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  Irish Rebellion of 1798 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The opposition of the Catholic Church in Ireland to the expected rebellion had been secured by the establishment of Maynooth College in the same year and it was, barring a few individual exceptions, firmly on the side of the Crown throughout the entire period of the rebellion.
As a result the immediate version of the rebellion put out by the victors was of a fanatical rebel mob capable of extreme savagery led on and encouraged by priests to drive all heretics from Ireland and this crude version of events is still, to some extent, the lasting popular memory of the rebellion.
By the centenary of the Rebellion in 1898, conservative Irish nationalists and the Catholic Church claimed that the United Irishmen had been fighting for "Faith and Fatherland", emphasising the role of Catholic priests in the Rising and deliberately obscuring the secular Enlightenment ideology of the mostly Protestant United Irish leadership.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Irish_Rebellion_of_1798   (2415 words)

 Embassy of Ireland - Washington, DC
Irish monks established centres of learning and Christianity in many parts of Europe in the period before 800 A.D. During the ninth and tenth centuries, Ireland was regularly raided by the Vikings.
Irish writers and painters were at the forefront of European modernism in the early decades of the twentieth century.
Irish, the State’s first official language, is a part of the Celtic family of languages, and is closely related to Scottish Gaelic, Welsh and Breton.
www.irelandemb.org /info.html   (5391 words)

 Ireland and the Irish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Irish has evolved from a form of Celtic, which was introduced into Ireland at some period during the great Celtic migrations of antiquity between the end of the second millennium and the fourth century BC.
Irish continued as the language of the greater part of the rural population and, for a time, of the servant classes in towns.
The number of Irish speakers is a decreasing proportion of the total because, for a variety of complex reasons, some of the indigenous population of the Gaeltacht continue to shift to English, and because new English-speaking households are settling there.
www.stpatricksday.com /2002/ireland.html   (4564 words)

Early Irish literature and the sagas relating to the pre-Christian period of Irish history abound with references to ogham writing, which was almost certainly of pagan origin, and which continued to be employed up to the Christianization of the island.
Even as late as 1798, the grammarian Neilson of County Down, who was a Protestant clergyman of the Established Church and perfectly loyal to the Government, was arrested by a dozen dragoons and accused of treason because he preached in Irish.
The Irish probably learnt the use of letters in the second century, but did not use the Roman alphabet until the country was converted to Christianity in the fourth and fifth centuries.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08116a.htm   (13072 words)

 On the Irish Question by Karl Marx   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
In 1649-52, the Irish uprising was brutally suppressed; the garrisons and population of entire towns were destroyed, I the Irish were sold en masse into slavery in the West Indies, and Irish lands were confiscated and handed over to new English landlords.
The 1798 uprising was the result of the upsurge of national sentiments in Ireland, caused by the growth of the liberation movement and the impact of the American and French bourgeois revolutions at the end of the 18th century.
Irish Catholics had not enjoyed the right to stand for election to Parliament from the end of the 17th century, following the introduction of an oath to be taken by M.P.s involving an abjuration of Catholic dogmas.
www.marxists.org /archive/marx/works/1867/12/16.htm   (4918 words)

 The 1798 rebellion in Ireland and it's meaning today   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The rebel army was increasing demoralised and restricted to defensive battles and guerrilla raids.
The rebellion of the United Irishmen was not a rebellion for four abstract green fields, free of John Bull.
The central message of 1798 was not Irish unity for its own sake, indeed the strongest opponents of the British parliament had been the Irish ascendancy, terrified that direct rule might result in Catholic emancipation.
struggle.ws /andrew/1798_p2.html   (5878 words)

