Essays Tagged: "Ireland"

Bleeding Ireland and Black America

duction to the United States" by Noel Ignatiev Great. Check grammar, structure, usage more.Bleeding Ireland and Black AmericaFall Road is deserted. Only a few dirt-caked, barefoot, Irishmen can be see ... ?"His words hinted at my grandfather's blunt, yet kindly, expression concerning hisbirthplace in N. Ireland, "If you haven't been there yet, don't go there."I can remember the lyrics of a Naughty by N ...

(18 pages) 260 0 2.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Under the Spell. A travel tale. Ireland.

home to.'UNDER THE SPELLA travel tale by Danny O'brienWe caught the ferry from Le Havre, France to Ireland, land of my ancestors. Every since I wasa wee lad, my mind has been used as a canvas by ever ... onstructed ofcynicism, forged by age. Protected thus from the hype, I the ancestral child would see Irelandas it really is. Mind you, no tourist hype for me.The ship pulled in to Rosslare Harbor near ...

(19 pages) 175 4 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Why had the potato become the staple diet in Ireland in the 1840s?

Why had the potato become the staple diet in Ireland in the 1840'sThe introduction of the potato in the sixteenth century heavily influenced Iris ... the potato was due to the colonial system. When Britain was experiencing an industrial revolution, Ireland failed to do so due to a lack of natural resources such as iron ore and coal. Even though Ir ... t was brought to Spain in 1565 by Spanish explorers to the New World. When the potato first reached Ireland in the sixteenth century, the potato was not eaten by the Irish people but used to feed live ...

(12 pages) 180 3 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Stoker and Yeats. About Irish fiction, and how it relates to the philosophical and political atmosphere of Ireland around the turn of the century

Around the turn of this century there was widespread fear throughout Europe, and especially Ireland, of the consequences of the race mixing that was occurring and the rise of the lower classes ... e mixing that was occurring and the rise of the lower classes over the aristocracies in control. In Ireland, the Protestants who were in control of the country began to fear the rise of the Catholics, ...

(10 pages) 91 0 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Richard Nixon

of the family were Methodists originally from Scotland. Then, in the early 1600s, they migrated to Ireland, and to America in the 1730s. His grandfather, George Nixon, died in the Battle of Gettysbur ... They then migrated to England around 1688, where they became Quakers. From England they migrated to Ireland, and from Ireland to America. During the civil war they were part of the underground railroa ...

(7 pages) 102 0 2.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Two poems for comparison by Seamus Heaney ("Churning day" and "An advancement of learning"). Describing the use of Imagery/viewpoint/atmosphere for comparison.

ning Day" and "An Advancement of learning". Heaney was born into a farming family from the north of Ireland in 1939. His poetry mainly seems to handle different themes of love, death, generation, and ...

(9 pages) 84 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Account for Changes in British Policy Towards Ireland Between 1914 and 1922. Why Did These Changes Fail to Satisfy the People of Ireland?

Britain's policies towards Ireland between 1914 and 1922 have gone through much change and continuity. Most of the Policies and ... attitudes the British Government either had or did not have at the time caused much conflict within Ireland and its citizens and against England.The Primary cause of this conflict was the Home Rule si ... atholics and the Protestants generally agreed that Ulster should be separated from a self governing Ireland. The problem for the British Prime Minister, Asquith, as well as the leading Catholic and Pr ...

(9 pages) 86 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Plastax: Should Australia have a tax on plastic bags? YES!

used therefore cutting down on the numbers of plastic bags in the waterways. The tax was applied in Ireland and there was a 95% drop in the number of plastic bags used. (Bag habits are hard to break, ... op in the number of plastic bags used. (Bag habits are hard to break, The Age)In March of this year Ireland introduced a levy on plastic bags equivalent to 25 Australian cents. It is known as the "pla ...

(2 pages) 62 2 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Emigration: Compare and contrast the treatment of emigration and rural life in "The Country Boy" by John Murphy and "Philadelphia, Here I Come" by Brian Freill.

Emigration has been, and still is, a major factor in Ireland. It has been ever since the famine of 1845. Over one million people left Ireland to go to Th ... at its best ever, people are still leaving. It seems they are leaving to find adventure. They think Ireland is too small and too boring a place to spend the rest of your life in. I will be looking at ... r Gar. It is the one thing that finally convinces him to go, because there's nothing keeping him in Ireland. There's nothing worth staying for."Suddenly you sang - for no reason at all, except, that w ...

