Republic of Ireland

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  • Irish Immigrants In The 19th Century

    During the 1800’s, the potato famine in Ireland caused around one million Irish people to immigrate to America. They settled in cities and worked in factories, and generally, were pretty poor. With the Irish immigration came a lot of Anti-Irish Sentiment from the Americans. That leads us back to the question- were Irish considered white in the 19th century America? Well, that depends on what your definition of “white” is. Obviously, it is a color...or rather, lack of color. It can also be used…

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  • British Rule In Ireland

    Ireland Ireland, under British rule was a very mistreated and violent country. They are better off now, without the rule of the English Crown. Ireland, before Britain came into the picture, did not have a true leader for the country. The country was not even claimed by a big civilization like Britain and Rome for over a thousand years. Once Britain gained their rule over Ireland, over time the Irish society was severely affected and their land was stolen. The colonist and the Irish were violent…

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  • The Troubles In Northern Ireland

    because Northern Ireland was divided between the Protestant unionists and the Roman Catholic nationalists. The unionists wanted to remain part of United Kingdom while the nationalists wanted to join the Republic of Ireland. The Catholic in Ireland felt discriminated against by the Protestant majority who made up most of parliament. The conflict began in 1968 and ended in 1998. First, Irish people rioted against British rule, and eventually parted from them creating the Republic of Ireland.…

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  • Irish Diaspora History

    Background on Ireland and the Conflict The history of Ireland can be traced back extensively with various groups laying claim to it. This history is very convoluted and long, yet for Ireland, a very important part of its history lies in the interactions between it and Britain. Over the centuries, there has been much repression, conflict and animosity that to this day ravages the Emerald Isle. These interactions can be looked all the way back to 1169 when the Normans, who later became modern…

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  • Analysis Of 'A Modest Proposal' By Jonathan Swift

    Cassie Manoogian Dr. Altman English 102 27 October 2014 #RRC 8 Jonathan Swift was a minister in eighteenth-century Ireland who became tired of listening to the complaining of the rich of how the children of poor people were a burden to their parents and the country and how they needed to be beneficial to the rest of society. Swift is known for his satirical writings, but in this piece he was trying to prove a point to society of how heartless they were becoming and how ridiculous they sounded.…

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  • Myth Or A Man Chapter 14 Analysis

    bustling campus of Trinity College on his left‒looking back across the street there was the Trinity Capitol Hotel. An old 1800s, cozy, three-story brick building that wrapped around the corner where it bordered Tara Street. Since it was 6:30 pm in Ireland; the streets were jammed with college students that were party hopping and shopping at the many storefronts that dotted the strip. McGinty was a swift walker. And as the crowd parted for him, he led his company through the front door…

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  • Irish Nationalism: A Political Cartoon Analysis

    On the one hand, IRA control over crime and violence could gain support from the community, as a means to an end, as such a high volume of crimes committed in a majority Catholic area would have a negative impact on the Catholic community across Ireland as a whole, and by using extreme measures they could act as a deterrence. However, on the other hand it could have acted to almost undermine the movement itself, as an organisation which couldn’t control its members and supporters, and reverted…

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  • The Importance Of Biddy Early: Healer

    period of time in which there was a great desire to connect and revitalize the old energies of folklore, myth, and magic with the new, creating a new cultural nation of Ireland. Lady Gregory’s 1910 folklore “Biddy Early: Healer,” is composed of multiple folklore of the aid Biddy Early gave to the poor, desperate rural people of Ireland during the Post-Famine Era in 1890. Although some people had doubted Biddy Early, the mythical and magical lore associated with her proved her to be reliable and…

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  • St. Patrick's Day Analysis

    Patrick’s Day in Ireland had caught up to the leading western cities and had become a fixated, annual festival. Attracting media coverage, St. Patrick’s Day had begun to excite people. The parade, being the centerpiece, was not only attracting the public crowd but also as income opportunities. By the 1990 game changing parade in Dublin, crowds were estimated at 300,000–1,000 being from abroad–watching participants at 6000. The media coverage from different countries, whether it was live…

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  • Is Religion Argumently Violent?

    In this essay I will argue that religion is not inherently violent, it is in the nature of the people to be violent. I will do this by showing, through various case studies such as the Caribbean and de la Casas and the troubles in Northern Ireland. I will also use the Holocaust as a case because even though it may not have been religiously motivated, it is still grounded in the context of religion. These will help to further my view that it is the people who are violent because I will show that…

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