larkinism

larkinism

frolicsomeness.
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His personality and leadership allowed him to reinvigorate "new unionism," thereby introducing general unionism and the concept of Larkinism into Ireland.
The word 'Larkinism' used to stand for a certain sort of staid, decent, wary Englishness; now it refers to the articulate far right....
Reading this book made me wish that in November 1994 I had defied my chronic-becoming-acute Larkinism (`I wouldn't mind seeing China if I could come back the same day') and had travelled to Athens to attend the conference.
The Lepracaun's editorial line bordered on the Griffithite--a conservative tendency to acquiesce to employers as the "devil you know" rather than give in to Larkinism, while simultaneously lamenting corrupt national and municipal politics, and the degradation of slums and workhouses.