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Irish political prisoners in England

Irish political prisoners in England

special category "A" : an account of prison life in England based on the experiences of Irish Republican John Higgins, imprisoned between 1976 and 1979.

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Published by Sinn Fein P.O.W. Dept. in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Higgins, John,
  • Prisoners -- England -- Case studies,
  • Prisoners -- Ireland -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSpecial category "A"
    GenreCase studies
    ContributionsSinn Fein. P.O.W. Dept.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV9647 .I75 1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination100 p. :
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23671930M
    LC Control Number2009482186

    The most wide-ranging study ever published of political violence and the punishment of Irish political prisoners from to the founding of the Irish Free State in Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.   The Irish slave trade began when James VI s Irish prisoners as slaves to the New World. His Proclamation of required Irish political prisoners be sent overseas and sold to English.

    Irish Rebels There were several rebellions in Ireland during the convict era, especially in , , and The people of Ireland were agitating for political separation from Britain and large numbers of rebels were transported to Australia. - Explore ndwriter's board "Irish slaves" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Irish, History and American history pins.

    Most people are well aware of the fact that the British government holds hundreds of Irish Republican prisoners of war and political prisoners as a result of its efforts to crush the Irish independence movement. Less well know is the fact that Irish republican POWs are held in several other countries, including the US. The political prisoners' immediate repatriation to prisons in Ireland is the very least we can expect from the British Government, particularly when we consider the special treatment given to the.


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Irish Political Prisoners commences with the legacy of the Anglo Irish and Irish Civil Wars - militancy, division and bitterness.

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The book travels from the embedding of Northern Ireland’s security agenda in the ’s, and the IRA’s search for a role in the ’s (including the bombing campaign against Britain) to the.

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It began in when James 11 issued a proclamation t Irish political prisoners be sent to the Caribbean. It escalated 25 years later under. Between andaboutconvicts were transported from Britain and Ireland to various penal colonies in Australia.

The British Government began transporting convicts overseas to American colonies in the early 17th century. When transportation ended with the start of the American Revolution, an alternative site was needed to relieve further overcrowding of British.

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Indentures agreed to provide up to seven years of labor in return for passage to the New World and food, housing, and shelter. Copies came from friends, relatives and bookstores in Ireland and England.

"For us, education was central," says McMullan, who now runs a support group for ex-prisoners. "We used to say, 'You.

Between ando political prisoners alone were sent to Barbados. This was the first set to come involuntarily as prior to that the Irish had willingly chosen to subject themselves to terms of indenture for the chance to start a new life in the New World upon completion of their contracts.

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This ground-breaking book explores the history of the Irish republican prisoners held in English prisons during the first phase of the Troubles. Their arrival into the British Dispersal System challenged a penal environment devised to cope with a relatively small number of long-term criminal inmates and became a catalyst for a range of Home.

Of theconvicts deported to Australia from England ( to ), only 1, (%) could be considered political prisoners. These were mostly from Ireland, with the rest from England, Scotland and Wales and topped off with some from.

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