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The scattered Irish
Patrick O’Leary

have been constantly exposed to Irish influences, of whatever stream of Irish culture, during their upbringing. The question of dual loyalty, British and Irish, is briefly dealt with in chapter 4. In any event, it can hardly be denied that the early experiences and upbringing of persons born of Irish parents of whatever ethnic or cultural heritage were likely to be different to

in Servants of the empire
Sophia Cross

. The plantation schemes implemented under Elizabeth I, James I and Oliver Cromwell, during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, 10 continued the trends of previous English monarchs who, beginning with Henry II in 1171, had set about colonizing Ireland. Through the power of such legislation as the Statute of Kilkenny (1366) 11 the English government tried to prevent an Irish culture from taking

in Cultural identities and the aesthetics of Britishness
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National identity in The Wild Irish Girl and Sybil
Andrew Ballantyne

unsophisticated, and slow to submit to the salutary and ennobling influence of the arts. 8 He sets out for the west coast and finds, and by degrees comes to appreciate, the genuine, uncontaminated, Irish culture which is still alive there. At first, however, the descriptions contrast the magnificence of the scenery with the wretchedness of the lives of the peasantry, treated like slaves

in Cultural identities and the aesthetics of Britishness
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Lindsay J. Proudfoot and Dianne P. Hall

kilometres by the early 1850s. Campbell presents Ryan as something of a diasporic figure: a man whose values and sense of self were moulded in the (contested) moral economy of the Ireland of his youth but were also mediated by his experience in Australia. Campbell rejects the idea of an immutable, transportable Irish culture. He argues instead that the local worlds created and enacted by Edward Ryan and his Irish tenants and

in Imperial spaces
Alan Bairner

Elizabeth Malcolm, ‘Popular recreation in nineteenth century Ireland’, in Oliver MacDonagh, W. F. Mandle & Pauric Travers (eds), Irish Culture and Nationalism, 1750–1950 , London, 1983, pp. 40–55, at p. 46. 40 Quoted in Holt, Sport and the British , p. 238

in ‘An Irish Empire’?
Angela McCarthy

press, our understanding of Irishness has deepened beyond a focus on national characteristics. David Fitzpatrick’s utilisation of personal letters exchanged between Ireland and Australia explored Irish culture, including networks, marriage, religion, work, education, home life, recreation, and conversation. While acknowledging that such aspects were ‘not restricted to Irish settlers in the New World

in Scottishness and Irishness in New Zealand since 1840
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Nostalgia, memory and the empire of things
Antoinette Burton

How different it is in this respect from its Irish contemporary, Brian Friel’s Dancing at Lughnasa , which was published in 1990 and is also set in both the 1930s and 1980s. As Declan Kiberd has observed, ‘by exploring the parallels between African and Celtic harvest festivals’, Friel’s play ‘brought to the fore the post-colonial elements of Irish culture after a decade of chronic emigration and

in British culture and the end of empire
Keith Jeffery

, ‘Irish culture and the Great War’, Bullán: an Irish Studies Journal , I (1994), pp. 88–90. 76 Text of address, 27 April 1924, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI), Nugent Papers, D.3835/E/7/23. 77 Mid

in ‘An Irish Empire’?
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Keith Jeffery

nationalists and the Empire, see H. V. Brasted, ‘Irish nationalism and the British Empire in the late nineteenth century’, in Oliver MacDonagh, W. F. Mandle & Pauric Travers (eds), Irish Culture and Nationalism, 1750–1950 , Dublin, 1983, pp. 83–103. 44 Chamberlain, Britain and India , p. 171

in ‘An Irish Empire’?
The wider impact of the South African War
Donal Lowry

Empire’, in O. MacDonagh (ed.), Irish Culture and Nationalism (Canberra, 1983), passim. 68 Ward, Ireland and Anglo-American Relations, pp. 32,45; F. M. Carroll, American Opinion and the Irish Question (Dublin, 1978), pp. 9, 57

in The South African War reappraised