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Boycotting and the Agrarian Agitation

Boycotting and the Agrarian Agitation

Father John O’Malley, parish priest of The Neale, Co Mayo, was the inventor of the word ‘boycott’ and Mr James Redpath, the American journalist, who came over to write the terrible story of the land war in Ireland accords O’Malley credit for inventing the word for him.

Micheal Davitt 1846-1906

Micheal Davitt 1846-1906

A biography of Micheal Davitt – campaigner for ‘Home Rule’

Patriotism: Early Irish Nationalism

Patriotism: Early Irish Nationalism

The term ‘patriot’ is best known in relation to the American War of Independence but the origins of Patriotism began in Ireland with the writings of Jonathan Swift and William Molyneux who wrote: “liberty seems the independent right of all mankind”.

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