IRISH POLITICS - West European Politics - Online Resource Guide to Political Inquiry

| Dr. Michael Dartnell | Department of Political Science | University of Windsor | Windsor | Ontario | Canada |

General Resources

| CIA World Fact Book: Ireland | Doras (Directory of Irish Websites) | Embassy of Ireland, Washington D.C. and Embassy of Ireland, Tokyo | Fact Sheet, Country Profile, Canada-Ireland Bilateral Relations and Commercial Relations (DFAIT Canada) | Facts About Ireland (Irish Department of Foreign Affairs) | Infosite Ireland | Ireland On-Line: Channel 1 | Irish Diary on Racism | Irish Higher Education Resources (Irish Higher Education Resources - HEAnet) | Irish Internet Hub | Irish Law Site (University College Cork) | Irish Mailing Lists / Listserves | Irish National Information Server | Irish Scholarly Societies, Organisations, and Professional Bodies (Irish Higher Education Resources - HEAnet) | The Irish Web Server Map | Irlnet (Database of On-line Irish Resources) | Law Society of Ireland (site provides an overview of the work of the Law Society and of the legal profession in Ireland) | Map of Ireland | Swift Guide to Ireland | The Troubles (York University) | Yahoo! UK & Ireland and Yahoo! - Irish Government |

The Republic of Ireland

The Constitution | Irish Constitution (Trinity College Dublin) | Constitution of the Irish Free State Act, 1922 (UCC) | Divorce Referendum 1995 | Bail Referendum 1996 | Northern Ireland Agreement Referendum 1998 | Amsterdam Treaty Referendum 1998 |

Government | An Garda Síochána (National Police Force of Ireland) | Áras an Uachtaráin (Official Residence of the President of Ireland) | Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry | Department of Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht and An Roinn Ealaíon, Cultúir agus Gaeltachta | Department of Defence | Department of Education and Higher Education Authority Server | Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment | Department of the Environment and Local Government and ENFO (public information service on environmental matters. The service was established in September 1990 and provides public access to wide-ranging and authoritative information on the environment) | Department of Finance | Department of Foreign Affairs | Department of Health and Children | Department of Public Enterprise | Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform | Department of Revenue | Department of Social, Community and Family Affairs | Department of Social Welfare | Department of the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) | Department of Tourism, Sport and Recreation | Department of Transport, Energy and Communications | Government Press and Information Services | Information on the Irish State | Irish Defence Forces | Irish Government Server / Rialtas na hEireann | Office of the Attorney General | Office of the Ombudsman | Tithe an Oireachtais / Houses of the Oireachtais (Parliament) |

State and semi-state agencies | Aer Lingus | An Post | Central Statistics Office | Comptroller and Auditor General | Council for the Status of People with Disabilities | Employment Equality Agency | FS (training and employment authority) | Forbairt (industrial support) - Localisation Resources Centre, BioResearch Ireland, Irish Energy Centre and National Electronics Test Centre | Forfás (science and technology) | Government Publications Office | Health and Safety Authority | IDA Ireland (Industrial Development Agency) | Irish Film Board (Bord Scannan na hEireann) | The Irish Food Board (Bord Bia) | Irish Marine Institute | Irish Revenue Commissioners | The Irish Tourist Board | Land Registry and Registry of Deeds | Marine Institute | National Archives | National Institute for Management Technology | National Library of Ireland | National Standards Authority | Office of Public Works | Pensions Board | Public Health Department - North Western Health Board | Shannon Development | Telecom Eireann (telecommunications) |

Local government | Cork County Council | Dublin Regional Authority | Monaghan County Council Information Service | Local Government |


Irish political life

General resources | Irish Politics Resources (University College Dublin) | Irish Opinion Poll Archive (UCD) | Political Parties & Youth Organizations in Ireland | Political Resources on the Net: Ireland - Parties, Governments and Media | Political Studies Association of Ireland |

Political Parties | Democratic Left Party | Comhaontas Glas / Irish Green Party | Fianna Fail | Fine Gael | Irish Republican Socialist Movement | Labour Party | Muintir na hEireann (small conservative party) | National Party (Catholic values party) | Progressive Democrats | Republican Sinn Féin | Sinn Féin | Socialist Party | Socialist Workers' Party | Workers' Party |

Elections | Elections in Ireland | Latest Election News | Election '97 - Ireland Decides | Archive for 1997 Irish General Election (RTÉ) | Archive on 1997 Irish Presidential Election (RTÉ) |

