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dc.contributor.advisorCunningham, John
dc.contributor.authorScott, Pauline
dc.date.accessioned2015-03-16T11:48:14Z
dc.date.issued2015-01-26
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10379/4899
dc.description.abstractThis thesis explores the background to the evictions on the Glinsk Creggs estate of Allan and Margaret Pollok in County Galway in the 1850s, and the course of the evictions in the years 1853-1856. It also examines the aftermath of the evictions and how the area was used as an exemplar of clearance in the decades that followed by men such as John Fitzgibbon, Matt Harris and Charles Stewart Parnell. The treatment of the Pollok family in local folklore and memory of the eviction is also examined. Other issues explored include the role of local leaders such as the parish priest and land agent and the role played by local authority figures such as the local resident magistrate and local constabulary members. Coverage of the evictions was extensive and press attitudes at local, national and international level are examined. The place of the Pollok evictions in the historiography of Irish evictions is also explored and the dismissal of the Pollok evictions in the historiography is also queried and the issue of caretaker evictions is discussed in relation to this issue.en_US
dc.subjectPolloken_US
dc.subjectEvictionsen_US
dc.subjectLandlord and tenant Irelanden_US
dc.subject19th Centuryen_US
dc.subjectHistory Departmenten_US
dc.titleEvictions on the Glinsk Creggs estate of Allan and Margaret Pollok in the 1850sen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.local.noteThis thesis explores the background to the evictions on the Glinsk Creggs estate of Allan and Margaret Pollok in County Galway in the 1850s, and the course of the evictions in the years 1853-1856.en_US
dc.description.embargo2017-01-22
dc.local.finalYesen_US
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