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The GAA & Revolution in Ireland 1913-1923
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-26 - Publisher:

The decade between the labour conflict (the 'Lockout') of 1913 and the end of the Civil War in 1923 was one of seismic upheaval. How a major sporting and national body - the GAA - both influenced and was influenced by this upheaval is a rich and complex story. These
The GAA and Revolution in Ireland 1913–1923
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: Gearoid Ó Tuathaigh
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-01 - Publisher: Gill & Macmillan Ltd

The decade between the labour conflict (the ‘Lockout’) of 1913 and the end of the Civil War in 1923 was one of seismic upheaval. How the GAA – a major sporting and national body – both influenced and was influenced by this upheaval is a rich and multifaceted story. Leading
Sport and Protest
Language: en
Pages: 134
Authors: Cathal Kilcline
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-20 - Publisher: Routledge

Sporting mega-events habitually spawn protests from local groups discommoded by the building of new infrastructure, environmental lobbies contesting the long-term legacies of such events, and expressions of outrage at the expenditure of public funds on events often restricted to an elite selection of participants and spectators. Are these protest movements
Birth of the Border
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: Cormac Moore
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-29 - Publisher: Merrion Press

The 1921 partition of Ireland had huge ramifications for almost all aspects of Irish life and was directly responsible for hundreds of deaths and injuries, with thousands displaced from their homes and many more forced from their jobs. Two new justice systems were created; the effects on the major religions
New Perspectives on Association Football in Irish History
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Conor Curran, David Toms
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-23 - Publisher: Routledge

This book assesses association football’s history and development in Ireland from the late 1870s until the early twenty-first century. It focuses on four key themes—soccer’s early development before and after partition, the post-Emergency years, coaching and developing the game, and supporters and governance. In particular, it examines key topics such