National Sovereignty, Male Power and the Irish Language

  • Aidan Beatty
Part of the Genders and Sexualities in History book series (GSX)


In the spring of 1914, fearing for the future of St Enda’s College (his perennially cash-strapped nationalist hothouse) Patrick Pearse agreed to go on an extended trip to the US, hoping there to gain funds from wealthy nationalist-minded Irish-Americans. The trip was partly organised through the Irish Republican Brotherhood, an organisation Pearse had just joined and his involvement with which would lead, two years later, to his execution.2


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aidan Beatty
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  1. 1.Azrieli Institute of Israel Studies & School of Canadian Irish StudiesConcordia UniversityMontrealCanada

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