Ireland Before and After the Union with Great Britain

J.B. Nichols and Son, 1848 - 424 páginas

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This is a seminal work of art! Written at such a changing time in Ireland, it gives a sense of what state the country was in during this time. I was especially interested in the section dealing with the system of penology in Ireland during this period. Facinating to get a rational account of what the system of imprisonment was like and how the changes in the running of the system were beginning to kick in due to Imperial government legislation. The effect of central goverment on all aspects of social and economic life was brought to the fore statistically and thereby added to an image of the new nineteenth-century power of governmentality.  

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Página 29 - Whereas in pursuance of his Majesty's most gracious recommendation to the two houses of Parliament in Great Britain and Ireland respectively, to consider of such measures as might best tend to strengthen and consolidate the connection between the two kingdoms, the two houses of the Parliament of Great Britain and the two houses of the Parliament of Ireland have severally agreed and resolved...
Página 378 - That a claim of any body of men, other than the king, lords, and commons of Ireland to make laws to bind this kingdom, is unconstitutional, illegal, and a grievance.
Página 324 - And, moreover, we do declare her to be deprived of her pretended title to the kingdom aforesaid, and of all dominion, dignity, and privilege whatsoever.
Página 15 - If, from these last-mentioned records, it be concluded that the parliament of England may bind Ireland, it must also be allowed that the people of Ireland ought to have their representatives in the parliament of England ; and this, I believe, we should be willing enough to embrace ; but this is a happiness we can hardly hope for.
Página 203 - For the success of the undertaking, much must depend upon the character of the individuals who compose the Board ; and upon the security thereby afforded to the country, that while the interests of religion are not overlooked, the most scrupulous care should be taken not to interfere with the peculiar tenets of any description of Christian pupils.
Página 204 - They will require that a Register shall be kept in the Schools, in which shall be entered the attendance or non-attendance of each child on Divine Worship on Sundays. They will, at various times, either by themselves, or by their Inspectors, visit and examine into the state of each School, and report their observations to the Board. They will allow to the individuals or bodies applying for aid, the VOL.
Página 393 - ... and meaning of this article, that at all times after the Union, it shall and may be lawful for His Majesty, his heirs and successors, to keep up the peerage of that part of the United Kingdom called Ireland, to the number of one hundred, over and above the number of such of the said peers as shall be entitled by descent or creation to an hereditary seat in the House of Lords of the United Kingdom.
Página 393 - Assembly; be it therefore enacted by the authority aforesaid, that it shall and may be lawful for His Majesty, his heirs and successors, by...
Página 393 - ... the said period of a year, then and in that case such peerage shall be deemed extinct ; provided that nothing herein shall exclude any person from afterwards putting in a claim to the peerage so deemed extinct; and if such claim shall be allowed as valid, by...
Página 404 - Parliament by law, and, until so defined, shall be those of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, and of its members and committees, at the commencement of this Constitution.

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