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Dissecting Irish politics : essays in honour of Brian Farrell

Dissecting Irish politics : essays in honour of Brian Farrell

Author: Tom Garvin; Maurice Manning; R K Sinnott
Publisher: Dublin : University College, 2004.
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This volume contains essays on Irish politics.


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Named Person: Brian Farrell; Brian Farrell; Brian Farrell
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Garvin; Maurice Manning; R K Sinnott
ISBN: 1904558127 9781904558125
OCLC Number: 495259266
Description: 1 vol. (X-262 p.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1 Brian Farrell - political scientist, teacher, broadcaster and colleague by Maurice Manning; 2 Cogadh na nCarad: the creation of the Irish political elite by Tom Garvin; 3 The Governor-General and the Boundary Commission crisis of 1924-5 by Ronan Keane; 4 De Valera and democracy by Peter Mair; 5 The suicidal army: civil-military relations and strategy in independent Ireland by Theo Farrell; 6 The role of Taoiseach: chairman or chief? by Garret FitzGerald; 7 Paying for government by Niamh Hardiman; 8 The office of ombudsman in Ireland by Michael Mills; 9 Irish government and European governance by Brigid Laffan; 10 Critical elections and the prehistory of the Irish party system by John Coakley; 11 Funding for referendum campaigns: equal or equitable? by Richard Sinnott; 12 Before campaigns were 'modern': Irish electioneering in times past by David Farrell; 13 The parliamentary lobby system by Stephen Collins; 14 The best newsmen we can expect? by Jean Blondel; 15 Government and broadcasting: maintaining a balance by Peter Feeney; List of Brian Farrell's publications; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Tom Garvin, Maurice Manning, Richard Sinnott.


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