Irish Historical Documents, vol. 5


Bean, Kevin, volume editor, Malcolm, Elizabeth, series editor


Chair of Irish Studies, University of Melbourne, Australia

This volume contains over a hundred original documents and materials covering Irish History from 1922 to today. Included among these documents are Irish Boundary Commission Report 1925, speeches by Craigavon 1939 and Churchill 1943, The Constitution of Ireland 1937, The Offences Against the State Act 1939, Ireland Act 1949, speeches, letters and articles by Noel Browne, John Costello, Archbishop McQuaid, and Sean MacBride regarding The Mother and Child Scheme, Education (Northern Ireland) Act 1947, Statement of end of IRA Campaign 1962, extracts from the Irish News, the News Letter, the Irish Times, the Times and the Daily Mirror on deployment of British troops in 1969, Jack Lynch's speech August 1969, press reports of the Arms Trial 1970, articles from the United Irishman 1969 –1970 and An Phoblacht 1970, extracts from Sean Mac Stiofain Memoirs and Provisional Republican pamphlets 1973, Sunningdale Agreement 1973, The Glover Report 1978, Danny Morrison’s ‘Ballot Paper and Armalite ‘speech 1981, The Anglo Irish Agreement 1985, Gerry Adams’ Politics of Irish Freedom and extracts from Iris Bheag 1986-1989, press reports of Abortion Referendum campaign 1992, extracts from Catholic Church and pro–Divorce campaign statements, Downing Street Declaration 1993, Mitchell Report 1996, The Good Friday Agreement 1998 and David Trimble's Nobel Peace Prize speech 1998. Appendices include the electoral and political statistics for Northern Ireland and the Irish Free State, Eire and the Republic of Ireland 1922-2002

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