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    Binary Gender Roles

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    morning’s discussion with the former Lord Mayor put Derry much more into perspective for someone who is an outsider and is not educated well on The Troubles or Irish politics, past and present. In comparison to the current antics of American politics, Ireland and those a part of the United Kingdom are facing similar topics, though on a different scale. One of the most prevalent issues the former Lord Mayor talked about were gender rights, branching off briefly on women’s rights to abortions in…

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    King John Lackland

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    King John of England, also known as John Lackland, was born either in late 1166 or early 1167 at the Tower of London. He was the youngest son of Eleanor of Aquitaine and King Henry II, the latter controlling a ‘territory that stretched from the pyrenees in the south of France to the very borders of Scotland’. His father held considerable claims of territories at the time, and was part of a Royal House known as the Angevins. Due to the size of his controlled lands, they collectively became known…

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    The Sniper Symbolism

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    ”The Sniper” was published during the Irish civil war (January 1923) by the republican Liam O’Flaherty. It takes place as night falls in Dublin. Shots eccho. A young Republican sniper lies on a rooftop. He lights a cigarette; risks revealing himself. Instantantly, a bullet hits the parapet, behind which he hides. A car approaches and halts down the street. A woman appears from a side-street. She speaks with the driver and points to the sniper. Without thinking, he shoots the driver, and the…

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    The Zubeck Family

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    Czechoslovakia and Mrs. Zubeck side of the family are from Ireland, two different cultures with different views. Throughout this project I will describe, each culture belief and values along with the Zubeck. The Irish Culture: Northern Irish The island of Ireland is known as Eire in Irish Gaelic. The name of the capital city, Belfast, comes from the city’s Gaelic name, Beal Feirste, meaning “ mouth of the sandy ford.” Northern Ireland is located on the second largest island of the British…

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    Congress The 31st International Eucharistic Congress was held in Dublin from June 22nd to the 26th. It became one of the largest Eucharistic conferences of the 20th century. At the time Ireland was home to over three million Catholics and the congress commemorated the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. The chosen theme was "The Propagation of the Sainted Eucharist by Irish Missionaries”. The congress offered the Free State a chance to show case itself on an international stage…

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    Miss Julie is naturalistic play written by August Strindberg in 1888. A naturalistic piece is a more extreme form of realism that is defined as “An avant-garde movement, which flourished between 1880 and 1914, that portrayed heredity and environmental factors as the primary causes of human behavior through the accurate rendition of external realities,” explains editor Tobin Nellhaus. Miss Julie contains these naturalistic elements as it takes place in real time and focuses heavily on survival of…

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    Joyce's short story "Eveline" is set in Dublin during the turn of 20th century. Ireland in the early 1900's was suffering greatly because of the ongoing struggle against English occupation. An observation made about Dublin during this time frame is that “the Irish capital is paralysed by Catholicism, by the English imperialism, by grave poverty and social injustice” (Boyson). Ireland still had not yet recovered from the famine from fifty years earlier that had led to mass migration, starvation,…

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    Ireland Research Paper

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    Ireland is a very interesting country full wonderful people and amazing landscape. There are many interesting facts about Ireland. Irish culture and practices are also very interesting. Although my heritage is Irish my family practices very few things that the Irish people do. Ireland is in Europe neighboring England and Scotland. Ireland is an island off the west edge of Europe, right below Scotland and just to the left of The United Kingdom. Ireland is 27,136 square miles. Compared to…

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    In the tenth century A.D. Ireland was taken over by Vikings they killed there men and took their women they forced the Irish in land. Ireland’s biggest problem being that it was divided in they had one king but he was not truly king Ireland was divided into kingdoms and tribes that try take over each other. In the year of 941 the answer to their problem was born in the kingdom Munster the 12th son of a chief the boys name is Brian Boru who would one day save all of Ireland from their biggest…

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    beginning centuries in which the whole of Ireland was owned and governed by Britain, political issues were raised from the way in which Britain treated the people of Ireland and furthermore used them only to profit for the motherland of England. The British government boldly put forward governed acts against the Irish working people; these acts were established throughout the 17th century. The way in which the British government drove their proposed acts on Ireland made it harsher for the Irish…

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