(7 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

British Imperialism in James Joyce's "The Dead" and Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal".

The relationship shared between Ireland and its imperialistic patriarch England, has been a long and tumultuous one. Throughout cent ... layed an important role in both encouraging and condemning the circumstances in which the people of Ireland are forced to live. While examining the hostility which exists within Ireland, many authors ... ce's "The Dead". What makes both of these works so fascinating, is the method in which they examine Ireland's relationship with Britain, while highlighting the contradictions which exist within each n ...

(6 pages) 115 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Transport System in Dublin

TRANSPORTATION IN DUBLIN - AN OVERVIEWINDUSTRY BACKGROUNDKey Characteristics of Transport in IrelandAn analysis of the deficiencies of Ireland's internal and access transport system has to take ... cies of Ireland's internal and access transport system has to take account of the following factors-Ireland's peripheral island location without a land link to the rest of Europe and with a total reli ...

(13 pages) 110 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Marketing Northern Ireland.

itors came from the USA, 15,000 from Europe, and 20,000 from other overseas countries (The image of Ireland, ). By the 1988, nearly 40 per cent of the USA visitors and 32 of the European visitors were ... elatively short period of time.·Paradoxically, once tourists are persuaded to visit Northern Ireland, they are less concerned about the presence of any trouble.·It is a fact that changin ...

(16 pages) 226 0 2.7 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

This report is about IT industry of Ireland.

Ireland has been a member of the European Union (EU) since January 1, 1973. The EU is a customs unio ... riff on imports coming from non-EU countries. Europe represents a market of over 370 million people.Ireland has close transport connections to international markets. No part of the country is more tha ... network provides internal transportation, supplemented by domestic air services between Dublin and Ireland's three other international airports and its six regional airports. The 'Celtic Tiger' econo ...

(10 pages) 308 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

19th Century Immigration and Population Growth.

mostly increased because of the immigrants arriving to this "Promised Land" called America.Over in Ireland, there was a great famine. The potato crop (the most important crop in Ireland) had failed, ...

(2 pages) 77 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"A Modest Proposal" by Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal"

Throughout world history many nations have struggled to maintain financial order. Ireland is no exception; in fact the Irish people experienced an extreme case of poverty and despera ... , causing malnutrition and the inevitable fate of an unpromising future for the growing population. Ireland could not feed its rapidly increasing population. Jonathan Swift suggests a solution to the ... s rapidly increasing population. Jonathan Swift suggests a solution to the growing problem plaguing Ireland in A Modest Proposal. Throughout the article, Swift makes a motion for the "prevention of th ...

(3 pages) 208 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Strengths and Weaknesses of Ireland's National Health System.

Strengths and Weaknesses of Ireland's NHSAs you can see in any other National Health Systems there are several strengths and wea ... to every community ensures that the services can be offered effectively.Skilled workforceBasically, Ireland's workforce has together with the British health service workforce a worldwide well known re ... computer network that includes different portals which are linked to any health service station in Ireland.Questions and discussions on bulletin boards could be some of the new developments.Furthermo ...

(7 pages) 135 0 1.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Irony in "A Modest Proposal" by Jonathan Swift.

Jonathan Swift, originally titled, "A Modest Proposal for Preventing the Children of Poor People in Ireland from Being a Burden to Their Parents or Country, and for Making Them Beneficial to the Publi ... ficial to the Public," starts out as an absurd attempt at solving the poverty and famine problem in Ireland. The proposal solves the problem but is in complete conflict with our ethical and moral val ...

(2 pages) 142 1 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Article by Thomas Sowell " Afrocentric Escapism".

black americans. The author expresses this by making a comparison with Irish Americans interest in Ireland. Quoting Daniel Patrick Moynihan's writings on earlier generations of Irish-Americans fascin ...

(2 pages) 37 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

A Modest Proposal.

sal, discusses how the consideration of others as equal entities had not been taken into account in Ireland. Rather they were exploited unmercifully by the British government.While in Ireland Swift ob ... r to feed their families with the staggering poverty and over population among the lower classes of Ireland. To solve the problem of the poverty-stricken, oppressed and uneducated population of Cathol ...

(1 pages) 89 1 1.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Environmental issues in England.

es. Frances northern coast (Normandy) for example shares many similar qualities to that of England. Ireland and Wales also share most of England's ecosystem, but Scotland though pretty close to Englan ...

(5 pages) 68 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays