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The Making of Fianna Fáil Power in Ireland 1923–1948

Richard Dunphy


This book studies the origins, development, and strategies of Fianna Fáil, showing how the party achieved its central role in Irish politics. The book explores its historical development, looking at its organizational structure, the evolution of party ideology, and the interactions between party and state. It analyses how the changing social structure of Ireland affected Fianna Fáil policies, and demonstrates how the inadequacies of rival political parties' responses to crises benefited Fianna Fáil. The book locates the historical experience of Fianna Fáil rule in Ireland within the broader di ... More

Keywords: Fianna Fáil, Irish politics, party ideology, state, social structure, policies, Ireland, European politics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1995 Print ISBN-13: 9780198204749
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204749.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard Dunphy, author
University of Dundee