A Portrait of the Irish as a Tough Nut

Brogan, Patrick
May 1979
New Republic;5/12/79, Vol. 180 Issue 19, p17
Discusses nineteenth century practical politics and history in Ireland. Protestants versus Catholics; Religion as the reason the Reformation failed to take in Ireland; Irish question and its proposed solution of home rule as a central question of British politics; Protestant contribution to the failure of Ireland to be granted home rule; Lord Randolph Churchill's prediction of rebellion from the predominantly Protestant region of Ulster; Idea of settling the Irish question by partitioning the country.


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