Ireland and Scotland in the Nineteenth Century

Ireland and Scotland in the Nineteenth Century

Edited by Frank Ferguson and James McConnel

This collection, published in association with the Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland, re-examines the relationship between Ireland and Scotland in the 19th century. Adopting a cross-disciplinary approach, it questions received ideas about the extent of cultural harmony between the two countries, arguing instead that conflict and difference were central themes in 19th century Irish-Scottish relations.


Kevin James on Scotland and ‘tourist development’ in late-Victorian Ireland
Clare M Norcio on technological exchange in Ulster agriculture
S Karly Kehoe on Irish migrants and the recruitment of Catholic sisters in Glasgow, 1847-78
Andrew R Holmes on Irish Presbyterian commemorations of their Scottish past
Frank Ferguson on the articulation of Scottish identities in two Irish writers
Patrick Maume on William McComb and Scots-Irish Presbyterian identity
Peter Gray on Thomas Chalmers and Irish poverty
Matthew Potter on the urban local state in Scotland and Ireland to 1900
Susan Kelly on tuberculosis cures used in Ireland, 1700-1950
Richard B McCready on St Patrick’s Day in Dundee c.1850-1900
Amy O’Reilly on the Hibernian Society of Glasgow, 1792-1824
Máirtin O Catháin on Michael Collins and Scotland.

Frank Ferguson is a Research Associate in the Institute of Ulster-Scots Studies, University of Ulster.
James McConnel is a Lecturer in History at the University of Northumbria.

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