A Campaign Without End? ‘Dissident’ Republican Violence in Northern Ireland


  • Jon Tonge

    1. Professor of Politics at the University of Liverpool and Principal Investigator of the ESRC project, ‘A Theoretical and Empirical Assessment of the Membership, Strategies and Tactics of Dissident Irish Republican Organisations’, working with Drs Kevin Bean (Liverpool) and Marisa McGlinchey (Coventry) and Professors Jim McAuley (Huddersfield) and Tom Hennessey (Canterbury Christchurch). The project involves interviews with more than 90‘dissident’ republicans.
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The greatest threat to stability in Northern Ireland comes from dissident republicans opposed to the peace process. But are these rejectionists a dying gasp or another phase of a centuries-old struggle against British rule in Ireland? Jon Tonge investigates.