 Irish Rebellions -- Three Viewpoints   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
In addition to the 1798 affair, Litton covers Robert Emmet's 1803 rebellion, the Young Ireland uprising of 1848, the Fenian uprising of 1867, and the 1916 Easter Rising that led to the proclamation of the Irish Republic in 1921.
The rising had been planned in secret by the more radical elements in the Irish Republican Brotherhood and the Irish Volunteers, and when the more moderate leaders finally were told a couple of days before the event, they went about the countryside telling their followers that the "maneuvers" were off.
Her story adds some details about the life of Irish immigrants and the plight of women during the period, but her story is never resolved, and distracts more from the main plot than it adds to it.
www.greenmanreview.com /irish_rebellions.html   (1870 words)

 James Connolly: Labour in Irish History - Chapter 16   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Similar battles between the peasantry and the soldiery, aided by the local landlords, occurred in the county Wexford.
The Irish working-class exiles in Great Britain saw that the nationalist aspirations of their race pointed to the same conclusion, called for the same action, as the material interests of their class – viz., the complete overthrow of the capitalist government and the national and social tyranny upon which it rested.
The fight made by the Irish septs against the English pale and all it stood for; the struggle of the peasants and labourers of the 18th and 19th centuries; the great social struggle of all the ages will again arise and re-shape itself to suit the new conditions.
www.marxists.org /archive/connolly/1910/lih/chap16.htm   (2599 words)

 Irish Republican Army FBI Files
Many members of the Irish Volunteers, however, did not know that a rising was intended, and the plotters were limited in their assembly of manpower to the Irish Republican Brotherhood and its close associates.
When the Irish Free State was established in 1922, the IRA remained a force of opposition to Ireland's status of being under the dominion of Great Britain and the separation of Northern Ireland.
Neenan was the former head of the Irish Republican Army in the United States and the founder of the U.S. Irish hospital sweepstakes.
www.paperlessarchives.com /ira.html   (1630 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
One Irish regimental unit, with red uniforms and green facings, was seen to have participated in the siege of Fort Oswego.
In the early 1800's the Irish populated the Avalon Peninsula in particular.
The Irish constituted 15.4 % of the Atlantic Provinces; 7.4% of the Quebec; 49.8% of Ontario; 17.7% of the Prairie Provinces, 9.5% of British Columbia, and 0.2 % of the Northern Territories.
members.aol.com /IrishWord/Ir-Can.htm   (6478 words)

 The 1798 Rebellion in Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
On 4th and 5th June the rebellion suffered its most decisive defeat at the battle of New Ross, and on 9th the defeat at the battle of Arklow was the last major attempt to spread the rebellion to neighbouring counties.
This 'history' had several aims; to hide the role of the church hierarchy in condemning the rising (and instead claim that the church led the rising); to blame the failure of the rising on underground revolutionary organisation (as an attack on the Fenians); and to minimise the involvement of Northern Presbyterians and democratic ideals.
The rewriting of the history of 1798 by loyalists and nationalists alike has a common purpose, which is to define being 'Irish' as containing a requirement to being a Catholic.
flag.blackened.net /revolt/rbr/rbr4_1798.html   (7504 words)

 Irish American Index .US   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Special: Members of Congress, Irish and Irish-American (since 1774): Over 500 brief biographies and many photos and engravings of the members, Senate and House.
Index and profiles of Irish in the Society of the Society of the Cincinnati.
A flag-bearer/veteran of the 1798 rebellion buried at Garryowen, Iowa.
www.irishamericanindex.us   (1195 words)

 1796-1798: Trois tentatives d’invasion françaises en Irlande
The whole enterprise was lobbied for by Theobald Wolfe Tone, an Irish lawyer closely associated with the United Irish Society, and masterminded by General Carnot, one of the French Directors.
No mention was made, however, of the substantial numbers of Irish insurgents who rallied to his flag and acquitted themselves well on the field of battle, particularly at Ballinamuck.
During the whole Revolution and Napoleonic period, a number of Irish patriots served under the French flag, some of which names are still to be seen on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
www.napoleon-series.org /military/battles/bantry/c_bantry.html   (557 words)

