The Fenians in Context Irish Politics and Society 1848-82 by Richard Vincent Comerford

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  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • Nationalism,
  • Social history,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Ireland,
  • Europe - Ireland

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Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL9789542M
ISBN 10086327627X
ISBN 109780863276279

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The Fenians in Context: Irish Politics and Society by Richard Vincent Comerford () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Fenians in Context: Irish Politics and Society by Richard Vincent Comerford (): : Books. The Fenian movement of the midth century is one of the central elements in the story of Irish nationalism.

It was a decisive factor in the land war of the late s, early s, and in the. The Fenians in context, first published inwith a second edition intransformed the understanding of the movement by relating it firmly to the social and political milieu of post-famine Ireland, including the greatly intensified contact with America.

The Fenians in context: Irish politics and society, Item PreviewPages: One of the more successful aspects of The Fenians in Context, which dates back to Comerford’s study of the Fenian novelist and journalist Charles Kickham, is his treatment of newspapers. Marie-Louise Legg’s account of the Irish provincial press builds on Comerford’s work, with interesting results.

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Comerford. John Rutherford in his Secret History of the Fenian Conspiracy published inclaims that Stephens and O’Mahony were agents of the Russian secret service recruited to create chaos in the British Empire during the Crimean War.

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Cline. The Fenian Movement was an Irish revolutionary campaign which sought to overthrow the British rule of Ireland in the last half of the 19th century. The Fenians planned an uprising in Ireland which was thwarted when plans for it were discovered by the British.

A Fenian flag captured at Tallaght in On the th anniversary of the Fenian Rebellion ofJohn Dorney gives an overview of the Fenian movement. The word ‘Fenian’ conjures up powerful images in Irish history; of dynamite plots, clandestine meetings of secret cells plotting revolution in Ireland from both sides of the Atlantic and, of course, as a term of sectarian abuse in.

Fenians were members of a movement started in to secure Irish independence from Britain. The term Fenian comes from the Irish Gaelic term Fianna — a prominent band of mythological warriors.

Irish nationalist James Stephens established the Irish Republican Brotherhood, an underground organization supported with funds collected by its American wing, the Fenian Brotherhood.

Fenians and Fenianism are important to Irish history and the history of Ireland’s diaspora, particularly in the United States. That much is not in doubt.

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The diary is essential to understanding Stephen's role and is, as the publisher says, one of the most important documents of early Fenians. More important, for historians, it provides a unique insight to his fascinating personality. One of the Fenians who sprang to prominence in the frenetic days of and was the Glasgow Irishman Michael Barrett, about whom Ó Catháin says much.

Liberalism and Labourism provided a uniquely intense context for the shaping of Irish political minds. Like the movement, Ó Catháin’s book will endure because it cultivates new. The Fenians were members of the so-called Fenian movement in Ireland and elsewhere, though primarily America and England.

The Fenians wanted one simple desire for Ireland – independence from British rule. The Great Famine had a massive impact on Ireland. Some in Ireland believed that the government in London – to solve the ‘Irish Problem’ – had deliberately done as little. Fenian cycle, also called Fionn cycle or Ossianic cycle, in Irish literature, tales and ballads centring on the deeds of the legendary Finn MacCumhaill (MacCool) and his war band, the Fianna elite volunteer corps of warriors and huntsmen, skilled in poetry, the Fianna flourished under the reign of Cormac mac Airt in the 3rd century ad.

The Fenians in Context: Irish Politics and Society, –82 (Wolfhound Press, ) D'Arcy, William. The Fenian Movement in the United States, –86 (Catholic University of America Press, ) Jenkins, Brian.

Fenians and Anglo-American Relations during Reconstruction (Cornell University Press, ). Prominent Fenians Richard O’Sullivan Burke and Joseph Casey were being held in the Clerkenwell prison. A barrel of gunpowder was placed against the wall of the prison’s exercise yard and set off with a firework, with the aim of blowing a hole in the wall so Burke and Casey could escape.

The first chapter of the book is devoted to. A Personal List of Sources. My Fenian Library. A list of books that have shaped my opinions on the. Irish in the Civil War.

