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By Nick Pelling

ISBN-10: 0203986555

ISBN-13: 9780203986554

ISBN-10: 0415286719

ISBN-13: 9780415286718

Offering essays, assets with questions and labored solutions, including historical past to every subject inside Irish heritage, Nick Pelling offers an exceptional foundational textual content for the research of Anglo-Irish kin. for hundreds of years the connection among eire and England has been tricky. Anglo-Irish kin, 1798–1922 explores the tempestuous occasions from Wolfe Tone's failed emerging to Michael Collins's arguably extra winning attempt, culminating within the arguable Anglo-Irish treaty of 1921. vintage struggles among key figures, equivalent to O'Connell and Peel, Parnell and Gladstone, and Lloyd George and Michael Collins, are mentioned and analyzed. The deeper concerns in regards to the nature of British Imperial rule and the range of Irish nationalism also are tested, highlighting the historiographical debate surrounding the so-called 'revisionist' view.

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The concessions that the Whigs did give to Ireland, such as the Education Act, the Irish Church Temporalities Act and the Irish Tithe Commutation Act, were given precisely as a means of demonstrating the benign nature of the British government of Ireland under the Act of Union. Despite the five years of the Lichfield House Compact, O’Connell was never able to move the Whigs any closer to the notion of Repeal. To some extent his impotence can be traced back to Peel’s sweeping reduction of the size of the Irish electorate in 1829 and the fact that the 1832 Reform Act only marginally redressed the situation.

Anglo-Irish relations, 1798–1922 18 breaking the law in a way that would undoubtedly lead to widespread violence and probable loss of life, O’Connell climbed down and accepted the ban. This defeat signalled, in effect, the beginning of the end of the Repeal movement. Furthermore, Peel pressed his advantage home quite ruthlessly. In 1844 O’Connell was arrested for language judged to be an incitement to violence. Although it would be an exaggeration to say that prison broke O’Connell, there can be little doubt that the impact of this experience upon the 69-year-old politician left him significantly sapped and demoralised.

It remains a disturbing fact that in 1846 more grain was being exported from Ireland than imported. The winter of 1846–7 was particularly bad and the death rate rose sharply, particularly in the poor regions of Connacht and Munster. The only hope for many was to join the Public Works schemes. By March 1847 three-quarters of a million were building roads in freezing conditions. Horrifying reports of roadside deaths and bodies eaten by dogs began to circulate in the British press. Russell responded by passing the Destitute Poor Act which established soup kitchens for the starving.

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