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The GAA v Douglas Hyde

by Cormac Moore | 11 September 2012
Hardback
Category: Bargain Books
Synopsis
On 13 November 1938, just months after his inauguration, President Douglas Hyde attended a soccer match between Ireland and Poland. In a passionate reaction, the GAA declared that by attending a 'foreign game', he had broken Rule 27 - the Ban - and they removed him as patron. One of the most controversial incidents in recent GAA history, it strained relations between the GAA and Éamon de Valera's Fianna Fáil government. It also damaged the standing of the Ban and was used extensively by opponents to argue for its removal.
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Synopsis
On 13 November 1938, just months after his inauguration, President Douglas Hyde attended a soccer match between Ireland and Poland. In a passionate reaction, the GAA declared that by attending a 'foreign game', he had broken Rule 27 - the Ban - and they removed him as patron. One of the most controversial incidents in recent GAA history, it strained relations between the GAA and Éamon de Valera's Fianna Fáil government. It also damaged the standing of the Ban and was used extensively by opponents to argue for its removal.
€14.99
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Eligible for free delivery

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Product Details

ISBN - 9781848891524
Format - Hardback
Publisher -
Published - 11/09/2012
Categories - All, Books, History and Politics, History Books, Biography Historical, Bargain Books, History Books Deals, Bargain Books, Books Deals, Bargain Books, Best Paperback Deals, Bargain Books
No. of Pages - 232
Weight - 330
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Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 22
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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