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This page contains a draft list of source material on the The Northern Ireland Assembly (November 1982 to June 1986). The reader should also consult the CAIN bibliography for other references to this event.

The Northern Ireland Assembly (November 1982 to June 1986) - Details of Source Material


Arthur, Paul. (2000) Special Relationships : Britain, Ireland and the Northern Ireland Problem. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.

Aughey, Arthur. (1989) Under Siege: Ulster Unionism and the Anglo-Irish Agreement. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.

Aughey, Arthur. (1991) 'Conservative Party Policy in Northern Ireland', in Roche, Patrick., and Barton, Brian. (eds.) (1991), The Northern Ireland Question: Myth and Reality. Aldershot: Avebury.

Aughey, Arthur., and Morrow, Duncan. (eds.) (1996) Northern Ireland Politics. Harlow: Longman.

Bew, Paul., Gibbon, Peter., and Patterson, Henry. (2002) Northern Ireland 1921-2001: Political Forces and Social Classes. London: Serif.

Bew, Paul., and Patterson, Henry. (1985) The British State and the Ulster Crisis: From Wilson to Thatcher.. London: Verso.

Catterall, Peter., and McDougall, Sean. (1996) The Northern Ireland Question in British Politics, Basingstoke: Macmillan.

Cochrane, Feargal. (2001) Unionist politics and the Politics of Unionism Since the Anglo-Irish Agreement. Cork: Cork University Press.

Connolly, M.E H. (1990) Politics and Policy Making in Northern Ireland. Hemel Hempstead: Philip Allen.

Cunningham, Michael J. (1991) British Government Policy in Northern Ireland 1969-89: Its Nature and Execution. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Cunningham, Michael J. (2001) British Government Policy in Northern Ireland, Manchester: Manchester.

FitzGerald, Garret. (1991) All in a Life: An Autobiography. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan.

Moloney, Ed., and Pollak, Andy. (1986), Paisley. Swords: Poolbeg.

Murray, Gerard.(1998) John Hume and the SDLP: Impact and Survival in Northern Ireland. Dublin: Irish Academic Press.

McGarry, John., and O'Leary, Brendan. (1995) Explaining Northern Ireland.. Oxford: Blackwell.

O'Leary, Cornelius., Elliott, Sydney., and Wilford, R.A. (1986) The Northern Ireland Assembly 1982-86: A Constitutional Experiment. London: Hurst.

O'Leary, Brendan., and McGarry, John. (1992) The Politics of Antagonism: Understanding Northern Ireland. London: Athlone Press.

Purdy, Ann. (1989) Molyneaux: The Long View. Antrim: Greystone.

Roche, Patrick., and Barton, Brian. (eds.) (1991), The Northern Ireland Question: Myth and Reality. Aldershot: Avebury.

Tonge, Jon. (2002) Northern Ireland: Conflict and Change. Harlow: Longman.



(Ulster) Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). (1984) Ulster the Future Assured, Proposals by the Ulster Democratic Unionist Party for Progress Toward Full Devolution In Northern Ireland, (20 September 1984). Belfast: Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).

Ulster Unionist Party (UUP). (1984) Devolution and the Northern Ireland Assembly: The Way Forward, a discussion paper presented by the Ulster Unionist Assembly Party's Report Committee, (26 April 1984). Belfast: Ulster Unionist Party (UUP).


Journal Articles

Greer, A.J. (1987), Committees of the Northern Ireland Assembly 1982-1986, Parliamentary Affairs, 40, (4), 98-112.

Smyth, P D H. (1987), The Northern Ireland Assembly 1982-86: The Failure of an Experiment. Parliamentary Affairs, 40, (4): 482-500.


n.a. (1981) ‘Clearing the Decks for a new Initiative’, Fortnight, No.182, July/August 1981, p.3.

MacNee, Calvin. (1982) ‘Prior’s Progress’, Fortnight, No.185, March/April 1982, p.2.

n.a. (1982) ‘Selling the Initiative’, Fortnight, No.185, March/April 1982, p.3.

MacNee, Calvin. (1982) ‘Prior’s Problems’, Fortnight, No.186, May/June 1982, p.2.

Elliott, Sydney. (1982) ‘Prospects for Prior’s Assembly’, No.186, May/June 1982, p.7.

MacNee, Calvin. (1982) ‘Politician in a hurry’, No.187, July/August 1982, p.2.

MacNee, Calvin. (1982) ‘Gloomy Balance Sheet’, No. 188, October 1982, p.2.

Flackes, W.D. (1982) ‘A Short Road to the Sea’, No.188, October 1982, p.4-5.

n.a. (1982) ‘Harold Sets the Stage’, No.189, November-December 1982, p.3.

MacNee, Columbanus. (1983) ‘An Open Letter to John Hume’, No.190, January 1983, p.2.

n.a. (1983) ‘On a Hiding to Nothing’, No.190, January 1983, p.3.

Mallon, S. (1983) ‘No Bowing to the Armalite’, No.190, January 1983, p.4-5.

Hadden, T. (1983) ‘Salvaging the Assembly’, No.190, January 1983, p.7-8.

MacNee, Calvin. (1983) ‘Kilfedder in Trouble’, No.191, February 1983, p.2.