Interest and pressure groups | Association of Secondary Teachers, Ireland | The Communications Workers' Union of Ireland | Dublin Chamber of Commerce | Institute of Bankers in Ireland | Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC) | Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) | Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) | Irish Federation of University Teachers | Irish Exporters Association | Irish Federation of University Teachers | Irish Financial Sector | Irish National Teachers Organisation | Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association (ISME) | Irish Trade Board | National Union of Journalists and Key Web sites for Irish Journalism | The Public Service Executive Union | Small Firms Association | Teachers Union of Ireland |


News media

| An Phoblacht Republican News | The Andersontown News (Belfast) | Athlone Observer (midlands weekly) | Atlantic Island | BBC Northern Ireland | Belfast Telegraph | Big Issues (magazine which campaigns on behalf of homeless and unemployed) | Business and Finance (Irish weekly business magazine) | Clare Champion | Connaught Telegraph (weekly in Galway and Mayo) | Cork Examiner | Donegal News (weekly) | EchoFarmers Journal | Fitzwilliam Post (business) | Futurenet News | Galway Advertiser (weekly) | Gay Community News - Ireland's Lesbian and Gay Newspaper | In Dublin (weekly events guide) | Ireland On-Line: Channel 5 - News and Sport | Ireland Today | Irish America (magazine of Irish America) | Ireland's Eye (on-line magazine) | Irish Eyes | Irish Film and Television Net (IFTN) | Irish Independent | Irish Lesbian News | Irish News (Belfast) | Irish Politics and Current Affairs | Irish Post (voice of the Irish in London) | Irish Times | Irish Voice ("voice" of Irish America) | Kerryman | Kilkenny People | Kool Magazine | Limerick Leader | Limerick Post | Medialive (information service that provides a comprehensive range of information relating to media and advertising in the 32 counties of Ireland. It is updated daily) | Munster Express | Nationalist (Munster) | Nationalist and Leinster Times | New Business Monthly (business in Ireland monthly magazine) | Newshound (links to daily newspaper articles about Northern Ireland) | Radio Téléfis Éireann Online (RTE) - Television | Saoirse and the Irish Republican Information Service | Skerries News (North County Dublin) | Sligo Weekender (weekly) | Spark | Sunday Business Post | Sunday Tribune | Tipperary Star (weekly) | Ulster Television | Waterford Today | Western People | Westmeath Examiner (weekly) | Yahoo! UK and Ireland News and Events |


Irish history and culture

General resources | 1500 Years A Nation, Easter 1916, 1921 Partition and The 1980 Hunger Strikes (Irish Northern Aid Committee) | "A Divided Island - History" (BBC News, March 31, 1998) | archéire - Irish Architecture Online and Architecture Dublin | Architecture in Cork | Bibliography on Nationalism (nationalist or republican publications on Irish history) | Celtic Law - A Short Summary | County Monaghan, Ireland - Historical Information and Resources | Culture Ireland | Dyoublong: A celebration of Dublin, Joyce and Bloomsday (Irish Times) | Easter 1916 - W.B. Yeats | Grosse Ile and the Irish Memorial (Parks Canada National Historic Site) | Heritage of Ireland | History of Ireland | Hunger Strike Commemorative Web Project | Irish History on the Web (J. Dana) | Irish History: Past, Present, and Future | The James Joyce Centre | National Photographic Archive (site contains information about the Archive, its services, collections, exhibitions, opening hours and location) | Michael Collins - The Big Fella | Pédraic Pearse (CELT) | Ulster Historical Foundation | The Wild Geese Today - The Irish in Exile | Women in Irish History (Quebec Ireland Committee) | History of Ireland - Primary Documents (Brigham Young University) |

The 1798 Rebellion | 1798 Commemorations | 1798 Ireland (Saoirse) | 1798 Rebellion (Irish Northern Aid Committee) | "1798-1998: The Great Irish Rebellion" (University of Notre Dame, March 30-April 1, 1998) | The 1798 Rebellion in County Wexford (Comóradh '98) | Battle of Antrim (Antrim Borough Council) | 1798 Rebellion Home Page (Carlow Regional Technical College) | The 1798 Rising In Ireland | Comóradh '98 - Commemorating the United Irish Revolution of 1798 | The National 1798 Visitor Centre (Enniscorthy, Co.Wexford) | | The Rebellion in Wicklow | The Wolfe Tone Page and "Wolfe Tone and the Rhetoric of Irish Nationalism" |

