representing it in the united parliament, meeting in the Palace of Westminster.
The flag created by the merger of the Kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland in 1801 still remains the flag of the current United Kingdom.
Known as the Union Jack or the Union Flag, it combines the flags of England and Scotland with St. Patrick's flag from Ireland.
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 A Visitor's Guide to The Warhouse
The Young Ireland movement which attracted journalists, barristers, historians and poets was founded by the Protestant intellectual, Thomas Davis and comprised some of the most brilliant names in modern Irish history.
The Young Irelanders, who were influenced by the interdenominational ideals of Wolfe Tone and the United Irishmen of the 1790s, were a ginger group within the Repeal of the Union movement established by Daniel O’Connell to seek an Irish parliament.
The Young Irelanders were deeply influenced by these events and the success of liberal, romantic nationalism on the continent inspired the movement to contemplate revolution in Ireland.
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 The History Place - Irish Potato Famine
With 80 percent of Ireland being Catholic, the Penal Laws were intended to degrade the Irish so severely that they would never again be in a position to seriously threaten Protestant rule.
By the mid-1800s, many high-minded English politicians and social reformers began to think that Ireland was a nation in need of transformation, that its people now needed to be yanked into the modern world by tossing out the old Gaelic traditions.
English reformers hoped to remake the Irish in their own image, thus ending Ireland's cycle of poverty and misfortune in an era when poverty was thought to be caused by bad moral character.
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 Choice Ireland calls for no more “X” “C” or “D” Cases - Indymedia Ireland
Choice Ireland are today calling for no more "X", "C" or "D" cases, for the repeal of the 8th amendment and for free, safe and legal abortion to be made available in Ireland.
They are?.My sister is a gp,my brother is an SHO in Tallaght and I am soon to be a doctor (in a year and a half to be exact) and I would never ever or would know of any collgues that would cause serious neuronal defects 'humpty dumptys'.
Choice Ireland were quite right to tell her where to get off.
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 History - Modern Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: )
From 1801 onwards Ireland had no Parliament of its own; Irish MPs (drawn from the ascendancy) sat in the Westminster parliament in London where they were a small minority.
O’Connell, the most popular figure in the country, now sought repeal of the Act of Union of 1800 and the restoration of the Irish parliament.
An attempt by the Young Irelanders to stage an insurrection failed in 1848, but their ideas strongly influenced later generations.
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 A Visitors' Guide to The Famine Warhouse
The Young Ireland movement which attracted journalists, barristers, historians and poets was initiated by the Protestant intellectual, Thomas Davis and comprised some of the most brilliant names in modern Irish history.
The Young Irelanders were influenced by the interdenominational ideals of Wolfe Tone and the United Irishmen of the 1790s.
The Young Irelanders were deeply influenced by these events and the success of liberal, romantic nationalism on the European mainland inspired the movement to contemplate revolution in Ireland.
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 ireland.com - The Irish Times - Sat, Aug 19, 2006 - Repeal attempt fails but Juve to fight on
Repeal attempt fails but Juve to fight on
Italian football scandal:  Italian giants Juventus yesterday failed in their attempt to have their relegation to Serie B repealed at an arbitration hearing handled by CONI, Italy's overall sports authority.
Last month Juventus were stripped of their 2005 and 2006 league titles, relegated to Serie B and penalised 17 points for the club's prominent role in the "Footballgate" match-fixing scandal. Login or subscribe for more.
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 Gilder Lehrman Center: Sources: Selected letters from O'Connell's private correspondence
The people of Ireland are true to the heart's core; the clergy of the people are as sincere in their love of fatherland as they are eminent in Christian zeal and fervent piety.
Old Ireland, holding the principles of moral force, remained attached to O'Connell; Young Ireland, led by Smith O'Brien, Meagher, Mitchell, and Duffy, weary of delay, formed the Irish Confederation, preached the doctrine of physical force, and drifted into revolution.
The Repeal Association is a legal body because it disclaims any use of force or violence to achieve the Repeal of the Union Statute.
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 County Louth 1848
When the exhilarating beverage for which the place possesses a wide-world reputation, had beguiled their fatigue, they indulged in some lusty shouts for Mitchell, Young Ireland, and Repeal.
The soldiers distributed themselves through the several taverns, and no cry was heard issuing thence but ‘Repeal, Repeal'.
The thrilling cry of ‘Repeal’ passed from the soldier’s lips; like an electric stream it shot through the hearts of the emigrants.
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 Ireland-myths - Site Map
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