The Contested Identities of Ulster Protestants

  • Thomas Paul Burgess
  • Gareth Mulvenna

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Thomas Paul Burgess, Gareth Mulvenna
    Pages 1-8
  3. Malachi O’Doherty
    Pages 31-38
  4. Stephen Baker
    Pages 83-97
  5. Graham Reid
    Pages 147-158
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 207-209

About this book


This study explores the idea voiced by journalist Henry McDonald that the Protestant, Unionist and Loyalist tribes of Ulster are '…the least fashionable community in Western Europe'. A cast of contributors including prominent politicians, academics, journalists and artists explore the reasons informing public perceptions attached to this community.


constitution gender Protest

Editors and affiliations

  • Thomas Paul Burgess
    • 1
  • Gareth Mulvenna
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Applied Social StudiesUniversity College CorkIreland
  2. 2.School of Politics, International Studies and PhilosophyQueen’s University BelfastUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Political Science Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-49779-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-45394-5
  • About this book