The Great Famine | The Famine in Donegal | The Famine Museum (Strokestown, County Roscommon, Ireland) | The Great Famine - 150 Years of Remembrance | The Great Famine1845-1850 (The National Archives of Ireland) | Great Famine Commemoration | The Great Irish Famine Event | The Great Famine in County Fermanagh | The Great Hunger (Irish Northern Aid Committee) | The Hanging Gale (BBC movie) | The Irish Famine Photo Gallery | Ireland - The Great Hunger (An Phoblacht / Republican News, September 7, 1995) | The Irish Famine, 1845-1850 | Views of the Famine |

Unionism | The British-Ulster Heritage Site | Cromwell, William of Orange, and the Penal Laws | Plantation of Protestants | The Somme Heritage Center | The Truth about the Orange Order (Irish Northern Aid Committee) | Ulster Historical Publications History Page | Ulster Unionist Party - History | Union with Great Britain |


The economy

| Euro Business Link (Revenue Commissioners) | The Euro - One Currency for Europe (E.U.) | "Ireland's Renaissance Spills Over Ulster Border" (Tom Buerkle, International Herald Tribune, May 20, 1998) | Eurotimes (Irish Times) |

Irish universities and Irish studies

| American Conference for Irish Studies | American Irish Historical Society | Boston College Irish Studies Program | Canadian Association for Irish Studies (University of Saskatoon) | Canadian Journal of Irish Studies | CELT - Corpus of Electronic Texts (online resource for contemporary and historical Irish documents in literature, history and politics) and Resources for research in Irish Studies (University College Cork) | European Consortium for Political Research (University of Essex) | European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies (EFACIS) | Gender Related Academic Resources | Glucksman Ireland House (New York University) | Irish Educational Resources (Irish Universities and Libraries on the Web) | Irish and Irish Immigration Studies (Southern Illinois University at Carbondale) | Irish Library Sites (NIS) | Irish Studies (Bucknell) | Irish Studies (St. Mary's University) | Irish Studies Internet Sites (University Libraries of Notre Dame) | Irish Studies programs & newsletters | James Hardiman Library (National University of Ireland, Galway) | Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI) | The Queen's University of Belfast - School of Politics and On-line Library Catalogue | University College Dublin and Politics department | University College Cork | University College Galway | University of Dublin (Trinity College) and Dept. of Political Science | University of Limerick - Centre for Peace and Development Studies and Humanities Faculty | University of Ulster - Politics Department and Northern Ireland Collection | Womens Education Research and Resource Centre (UCD) |

Other materials

| American Ireland Education Foundation Political Education Committee | Anarchism and Irish politics (Workers' Solidarity Movement) | Ancient Order of Hibernians | Australian Aid for Ireland | Boston Irish Network | Celtic League | The Church of Ireland | Cothrom (wide-ranging links) | "The day the world turns green" (BBC News Special Report, March 14, 1998) | Dublin VR (images from different locations in Dublin) | Free Eire | Gaelic Athletic Association | Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland | The International Celtic Congress | Internet Cafés Ireland | Ireland On-Line St. Patrick's Day | Ireland's Pink Pages and Ireland Queer Info (Queer Resources Directory) | Irish Northern Aid Committee | ITÉ (Linguistics Institute of Ireland) | The Loyalist Network | New York Irish Network | Presbyterian Church in Ireland | Queer Ireland | St. Patrick's Day | Saint Patrick's Day in New York | St. Patrick's Festival '99 (Irish Times) | St. Patrick's Society of Montréal | Ulster Society | USA Irish Network |

The European Union

| Europa - Official European Union Website | European Convention on Human Rights | EU - Frequently Asked Questions | Treaty establishing the European Coal and Steel Community (Treaty of Paris, April 18, 1951) | Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community (Treaty of Rome, March 25, 1957) | Treaty establishing the European Community (Treaty of Rome, March 25, 1957) | Single European Act (SEA, 1987) | Treaty on European Union (TEU - Maastricht Treaty, February 7, 1992) | Treaty of Amsterdam (June 16-17, 1997) and Summary of Treaty (Irish Ministry of Foreign Affairs) | EU Structural Funds (Irish Times Special Section) | Getting CAP in Hand - Sowing the seeds of reform (reforming the Common Agricultural Policy, BBC News Special Section, Feb. 26, 1999) |


| British Politics | Insurgency Online - Northern Ireland | Northern Ireland Politics | Scotland | The Troubles (Northern Ireland) | Wales | West European Politics | Online Resource Guide to Political Inquiry |

If any links remain inactive after several attempts, if you would like to add links or documents, or if you have questions, please contact Michael Dartnell at: mdartne@uwindsor.ca.
Last update: December 11, 2000.