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Shinners, Dissos and Dissenters: Irish republican media activism since the Good Friday Agreement

Paddy Hoey


Newspapers, magazines and pamphlets have always been central, almost sacred, forms of communication within Irish republican political culture. While social media is becoming the primary ideological battleground in many democracies, Irish republicanism steadfastly expresses itself in the traditional forms of activist journalism. Shinners, Dissos and Dissenters is a long-term analysis of the development of Irish republican activist media since 1998 and the tumultuous years following the end of the Troubles. It is the first in-depth analysis of the newspapers, magazines and online spaces in which ... More

Keywords: Irish republicanism, activist media, Northern Ireland, Good Friday Agreement

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781526114242
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526114242.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paddy Hoey, author
Lecturer in Media and Politics at Edge Hill University in Lancashire