Ireland and the British Empire

  • Britain and Ireland, 1789-1801
  • Another View: Why Ireland Wasn't a Colony
  • "An Éirinneach nó Sassanach tú?" — Are You Irish or English?
  • Wellington on injustice and danger in Ireland
  • The Irish Famine: 1845-49
  • "The sufferings of the poor Irish emigrant" — Emigration (Illustrated London News, 1851)
  • The Depopulation of Ireland
  • The Maynooth Grant
  • The Lichfield House Compact, 1835
  • A review of Amy E. Martin's Alter-Nations: Nationalisms, Terror, and the State in Nineteenth-century Britain and Ireland (2012)
  • Anti-Irish Propaganda: George Cruikshank's illustrations for Maxwell's History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798 (1845)
  • Postcolonial Critical Theory (opens in new window)
  • Politics and Society in Victorian Ireland

  • Benjamin Disraeli on the Irish Question
  • Daniel O'Conell
  • “a State Church, established by despotism and confiscation on the ruins of the Church of the people”
  • J.S. Mill's ideas of land reform
  • 27 editorial cartoons about Land Reform, Home Rule, and Gladstone from Fun
  • Amy E. Martin on Fenianism
  • Daniel O’Connell: “Ireland is the only Christian unsullied by persecution of the Jews”
  • Science, Technology, and Politics

  • Science and Empire in Victorian Ireland:
    The Evidence of British Association Meetings in Ireland
  • The Practical Arts in Irish Culture
  • The Irish in England

  • Anti-Irish Prejudice

    The Irish Question in British periodicals

  • “Ireland” (Fraser’s Magazine, 1866)
  • Representations of Ireland and the Irish in English Literature

  • Jonathan Swift ("A Modest Proposal")
  • Thomas Carlyle (the Irish poor)
  • Elizabeth Gaskell (Irish strikebreakers in North and South
  • Charles Kingsley
  • "The Tears on the Shamrock" (1847)
  • Representations of Ireland [continued]

  • Anthony Trollope — novels set in Ireland:
  • [Review of] James H. Murphy's Irish Novelists and the Victorian Age
  • Ireland and the Visual Arts

  • The Celtic Revival
  • Popular and Applied Arts in the Celtic Revival
  • Representations of Ireland and the Irish in Punch
  • Nineteenth-century Irish Writers

  • Dion Boucicault
  • Margaret Brew
  • George Egerton
  • Sarah Grand
  • Iota (Kathleen Mannington Caffyn)
  • Annie Keary
  • Charles Lever
  • Emily Lawless
  • Rosa Mulholland
  • Lord Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett
  • George Bernard Shaw [material needed]
  • John Millington Synge [material needed]
  • Thomas Moore
  • Oscar Wilde
  • William Butler Yeats [material needed]
  • Geography and Landscape

  • Introduction
  • Dublin
  • Sligo
  • Donegal
  • Westport

  • Last modified 12 July 2020