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least, although it was rarely at full capacity at any stage in the seventeenth century. The opening of Parliament or other days of great theatre, such as the giving of the royal assent or the arrival of a new lord lieutenant, would ensure a higher than average attendance in both houses, but there was never a complete complement of MPs or peers in attendance. Even then, it is quite likely that there were individuals among the peerage of Ireland who had no estate in the kingdom or any other connection, and were unlikely to have ever visited Parliament, or perhaps even

in Ireland in crisis
Hungarian Jewry and the wartime Jewish refugee crisis in Austria- Hungary

arrival, the Lord Lieutenant (főispán) of Sáros county, where Bártfa was located, noted that they were indeed in a state of great privation. Contagious diseases had broken out among them, including numerous cases of scarlet fever among the children.12 The military commander assigned by Budapest to Bártfa immediately arranged for their transport to the interior of the Monarchy. Equipped with an official policy hewn out of the chaotic improvisations that characterised the initial refugee arrangements, he divided them into groups based on wealth: those with means to

in Europe on the move
The role of Dublin in James Yonge’s Memoriale (1412)

reading practices (Notre Dame, IN, 2013). GRIBBEN 9781526113245 PRINT.indd 17 20/04/2017 15:33 Theresa O’Byrne 18 translation of Giraldus Cambrensis’s Expugnatio Hibernica and Latin copies of both his Expugnatio Hibernica and his Topographia Hibernica.4 In 1422, Yonge finished a translation of the Secreta secretorum, a popular mirror for princes, under the patronage of James Butler, fourth earl of Ormond, who was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland when he commissioned the work. Titled The gouernaunce of prynces, Yonge’s work presented to its Dublin audience advice on

in Dublin

House of Lords Select Committee.65 Relatives of those confined as dangerous lunatics were also uneasy; in 1853, Edward F., a thirty-three year-old labourer, was committed as a dangerous lunatic to Wexford gaol after an assault on a relative and an attempt to hang himself. While he was confined his mother sent a memorial to the Lord Lieutenant requesting that his transfer to the asylum be expedited.66 Similarly, in 1867 the father of James C., who was confined in Athy gaol in county Kildare, petitioned for his transfer to Carlow asylum or Waterford asylum.67 Families

in Negotiating insanity in the southeast of Ireland, 1820–1900
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existence – having within twenty years had an independent legislature – having still her separate courts of justice, and distinct departments of executive government’ (Jenkins 2001: 42). Over the course of the nineteenth century, the offices of Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, based in Phoenix Park, and Chief Secretary of Ireland, in Dublin Castle, governed Ireland, overseeing a system of departments and boards which developed incrementally. Normally, either the Lord Lieutenant or Chief Secretary were members of the Cabinet. Mansergh has commented that the ‘most lasting

in Devolution in the UK

peace with the royalists and stave off destruction at the hands of the parliament. As the royalist coalition established by the earl of Ormond in early 1649 failed to halt the inexorable advance of parliament’s forces, Ireland’s Catholics once more proved willing to embrace alternatives. The Catholic hierarchy first pressurised Ormond into resigning his royal commission as lord lieutenant and, after Charles II’s deal with the Scots, they requested aid from the duke of Lorraine given that his ‘His Majesty throweth away the nation … [and] will have no friends but the

in Irish Catholic identities
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An Irish editor in London and America

their intimacy with the population, the bishops had been privy to the subterranean manoeuvres of the Fenians and their allies long before the state authorities. By the spring of 1865, however, officials in Dublin Castle were aware that something was afoot and they were, in particular, exercised at what was viewed as subversion in sections of the press. O’Brennan and his newspaper were prominent in these concerns. The Solicitor General wrote to the Lord Lieutenant that the matter had ‘reached a point at which the interference of the executive seems to me to be

in Irish journalism before independence

arranged for her to join the Drumcondra branch of Sinn Féin and introduced her to his friend Helena Molony, who brought her into the fold of the nationalist women’s organisation Inghinidhe na hÉireann (Daughters of Erin). Years later, after their friendship had soured due to political differences, the countess insisted that Hobson only patronised her in order to gain another ally in his power struggle with Griffith. 26 After reading an Irish Times account of the Lord Lieutenant Lord Aberdeen’s interest in a number of Boys’ Brigades and Boy

in Na Fianna Éireann and the Irish Revolution, 1909–23
Geographical networks of auxiliary medical care in the First World War

of which was driven by Lady Aberdeen, the Lord Lieutenant's wife. 56 The large reception rooms were ideal for hospital wards – surgical and recuperative – and immediately began to take in soldiers from hospital ships docked in Dublin Harbour. 57 Separate spaces were created for officers and enlisted men. Most of the other hospitals also took in a mix of both

in Medicine, health and Irish experiences of conflict 1914–45
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imperial rule in Ireland (the suppression of the Irish language, the expropriation of Irish landowners, the employment of informers, the sentencing of captured rebels to be shot) and gave them a comic and romantic treatment in a bid to neutralize their offensiveness. The action takes place in 1800 against the background of the attempt by the Lord Lieutenant, the Earl of Newtown, to eliminate

in Imperialism and music