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“Much the more political of the two”: Mabel FitzGerald and the Irish revolution

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This article offers an assessment of the career and ideology of the Irish republican and Cumann na mBan activist Mabel FitzGerald, née McConnell (1884–1958). From a staunchly Unionist Belfast Presbyterian family, Mabel converted to republicanism while an undergraduate in the early 1900s. In 1911 she eloped with Desmond FitzGerald, a Catholic poet. The couple became prominent nationalist activists, and participated in the Easter Rising. In 1922 Desmond, now a minister in the provisional govern...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/09670882.2016.1195472

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Cd History Faculty
Oxford college:
Hertford College
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Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis (Routledge) Publisher's website
Journal:
Irish Studies Review Journal website
Volume:
24
Issue:
3
Pages:
291-310
Publication date:
2016-08-01
Acceptance date:
2016-01-28
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EISSN:
1469-9303
ISSN:
0967-0882
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702704
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2018-04-16

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