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'Ulsteria': the fortunes of the Irish language under Stormont 1921-72

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de Brún, Fionntán (2010) 'Ulsteria': the fortunes of the Irish language under Stormont 1921-72. In: Conflicts in the North of Ireland 1900-2000: Flashpoints and Fracture Zones. (Eds: Parkinson, Alan F. and Phoenix, Éamon), Four Courts Press, pp. 202-222. ISBN 978-1-84682-189-9 [Book section]

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Abstract

This article examines the fortunes of the Irish language during the life of the Northern Ireland Parliament 1921-72, generally referred to as Stormont (although the Stormont building itself was not opened until 1932). Within its discussion of Unionist and Nationalist attitudes towards the Irish language, this article traces the increasing provincial bias of the Irish language movement in Northern Ireland under Partition and places this in the broader context of competing polarities within nationalism and unionism: national/ provincial and United Kingdom/regional.

Item Type:Book section
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Irish Language and Literature
Research Institutes and Groups:Irish and Celtic Studies Research Institute
ID Code:16071
Deposited By:Dr Fionntan De Brun
Deposited On:28 Oct 2010 18:12
Last Modified:15 Aug 2012 10:24

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