"The Legacy of the 1918 general election in Ireland"

Coleman, M. (Advisor)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Description

This lecture by Dr Marie Coleman, will explore the result of the last all-Ireland general election, held in December 1918 after the end of the First World War. The manifestos of the main parties, the result of the election - nationally and in particular locally in Ulster, and the wider significance for Anglo-Irish relations will be examined. It will also look at the work of the first Dáil Éireann established on foot of Sinn Féin's electoral success.
Period28 Feb 2019
Held atCorrymeela, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionRegional

Keywords

  • Sinn Féin
  • 1918 general election