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20th Century Ireland (1922-1949)

Q.1
W.T. Cosgrave was the President of the Executive Council (Prime Minister) of the Irish Free State between 1922 & 1932. Which part of Sinn Fein formed the first government?

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Q.2
The new police force of the Irish Free State was formed by Eoin O'Duffy in 1923. Its name was.....

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Q.3
In what year did the Irish Free State join the League of Nations?

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Q.4
What was the Shannon Scheme (1925-29)?

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Q.5
What political party was founded by Eamon deValera in 1926?

Q.6
Following the assassination of Kevin O'Higgins, what did the Electoral Amendment Act of 1927 force political parties to do?

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Q.7
What was the significance of the Statute of Westminster (1931)?

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Q.8
Which party won the General Election of 1932?

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Q.9
Why was there an 'Economic War' between the Irish Free State & Britain between 1932 & 1938?

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Q.10
In 1937, DeValera published a new Constitution - Bunreacht na hEireann. Which of the following statements accurately describes the main changes to Ireland politically with the passing of this constitution.

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Q.11
What were the 'Treaty Ports' and when were they returned to Ireland?

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Q.12
Which of the following statements most accurately explains why Ireland remained neutral during the Second World War (The 'Emergency')?

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Q.13
Who was the Minister of Supplies during the 'Emergency', 1939-1945?

Q.14
What was rationing? Why did it take place during the Second World War and aftermath in Ireland?

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Q.15
In what year did Ireland formally become the 'Republic of Ireland'?

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