Flashcards in Ireland 1900-14 Deck (27)
Represented the king in Ireland.
Wanted Home Ruled
Thought Ireland was being ruled badly
Home Rule Party represented
Home Rule Party
Represented the Nationalists. Led by John Redmond.
Home Rule leader. 80 MPs
The IRB 🇨🇮
Nationalists who wanted a republic.
What did the IRB want
Independence through violent means.
Didn't want any changes.
'Home Rule Rome Rule'
Didn't wanna b overshadowed by Catholics
Only had 20 MPs
Wanted to prevent Anglicisation
Set up movements to encourage Irish traditions and culture
Clubs in most parishes
First All Ireland in 1887
To increase number of people playing gaelic football and hurling.
To draw up rules for the game
To organise competitions.
1893, Eoin MacNeill and Douglas Hyde
Made to promote Irish
'An Claidheamh Solais'
Timiri went around the country teaching Irish
Encouraged Irish dancing and music.
Gaelic League founders
Anglo-Irish Literary Revival
Where authors wrote about Ireland- as bearla
Members included WB YEATS and LADY GREGORY
Made plays and poems about Irish myths.
Set up the Abbey Theatre.
Irish Transport and General Workers' Union
10,000 members by 1913
William Martin Murphy
Led the employers.
When the workers of the ITGWU went on strike the employers refused to let them back in to work until they left the Union.
Founded the ITGWU
Went to USA when union was defeated.
House of Commons
Had 2 main parties
1. The Liberals
2. The Conservatives
The Liberal Party
Didn't really want Home Rule
Andrew Bonar Law
Against Home Rule
Dominated the House of Lords.
PM wanted to increase tax on the rich
House of Lords defeat the bill.
General Election 1910
Lloyd George against the Veto of House of Lords.
Liberals needed Home Rule Party's help.
Redmond demanded Home Rule in return.
Meant the House of Lords could only reject a bill twice
Third Home Rule Bill
Re entered in 1912
Would become law in 1914