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    true Irish State. The Anglo-Irish War proved significant in achieving the latter goal by ridding the southern sector of Ireland from the centuries of grueling oppressive rule and discrimination under Great Britain law. However, the freedom derived hindered a power struggle plagued by a partitioned Island and continued influence of religion. Consequently, the Irish Civil war exemplifies the continuous battle of accepting a partitioned but dominantly Catholic state instead of a united Irish state

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    Home Rule

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    Ireland desperately sought to be free of England’s rule. Because of Ireland’s longing, the Home Rule Movement (HRM) came into existence. In Irish and English history, Home Rule is defined as a political slogan adopted by Irish nationalist in the 19th century to describe their objective of self-government for Ireland (“Home Rule”). The Home Rule Movement started in 1870 and ended in 1922. Isaac Butt and Charles Parnell led the movement (Home Rule). Because the Irish were insistence in obtaining their

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    are unable to live in the same state. Most of these reasons are based on their two different beliefs, religious and other. The majority of Nationalists are Catholic and believe that Ireland should have an all-Irish republic. Their plans are to create an all Ireland nation and break the relations Ireland have with the United Kingdom. Groups within Ireland such as the IRA support these views and want six countries to make up Northern Ireland. Sinn Fein (an Irish Republican Party) who also support

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    regarding Irish history. I was interested in the movie from beginning to end. The actors and actresses in the movie did an outstanding job representing the roles that they were playing. Liam Neeson was an excellent Michael Collins and even bared quite a resemblance. Aiden Quinn played the role of Harry Boland and Julia Roberts played the role of Kitty Kierman. An important stand out role of Eamon de Valera was played by Alan Rickman. This film portrays Michael Collins as an Irish Patriot fighting

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    what countless others had failed to do over the past 700 years: Michael Collins would gain Irish independence but would also be killed achieving it. (Collins, Coogan) Joining the Irish Rebellion Brotherhood (IRB) at a young age, he volunteered for the Rising of 1916 and would witness firsthand Irish failure. The Rising was smashed within a week, but even though it failed it did succeed by reawakening the Irish people and increasing the animosity the two islands already had. Jailed for a few months

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    The Anglo-Irish Treaty

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    Through the course of this investigation an attempt will be made to answer the following question: “To what extent did the Anglo-Irish Treaty lead to the outbreak of the Irish Civil War in 1922?” The examination of the number of issues in the Anglo-Irish Treaty signed in 1921, which caused disagreements; the most evident terms being the Oath of Allegiance to the British crown, the partition of Ireland into North and South and the spilt of the nationalist movements, shall be conducted to come to a

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    Ireland Case Study

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    Ireland, also referred to as and known as the Republic of Ireland, is located in Western Europe. Ireland is seperated from Great Britain to the east by the Irish Sea, St. Georges Channel, and the North Channel. It is the second largest island of the British Isles, third largest in Europe, and the twentieth largest on Earth. A sized example of the island would be estimated to be a little over the size of West Virginia. As of 2015, Ireland’s population was 4,892,305 and was ranked 123 in the world

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    De Valera There are many conditions under which Ireland was divided into two nations. Two main men were the main leaders of this split, Emon de Valera and Michael Collins. Sinn Fein also played a large role. Their differing visions for an Ireland free of British rule was the root motivation for the split. Born in New York City in 1882, Emon de Valera was described as a 'tall, spectacled, schoolmasterly, of Jewish cast' as Tim Healy said. Edward Norman, the author of A History of Modern Ireland,

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    Many people considered the United States a “land of opportunities,” giving them hope into finding a better life that was more suitable for them. As a result, millions of immigrants came to America trying to start over their life, or even better, begin their life. America gave people the opportunity to live on more land, have a more abundant amount of food, and search for better education for their children. Of the millions of immigrants who migrated to the United States over the course of years, my great

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    The Provisional Irish Republican Army When one thinks of terrorism, the conflict in Israel or other Middle Eastern countries usually comes to mind. Although true to some extent there are many other groups in the world that fall under the category of Îterroristsâ. One of these groups is located in Europe, more specifically in Northern Ireland, and is commonly known as the IRA, or the Irish Republican Army. This group has been around for decades and has fought politically and militarily for the liberation

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