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Constructive Unionism and the Shaping of Rural Ireland, c. 1880–1921

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  31 October 2008

Frederick H. A. Aalen
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Department of Geography, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.

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Today we can already see a regenerated Ireland, living a new and prosperous life, with a peasantry helped and aided, largely by its own co-operative effort, beyond the peasantry of any other country. Tomorrow we trust to see a self-governing Ireland, still a part of the British Commonwealth. (Barker, Ireland in the Last Fifty Years (1919) 147).

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