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Ireland 100 years since partition


The roots of armed struggle in Northern Ireland

02 May 2021
​​​​​​​Repression led to uprising and armed struggle, explains Simon Basketter

How sectarian divides helped Britain rule in Northern Ireland

25 April 2021
Throughout its existence, Northern Ireland has been a political slum characterised by repression, sectarianism and poverty.

The partition of Ireland—fighting the empire

19 April 2021
Simon Basketter looks at why Britain split Ireland up during its battle for independence

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