Request Inspection Copy

If you are an Academic or Teacher and wish to consider this book as a prescribed textbook for your course, you may be eligible for a complimentary inspection copy. Please complete this form, including information about your position, campus and course, before adding to cart.

* Required Fields

To complete your Inspection Copy Request you will need to click the Checkout button in the right margin and complete the checkout formalities. You can include Inspection Copies and purchased items in the same shopping cart, see our Inspection Copy terms for further information.

Any Questions? Please email our text Support Team on


Email this to a friend

* ALL required Fields

Order Inspection Copy

An inspection copy has been added to your shopping cart

From Partition to Brexit: The Irish Government and Northern Ireland

by Donnacha O Beachain Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
Pbk 352 pages
AU$66.00 NZ$68.70
Product Status: Out of stock. Not available to order.

Other Available Formats:

From Partition to Brexit provides an authoritative and accessible analysis of how successive Irish governments have tried to overcome the challenges presented by the division of Ireland, including the decades-long conflict that claimed thousands of lives.

Introduction: Parties and policy making in Ireland
1 The politics of partition, 1920-1932
2 De Valera's Northern Ireland policy, 1932-1948
3 Failed campaigns, 1948-1969
4 War, 1969-1974
5 In fear of Armageddon, 1974-1979
6 Totality of relationships, 1980-1992
7 The age of consent, 1992-2018
Appendix 1: A century of government in Ireland, 1919-2018
Appendix 2: Key personalities

'Brilliant, lucid and thought-provoking - required reading for anyone who wants to understand relations between these islands and the importance of the Border.'
David McCullagh. Presenter of the current affairs television programme Prime Time, and Political Correspondent with RTn++ News
Donnacha n++ Beachn++in is Associate Professor of Politics at the School of Law and Government, Dublin City University