Emancipation, Famine & Religion: Ireland under the Union, 1815–1870.

Perspective

  1. Ireland: society and economy, 1815–1870
  2. Ireland: politics and administration, 1815–1870
  3. Ireland: culture & religion, 1815–1870

Case Study

  1. The campaign for Catholic Emancipation, 1823–1829
  2. Private Responses to the Famine
  3. The Synod of Thurles, 1850

Personality

  1. Mary Aikenhead, catholic nun and founder of the irish sisters of charity
  2. William Carleton, novelist
  3. Paul Cullen, archbishop & cardinal
  4. William Dargan, engineer, railway contractor, and entrepreneur
  5. Thomas Davis, nationalist, journalist
  6. Charles Kickham, author and fenian leader
  7. Asenath Nicholson, missionary, philanthropist and traveller
  8. Daniel O’Connell, lawyer & politician
  9. James Stephens, railway engineer, republican nationalist, and founder of the fenians
  10. Charles Edward Trevelyan, british civil servant

Concept

  1. Dowry and Marriage
  2. Economic Depression
  3. Evangelicalism
  4. Famine
  5. Laissez-Faire
  6. Landlordism
  7. Nationality, Nation, Nationalism
  8. Physical Force
  9. The Union
  10. Ultramontanism