Smyth, Clifford. (1983) ‘Paisley Plays a Moderate Game’, No. 191, February 1983, p.4-5.

n.a. (1983) ‘An Offer They Can Refuse’, No.192, March 1983, p.3.

Robinson, P. (1983) ‘A Crutch for the SDLP’, No.192, March 1983, p.4.

MacNee, Calvin. (1983) ‘Not so Good, Garrett’, No. 193, April 1983, p.2.

n.a. (1983) ‘A Minority’s Rights Forum’, No.193, April 1983, p.3.

McKittrick, David. (1983) ‘Voices from the Far Right’, No.193, April 1983, p.4-5.

n.a. (1983) ‘What Do You Think of the Assembly so Far?’, No.193, April 1983, p.6-9.

MacNee, Calvin. (1983) ‘Lost in the Narrow Way’, No.195, June 1983, p.2.

n.a. (1983) ‘A Green Tide of History’, No.195, June 1983, p.3.

McKittrick, D., White, B., Walker, B., and Moloney, E. (1983) ‘What Next for Northern Ireland Under the Tories - and the IRA, No. 195, June 1983, p.4-6.

MacNee, Calvin. (1983) ‘An Open Letter to Jim Prior’, No.200, December 1983-January 1984, p.2.

McKnight, J. (1983) ‘Assembly Politician of the Year’, No.200, December 1983-January 1984, p.15.

Craig, B. (1984) ‘To a Government Waiting’, No.202, March 1984, p.4 and 8.

n.a. (1984) ‘An Open Letter to the Rev. Ian Paisley, No.204, May 1984, p.2.

MacNee, Columbanus. (1984) ‘An Open Letter to James Molyneaux’, No.206, July - August 1984, p.2.

MacNee, Calvin. (1984) ‘Post-Summit Union Blues’, No.209, November 1984, p.2.

MacNee, Columbanus. (1984) ‘An Open Letter to Boyle and Hadden’, No.210, 3-16 December 1984, p.2.

Molyneaux, James. (1984) ‘Dublin Forum Torpedoed by its Own Crew’, No.211, 17 December 1984-20 January 1985, p.4.

Cushnahan, John. (1984) ‘Still Hope for Dialogue after Summit Row’, No.211, 17 December 1984-20 January 1985, p.5-6 and p.9.

MacNee, Columbanus. (1985) ‘An Open Letter to the DUP Leadership’, No.213, 4-17 February 1985, p.2.

Pollak, Andy. (1985) ‘Is the Unionist Leopard Changing its Spots?’, No.213, 4-17 February 1985, p.3.

Robinson, P. (1985) ‘From Flat Earth to Long-lasting Foundations, No.213, 4-17 February 1985, p.5-6.

Millar, Frank. (1985) ‘Coming Together to Prevent the Final Nightmare’, No.213, 4-17 February 1985, p.6.

Gillian, Dennis. (1985) ‘No Hope for Unemployed in Assembly Strategy’, No.213, 4-17 February 1985, p.13.

Farren, S. (1985) ‘Four Dramatic Years as Chairman of the SDLP’, No.216, 18-31 March 1985, p.9 and 15.

MacNee, Cameron. (1985) ‘Two Clashing Packages for a Difficult Sale’, No.227, 21 October-3 November 1985, p.2.

MacNee, Calvin. (1986) ‘Dear Mrs Thatcher’, No.234, 24 February-9 March 1986, p.2.

Ogle, Shaun., and Greer, Alan. (1986) ‘Is Time Running Out for the Assembly?’, No.235, 10 March-23 March 1986, p.5-6.

McGrady, Eddie. (1986) ‘How to Get Devolution Rolling Again’, No.242, 7 July-7 September 1986, p.10-11.

New Statesman

Holland, Mary. (1981) ‘Prior Placates the Provos’, New Statesman, 9 October 1981, p.13.

Holland, Mary. (1981) ‘Protestants Included Out’, New Statesman, 30 October 1981, p.8.

Holland, Mary. (1981) ‘Prior Means Business with Two-tier Assembly Plan’, New Statesman, 22 January 1982.

Holland, Mary. (1982) ‘Kincora Scandal may Help Prior’, New Statesman, 26 February 1982, p.3.

Holland, Mary. (1982) ‘Hostility to Prior’s New Initiative’, New Statesman, 9 April 1982, p.6.

Holland, Mary. (1982) ‘Provos do Prior a Favour’, New Statesman, 7 May 1982, p.10.

Holland, Mary. (1982) ‘Selling the Assembly’, New Statesman, 1 October 1982, p.8-9.

Holland, Mary. (1982) ‘Jim Prior Goes to the Polls’, New Statesman, 15 October 1982, p.12-13.

Holland, Mary. (1982) ‘Youth Vote for Sinn Fein’, New Statesman, 29 October 1982, p.4.

Holland, Mary. (1982) ‘IRA: The Price of its Success’, New Statesman, 5 November 1982, p.8-9.

Holland, Mary. (1982) ‘The Uses of Politics’, New Statesman, 17 December 1982, p.8.

Holland, Mary. (1983) ‘The Horror of Darkley’, New Statesman, 25 November 1982, p.12.

Holland, Mary. (1983) ‘Northern Ireland Assembly Totters’, New Statesman, 2 December 1982, p.6.

Holland, Mary. (1984) ‘Prior’s Ante’, New Statesman, 1 June 1984, p.12-13.


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