 Cercanías Distantes
Although not the most decisive of these battles, the one which became eventually the most celebrated was the Battle of the Boyne, which occurred in July, 1690.
Thus, after the unsuccessful United Irishmen rebellion of 1798, the Act of Union was passed, creating the United Kingdom of Britain and Ireland in 1801.
And in the same year the Irish Republican Army called a cease-fire in a political move to facilitate inclusive negotiations which would, in their view, lead to a British withdrawal and the establishment of new structures in Ireland which were agreed by all Irish people.
www.zonezero.com /magazine/essays/distant/zcultu2.html   (3212 words)

 Genealogyweb Presents...Ireland Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Irish Sea to the east, which separates Ireland from Britain, is from 17.6 to 192 km (11 to 120 miles) wide and has a maximum depth of about 200 metres (650 feet).
At this time, the English tried to force the Irish to areas west of the river Shannon, and attempted to give their land and property to disloyal Scotsmen (such as those who lost at the Battle of Dunkirk) and to English undertakers (overlords) sent to manage the Irish and the land.
The form of singing Irish in the old style or sean nós, is sung solo, and the music is usually ornamented by melismatic, rhythmic and intervallic variation.
www.genealogyweb.com /Irishculture.html   (3064 words)

 Part 17 of Labour in Irish History
The Irish working-class exiles in Great Britain saw that the nationalist aspirations of their race pointed to the same conclusion, called for the same action, as the material interests of their class---viz., the complete overthrow of the capitalist government and the national and social tyranny upon which it rested.
Ireland compelled the Liberal Party to give a half-hearted acquiescence to the demands of the Irish peasantry, and the Home Rule- Liberal alliance was consummated, the Irish business men in Great Britain came to the front and succeeded in worming themselves into all the places of trust and leadership in the Irish organisations.
The fight made by the Irish septs against the English pale and all it stood for; the struggle of the peasants and labourers of the 18th and 19th centuries; the great social struggle of all the ages will again arise and re- shape itself to suit the new conditions.
www.ucc.ie /celt/online/E900002-001/text017.html   (3028 words)

 Irish Books Authors - Irish History
Battles of 1798 Series :: Ireland 1798 The Battles :: The Landed Gentry and Aristocracy of Kilkenny
Art Kavanagh who is the author of many other works not listed in this site (including Ireland 1798 the Battles and In the Shadow of Mount Leinster) is a highly respected historian and author from Co. Wexford.
A third book, “Living in Sri Lanka”, written in conjunction with Irish photographer James Fennell, is due to be published by Thames and Hudson in the Spring 2006.
www.irish-books.org /authors.htm   (1175 words)

 Excellent historiographical article -- post-revision
In 1798 it was where 'our side' took a large number of Protestant men, women and children, put them in a barn and burned them to death.
He asked me to join other descendants, mostly grandchildren, of the men who had fought in the Easter Rebellion in the town of Enniscorthy, where I was born and where my grandfather had fought, in a march through the town on Easter Sunday to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Rising.
Bowen's Irishness is not of mere academic interest to him; there is always the implication that Ireland must take Bowen and her tradition on board if Ireland is to survive.
webhost.bridgew.edu /jstonehouse/Toibin.htm   (4243 words)

 Division 61 Irish History Page
Irish Influence on the Catholic Church and Education in Pennsylvania
Note: Many winners of the award were of Irish descent but only those that were born in Ireland are identified here.
The Irish Diaspora in Latin and South America.
www.aoh61.com /history/mainhist.htm   (317 words)

 Irish Rebellion (1798)
The Year of liberty: the history of the great Irish rebellion of 1798.
1798 Ireland: the French Revolution and the Irish Struggle, by Seán Ó Brádaigh.
The 1798 Rebellion in County Wexford, by Wexford Online.
www.regiments.org /wars/19fr-nap/798irelnd.htm   (165 words)

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