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Vindicating Dublin : the story behind the controversial dissolution of Dublin Corporation in 1924 / Aodh Quinlivan.

By: Quinlivan, Aodh.
Publisher: Dublin : Dublin City Council, 2021Description: xi, 253 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780950548838; 0950548839.Subject(s): Dublin (Ireland). Corporation -- History -- 20th century | Municipal government -- Ireland -- Dublin -- History -- 20th century | Federal-city relations -- Ireland -- Dublin -- History -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 941.8 Summary: "Dublin Corporation was dissolved by the Free State Government on 20 May 1924, following an inquiry in the Mansion House. According to one prominent historian, the decision to dissolve Dublin Corporation was not clear-cut and seemed 'to give some credence to the belief that the Cosgrave government was determined to reduce the autonomy of local authorities.' This is the first book on this intriguing topic and provides an insight into a controversial and far-reaching episode. [Subject: twentieth-century Irish history; Dublin]" - Book cover
List(s) this item appears in: New Acquisitions 2022
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-245) and index.

"Dublin Corporation was dissolved by the Free State Government on 20 May 1924, following an inquiry in the Mansion House. According to one prominent historian, the decision to dissolve Dublin Corporation was not clear-cut and seemed 'to give some credence to the belief that the Cosgrave government was determined to reduce the autonomy of local authorities.' This is the first book on this intriguing topic and provides an insight into a controversial and far-reaching episode. [Subject: twentieth-century Irish history; Dublin]" - Book cover

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