Talk:History of Ireland (1801–1923)

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Discussion[edit]

I have removed some of the text added by User:RAA. While some of it was good quality, other parts of it were POV and misleading. For example, the "Radical War" and the Chartist agitation of the 1830s in Britain had nothing to do with the aftermath of the 1798 rebellion in Ireland and nothing to do with Catholic Emancipation either. Re the Act of Union, it is widely accepted that Cornwallis used peerages as bribes in getting the act passed and not, as stated, for services to the British state. Re "other encouragments", well if there was no other bribery, ok, lets hear the evidence. Finally, use of the word "revisionist" as a term of abuse is pointless. Its not as if there was once a "correct" version of history that some nasty people have "revised" on us. Let the facts speak for themselves. Also, the Fenians did have a substantial presence in rural Ireland in the 19th century, there's no allegedly about it.

Jdorney 14:17, 17 January 2006 (UTC)

Kevrob 18:38, 8 August 2006 (UTC) Removed description of the Irish Republican Brotherhood as "Jesuit". The Roman Catholic Church, of which the Society of Jesus is an order, condemned membership in secret societies such as the IRB.

Thanks for that, clearly vandalism, don't know how it slipped in Jdorney 23:35, 8 August 2006 (UTC)

Needs References added tag[edit]

This article needs to be referenced! I do not think it right to remove un-referenced material without giving editors the opportunity the chance to reference their material, but it must have some time frame. Regards --Domer48 20:47, 9 March 2007 (UTC)

no canals and the famine[edit]

No canals in the 1840s? There were plenty but they didn't run into the worst areas of starvation.Red Hurley 22:24, 24 March 2007 (UTC)

I changed that, despite the fact it had been left there for what I can only assume must have been a year --Danfly (talk) 19:59, 28 June 2008 (UTC)

References are needed![edit]

I’m a relatively new User, and one of the first things I learned was the material you contribute, has to be referenced. I learned this the hard way, by having whole sections removed on me. As the Tag states at the top of the Article, editors would be well within their rights to turn this article into a stub. I would be willing to take on sections of this article, but would need some support. Regards --Domer48 18:26, 5 April 2007 (UTC)

Yeah I've been trying to find sources supporting some of the claims. I can't seem to find one backing this one though: The financial cost of such events, political backlash and concerns for the safety of the subjects of Ireland must also have been paramount. I'll try looking through some books rather than the internet, but that statement may need to be altered. --Danfly (talk) 15:22, 12 May 2008 (UTC)

Reliablility of the famine section[edit]

So far I have found 2 factual inaccuracies in the famine section. This has led me to seriously question its reliability. If anyone else has an interest in improving this article I suggest you look at this section in particular --Danfly (talk) 12:26, 29 June 2008 (UTC)

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Rename as political history?[edit]

It's a good article but I don't see much here on economic history, science and steady emigration (not just during the famine).86.42.221.134 (talk) 14:05, 18 November 2008 (UTC)

RFC: Irish history series[edit]

I have opened a discussion on a reorganisation of the series of articles dealing with Irish history at Talk:History of Ireland#RFC: Irish history series. --RA (talk) 23:09, 15 March 2010 (UTC)