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The Civil War and Hogan’s Land Act

Tuesday 4th April 2023, 7 pm

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The 1923 Land Act, or Hogan Land Act, is the topic of our latest online talk with Tony Varley, former lecturer in the Department of Political Science and Sociology in Galway University. Tony has written widely on rural sociology with a particular focus on agrarian parties and community development.

The talk will look at (1) The new state and its agrarian trouble – the background to Hogan’s bill (2)The passage of Hogan’s bill into law and (3) Reactions to Hogan’s 1923 legislation over time.