The Irish Presidency
Power, Ceremony and PoliticseBook - 2013
Although the office of President of Ireland has attracted a great deal of public attention, especially since the election of Mary Robinson in 1990, the presidency has been the subject of little analysis. This gap in our knowledge of Irish politics is filled by this timely collection, which brings together a set of studies that explore the political role of the Irish presidency from a comparative perspective. The background to the creation of the presidency in 1937 is considered alongside a detailed assessment of the political, social and symbolic functions of the office. The con.
Publisher: Dublin, IE :, Irish Academic Press,, 2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource (304 pages)