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strength of Sinn Féin

Michael O"Flannagan

strength of Sinn Féin

the presidential address... at the annual Ard-Fheis of Sinn Féin, 14th October, 1934

by Michael O"Flannagan

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Published by Sinn Fein Standing Committee in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sinn Fein -- History.,
  • Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1922-,
  • Ireland -- History -- 1922- -- Sources.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementdelivered by Michael O"Flanagan.
    GenreSources.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. ;
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20403967M

    Nearly a year earlier, in JanuaryWoodrow Wilson had issued his Fourteen Points policy, which seemed to promise that self-government and self-determination would become the norm in international relations. Although the state was declared to be a republic, no provision was made for a head of state. O'Neill" was used during the s. A nationalism linked positively to the demands of the poorest and most marginal elements in the peasantry would have risked losing the support of the most powerful class in the Irish countryside and would have represented a substantially weaker challenge to the British state.

    While the rest of the United Kingdom fought the 'Khaki election' on other issues involving the British parties, in Ireland four major political parties had national appeal. The republicans refused to consider a peace settlement that did not include a commitment to British withdrawal, a retreat of the British Army to its barracks, and a release of republican prisoners. In response, more than prisoners refused to wear prison clothes. Mary MacSwiney left in when members decided to accept the pensions. In addition, they recruited many young nationalists from the north, who had not been involved in the IRA before but had been radicalised by the violence that broke out in

    When a split seemed imminent, O'Flanagan mediated an agreement between Griffith and Plunkett, and a group known as the Strength of Sinn Féin book House Committee was formed, tasked with organising forthcoming by-elections and sending an envoy to the Paris peace conference. Its leaders, such as Michael Collins 28 and de Valera 36were young militant politicians, like most of the new voters and their imprisoned republican candidates. The party also took most of the credit for the successful campaign to prevent the introduction of conscription in Mortars were useful to the IRA as they could hit targets at short range, which could lead to effective attacks in built-up urban areas. They re-instated the ceasefire in Julyand it has been in operation since then. In Augusta confrontation between Catholic residents of the Bogside and the Royal Ulster Constabulary RUC in Derry following an Apprentice Boys of Derry march led to a large communal riot now referred to as the Battle of the Bogside — three days of fighting between rioters throwing stones and petrol bombs on one side, and police who saturated the area with CS gas and other unionists on the other.


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Contemporary documents also suggest a degree of intimidation of opponents. The party's vision foresees the unity of the people of this island. It is finished".

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The IRA's armed campaign, primarily in Northern Ireland but also in England and mainland Europe, caused the deaths of over 1, people. However, such a grand coalition could be unwieldy and fall apart in the short to medium term.

It had also been characterised, particularly in Griffith's writings, by a fierce hostility to trade union militancy and socialism. In addition, some IRA members carried out attacks against Protestant civilians.

And that was before Labour announced on Wednesday that it was out. The quick turnaround is likely an attempt to rush the deal through before either of the two main parties can be subject to backlash from party hardliners.

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The conference instructed a joint committee of representatives from the two sections to arrange a basis for co-operation. The Ulster Unionists' resistance to All-Ireland self-government remained unresolved, and little account was taken of Unionist reservations about what they contended would be Catholic rule from Dublin.

However abstentionism was also a dominant feature of debate. Land hunger, exacerbated by the cessation of emigration, seems to have remained the only force which generated large-scale popular action.

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