Irish Policy 1815-1865

Act of Union
1800; passed by Pitt; Ireland to loose their Dublin parliament; 100 MPs for Westminister and 32 Peers created to accomodate
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Co Clare Election
1828: started by Wellingtion for cabinet place for Vesey Fitzgerald; O'Connell wins seat due to coordination of Catholic Association
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Catholic Emancipation Act
1829- allowed Catholics to become MPs (previously had to swear oath to monarch- CofE based)
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Tithe Wars
refusal to pay tithes (1/10 of wage) to church that they didn't belong to.
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Use of Coercion in 1830
specicifcally 1832- 242 murders, 300 attempted and 560 cases of arson.
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Coercion Act
1833 proposed by whigs. gave police larger powers to deal with unrest. "beat and blody Whigs"
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O'Connell as Mayor for Dublin
1841 O'Connell appointed as mayor for Dublin- symbolic
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Church Temporalities Act
1833- massive reorganisation of the Church of Ireland including minimising the number of Bishops and creating formed dioceses.
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Repeal Association
established by O'Connell in 1840- primarily legal and Peel chooses to tolerate it. exists for 4 years
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Young Irelanders
group of middle class extremeists politically motivated and uphold Irish nationalism.
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Peel suspends the Clontarf meeting
1843 October- orders sent as RA becomes violent.
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O'Connell's arrest
1844 he is arrested as it is shown he hints at force. O'Connell is seventy and jailed for a year's term and fined. referred to 'the emancipator'
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Franchise Bill
proposed by Peel in 1844, but whollily rejected by House of Lords.
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Maynooth Grant
1845- £56,000 to be paid to the catholic accepting college
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Establishment of non-denominational colleges
Peel's administration- colleges made in Cork Belfast and Galoway
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Potato Blight and Irish Famine
1845: caused by rotting and failed potato crop, something that consisted of a basic food source for Irish Peasantry. due to Corn Laws, no relieving amount of grain could come in to help the Irish population est. 1 million deaths
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Repeal of the Corn Laws
1846: forced into attention by the Irish Famine.
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1846 Coercion Bill
introduced in Peel's govt, caused the PM's resignation. never passed into legislation
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Encouragement of Landlords to
Encouragement of Landlords to...set up boards to help the distressed.
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Labour Rate Act
1846. made hunger relief and creation of jobs the responsibility of the local authorities
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Irish Relief Expenditure #
totalled £1 million
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Emmigration abroad # 1845-1855
2 million to areas like Scotland and USA
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Banned Fenian Newspaper
1865
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Armed Rebelion
1863 Failed.
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Fenian headline attack on mainland Britain
September 1867- police shot in rescue of two arrested Fenians. 1867 Clarkenwell prison 12 dead.
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1828: started by Wellingtion for cabinet place for Vesey Fitzgerald; O'Connell wins seat due to coordination of Catholic Association

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Co Clare Election

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1829- allowed Catholics to become MPs (previously had to swear oath to monarch- CofE based)

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refusal to pay tithes (1/10 of wage) to church that they didn't belong to.

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specicifcally 1832- 242 murders, 300 attempted and 560 cases of arson.

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