When Maurice Moynihan, the leading figure in the IRB in Kerry, organised his national general meeting of the GAA in Dublin in July 1891, the representatives present agreed to pledge their support to the leadership and ideals of Charles Stewart Parnell
In this biography of Irish nationalist leader Charles Stewart Parnell
, author Bew (Irish politics, Queen's University Belfast) draws on new material which has come to light in recent years to reveal new insights about Parnell's family background, his intellectual formation, and his early career in and outside of Parliament.
In Parliament the Home Rule MPs were obstructive and the response of their leader Charles Stewart Parnell
to the emergency was to promote, with the ex-Fenian Michael Davitt, the Land League, which marshalled resistance to the landlords.
but when we look at the two waxworks who have destroyed the dying family's home their nameplates clearly say they are Charles Stewart Parnell
and O'Donovan Rossa, two heroes who fought for Irish freedom.
35 Charles Stewart Parnell
, a key figure in the Parliamentary struggle for Irish Home Rule, first became an MP for which constituency?
One had to go back to the publication by the London Times of the 1887 Pigott forgery libeling Charles Stewart Parnell
, the Irish nationalist hero, to find an equivalent debacle.
In The Three (Dis)graces (figure 4) he conveys the erroneous national loyalties of William Gladstone, Michael Davitt and Charles Stewart Parnell
Stead would term, in 1886, "Government by Journalism"--and also of course, for the dramatic if short-lived ascendancy of Irish Parliamentary Party leader Charles Stewart Parnell
, an astute co-dependant of Ireland's liberal provincial press.
Like so many other participants in the cultural revolution known as the "Irish Revival," Yeats believed that with the political collapse in 1891 of Charles Stewart Parnell
(the leader of the Irish Party in the British Parliament and champion of Irish Home Rule), the ground on which the cause of Irish independence would be fought had shifted from the parliamentary to the cultural arena.
Thus, Belfast playwright Stewart Parker rubs shoulders with Parliament na mBan, a seventeenth-century didactic text in Gaelic, and with nineteenth-century nationalist leader Charles Stewart Parnell
, while the entry on Brian Friel's early play Crystal and Fox is flanked by Cu Chulainn, the mythical hero of the Ulster cycle, and the nineteenth-century journalist and novelist Eyre Evans Crowe.
What became Ireland's national theater grew out of the "literary revival" (itself a three-page entry beginning on page 311), the modern Irish literary movement that began after the fall of the nationalist Charles Stewart Parnell
(page 465) in 1890.
What Fairhall offers instead is a detailed but straightforward examination of the events surrounding Joyce's major works, from the Phoenix Park murders and the fall of Charles Stewart Parnell
to the Great War and after.
Franklin (74) (1816-1820); and later took the Franklin to the Pacific to command the squardron there (1820-1824); president of the examining board (1829); member of the Board of Naval Commissioners (1830-1834); commander of the Philadelphia Navy Yard (1838-1841, 1846, 1854-1861); commander of the Home Squadron (1842-1843); promoted to the special rank of Senior Flag Officer (April 1859); retired from active duty (December 1861); promoted rear admiral on the retired list (July 1862); he died in Bordentown, New Jersey (November 6, 1869); his grandson and namesake was the famous Irish nationalist politician Charles Stewart Parnell
The movement, which had been developing very slowly in the latter half of the 19th century, achieved its major impetus from the political martyrdom of the Irish leader Charles Stewart Parnell
, an event which caused many thoughtful Irishmen to abandon the attempt to achieve a national identity within an English framework.
The book goes back in time to remember Charles Stewart Parnell
, well known for his red-hot affair with Kitty O'Shea, who no doubt could not resist his Victorian beard.