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Viceroy

Represented the king in Ireland.

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Nationalists 🇨🇮🇬🇧

Wanted Home Ruled
Thought Ireland was being ruled badly
Home Rule Party represented
John Redmond=Leader.

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Home Rule Party

Represented the Nationalists. Led by John Redmond.

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John Redmond

Home Rule leader. 80 MPs

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The IRB 🇨🇮

Nationalists who wanted a republic.

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What did the IRB want

Independence through violent means.

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IRB leaders

Sean McDermott
Thomas Clarke

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Unionists 🇯🇪

Didn't want any changes.
'Home Rule Rome Rule'
Mostly Protestant
Didn't wanna b overshadowed by Catholics
Only had 20 MPs

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Unionist Leaders

Edward Carson
James Craig

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Cultural Nationalists

Wanted to prevent Anglicisation
Set up movements to encourage Irish traditions and culture

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The GAA

Formed 1884
Michael Cusack
Clubs in most parishes
First All Ireland in 1887

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GAA goals

To increase number of people playing gaelic football and hurling.
To draw up rules for the game
To organise competitions.

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Gaelic League

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.

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Gaelic League founders

Eoin MacNeill
Douglas Hyde.

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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.

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ITGWU

Irish Transport and General Workers' Union
10,000 members by 1913

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William Martin Murphy

Led the employers.

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Dublin Lockout

When the workers of the ITGWU went on strike the employers refused to let them back in to work until they left the Union.

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James Larkin

Founded the ITGWU
Went to USA when union was defeated.

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House of Commons

Had 2 main parties
1. The Liberals
2. The Conservatives

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The Liberal Party

Asquith- leader
Didn't really want Home Rule

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Tories

Andrew Bonar Law
Against Home Rule
Dominated the House of Lords.

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Lloyd George

PM wanted to increase tax on the rich
House of Lords defeat the bill.

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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.

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Parliament Act

1911
Meant the House of Lords could only reject a bill twice

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Third Home Rule Bill

Re entered in 1912
Would become law in 1914

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Act of Union 1801

Meant Éire was part if the UK
Ruled from Westminster
Had 105 MPs
Viceroy representative.