Irish History in the s. The Fenian Movement in Ireland and the United States. Fenian raids, series of abortive armed incursions conducted by the Fenians, an Irish-nationalist secret society, from the United States into British Canada in the late 19th century. The unrealized aim of the quixotic raids was to conquer Canada and exchange it with Great Britain for Irish independence.

The name of the society derives from the Fianna Éireann, the legendary band of Irish. Title: The Politics of Disestablishment: Gladstone and the Fenians. APPROVED BY MEMBERS OF THE THESIS COMMITTEE: Ann Weikel, Chairman Charles A. Le Guin Michael F. Reardon .v Cf) Reece In early William E.

Gladstone presented several Author: Robert Emmett Lanxon. the Fenians chose to disband, for it removed one of the external forces context. His letter to Meagher coincided with a growing interest in the had written a book entitled O'Connell and his Friends to give the immigrants a sense of history and identity.

The Fenians. 6, likes talking about this 45 were here. Fine Irish Folk/Rock from the County Orange. Terry Casey mandolin Rob Williams guitar Dave Weeks-Wynne bass Tardu Yegin whistle flute Followers: K. Articles by Walter McGrath and Matthew Bermingham accompany the text, along with other supplementary information, extensive footnotes, photographs and ’s being said about this book - “With a useful introductory essay, the editorial annotations, a good selection of illustrations, a selection of Fenian poetry and a number of.

In this book, Patrick Steward and Bryan McGovern present the first holistic, multi-national study of the Fenian movement. While utilizing a vast array of previously untapped primary sources, the authors uncover the socio-economic roots of Irish nationalist behavior at the height of the Victorian by: 4.

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Corfe, Tom. The book then tracks back to establish the historical context, first the rise of the Fenian movement among the Irish worldwide, embittered by famine and exile, then how the Irish came to settle in Author: Martin Doyle.

The Fenians in Context: Irish Politics and Society, by Comerford, R.V. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The second volume, The Irish, the Fenians and the Metis, considers the impact of the Irish diaspora on the United States and Canada and the rebellions led largely by Irish-American Fenians in the s and s and also the rebellions, led by Louis Riel in andby the Metis.

Robert Kee, The Bold Fenian Men, Quartet Books (London ), ISBN M J Kelly, The Fenian Ideal and Irish Nationalism,Boydell and Brewer,ISBN Michael Kenny, The Fenians, The National Museum of Ireland in association with Country House, Dublin,ISBN Book Description: Dramatic and tragic rescues of arrested Fenian leaders, the formation of a Fenian squad to engage in assassinations of suspected informers and policemen, the bombing of a London prison that brought death and destruction to a neighbouring street, public executions of several Fenians, the quality of British justice, and the struggle to develop counter-terrorism policies and an.

Clan na Gael, the organisation which had brought alarm and panic to the sentinel of the British Empire, would tear itself apart.

The Irish-American Fenians who bombed Victorian Britain, rather than blast the British presence out of Ireland, had blasted the most powerful nationalist organisation asunder.

Conclusion. Fenianism collapsed from within. The book spans the full chronological range of Fenian movement, from its origins in the aftermath of the Young Ireland movement, through its existence as a mass revolutionary movement in the 's, the long period as an underground revolutionary conspiracy, culminating in its role as the driving force of the Irish revolution between and Author: Fearghal McGarry.

The Fenians of Kentucky, held a State Convention at Covington to-day. All the circles but two were represented. Speeches were made by the "State Centre," P, BANNON, and others. The Fenians, Irish American Nationalism, and the Political Culture of Reconstruction MITCHELL SNAY On Auga band of bold Fenian men routed an I Fnglish army on the plains of Troy, New York.

The battle, of course, was a mock one, staged by local Fen-ian circles at a daylong picnic that drew an estimated ten thou-sand Irish Americans.

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It examines the Irish dimension in Britain's Empire, evident in Three Rebellions: CanadaSouth Wales and Victoria, Australiathrough attempts especially by the Young Ireland and Fenian movements to achieve Ireland's independence5/5.

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