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Newspapers and Newsmakers: The Dublin Nationalist Press in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Ann Andrews


Focussing on the years 1842 to 1867, Newspapers and Newsmakers evaluates the impact of the Dublin nationalist press on the Irish nationalist cause in its aspirations to overthrow the 1800 Act of Union and establish an independent Irish nation. The Dublin nationalist journalists were totally immersed in Irish nationalist activities, whether by reporting news or creating it, often risking danger to themselves from the British government. Beginning with The Nation, a newspaper that heralded a new era of Irish political and cultural nationalism, this book charts the Dublin nationalist press’s emph ... More

Keywords: Dublin nationalist press, journalists, repeal of the union famine, cultural nationalism, young Ireland, Daniel O’Connell, Irish nationalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781781381427
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781781381427.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ann Andrews, author