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1

Who represented the King of England in ireland?

The lord lieutenant

2

Who were nationalists?

It was people who believed that Ireland should from a self-government with a parliament in dublin

3

Who were unionists?

Unionists were people who wanted to maintain the union with Britain [wanted to stay within the act of union]

4

Who were the home rule party? [Irish parliamentary party]

The home rule party was the largest nationalist group led by John Redmond

5

What did the home rule party want to achieve?

They wanted a parliament in Dublin to deal with internal irish affairs and a parliament in London to deal with external affairs

6

Who were the Irish republican brotherhood?

They were a secret revolutionary organisation

7

What did the IRB want to achieve?

They wanted compete independence from Britain and a republic. They would use physical force to achieve their aims

8

In early 20th century Ireland where was ireland ruled?

Directly from London