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ULSTER SOLEMN LEAGUE AND COVENANT

The Ulster Covenant was signed by almost half a million men and women from Ulster, on and before 28 September 1912, in protest against the Third Home Rule Bill, introduced by the British Government.


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The Emergence of 'Two Irelands', 1912-'25

http://www.historyireland.com/20th-...rgence-of-the-two-irelands-1912-25/ Added: 24 Sep 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Detailed article from the History Ireland magazine. Covers British domestic politics in the pre-war period and the introduction of the Home Rule bill and how the move towards partition emerged.

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Strand: Later Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 3 Sovereignty 1912-1949

Suggestions for use: Useful article with good overview for the period. Print out and give to students or use for information yourself when talking to the class about the period.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
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Fred Crawford and the UVF Gunrunning

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/12144/11780.docx Added: 18 Jun 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Project

Explores the role played by Fred Crawford in the event known as the 'Larne gunrunning'. Traces Crawford's dealings with the German gun manufacturer Bruno Spiro and his various attempts to arm the Ulster Volunteer Force as they reacted to the possibility of Home Rule.
This essay was a winning entry from a student at Methodist College Belfast in the ‘Decade of Centenaries’ All-Island Schools History Competition 2014 - organised jointly by the Departments of Education in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

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Strand: Later Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 3 Sovereignty 1912-1949

Suggestions for use: Can be used as an example of student work. Also provides an excelent example of historical research by students of events in their locality. Very informative account of the build up to the Larne gunrunning.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
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What is Unionism?

As we understand it in Ireland Unionsim is an ideology which favours the continuation of some form of political union between Ireland and Great Britain. It has developed primarily on maintaining and preserving the place of Northern Ireland within the United Kingdom.

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