The 1937 Constitution- Bunreacht na hEireann

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Why was the Bunreacht na hEireann introduced?
To sever all links with Britain
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What were the key points of the The 1937 Constitution?
Irish Free State-known as Eire. Head of governement- known as Taoiseach. Head of state- known as President.
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Who was the first President of Eire?
Douglas Hyde
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What impact did Bunreacht na hEireann have on the Free State's relationship with Britain?
Relationship did not change
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Why did de Valera not declare that the Free Satate was now a republic?
The Bunreacht na hEireann reineforced the fears and suspicians of their neighbours and strengthened their determination to remain within the UK.
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What were the key points of the The 1937 Constitution?

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Irish Free State-known as Eire. Head of governement- known as Taoiseach. Head of state- known as President.

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Who was the first President of Eire?

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What impact did Bunreacht na hEireann have on the Free State's relationship with Britain?

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Why did de Valera not declare that the Free Satate was now a republic?

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