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  History: Na Fianna Eireann - Irish Republican Youth Association
She secured a hall at 34 Lower Camden Street and invited Bulmer Hobson to assist, as he had previous experience of handling boys, having run a boys' organisation in Belfast.
This meeting, which was presided over by Bulmer Hobson, marked the actual founding of the organisation and its launcing on a national scale.
Hobson was elected President, Madame Vice-President and Pádraic O'Riain Secretary.
fianna.gq.nu /history.htm   (1521 words)

  
  Bulmer Hobson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hobson, a Protestant from County Tyrone, was one of the founding members of the Volunteers, and served as their secretary before the Rising.
Hobson resigned as a member of the Supreme Council of the IRB, and was fired from his job as Dublin correspondent for the newspaper the Gaelic American, leaving him in financial straits.
Hobson was kidnapped by the organisers of the rising to stop him from spreading news of MacNeill's order, and was held in a safehouse in Phibsborough until the Rising was well underway.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bulmer_Hobson   (414 words)

  
 Bulmer Hobson -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hobson was a (A political advocate of socialism) socialist and (A writer for newspapers and magazines) journalist with close connections to (Click link for more info and facts about James Connolly) James Connolly.
Hobson was one of the founding members of the Volunteers, and served as their secretery before the Rising.
Hobson resigned as a member of the Supreme Council of the IRB, and was fired from his job as (Capital and largest city and major port of the Irish Free State) Dublin correspondent for the newspaper the Gaelic American, leaving him in financial straits.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/B/Bu/Bulmer_Hobson.htm   (445 words)

  
 Bulmer Hobson - Definition, explanation
Bulmer Hobson (1882 - 1969) was a leading member of the Irish Volunteers and the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB) before the Easter Rising in 1916.
Hobson was one of the founding members of the Volunteers, and served as their secretery before the Rising.
Hobson resigned as a member of the Supreme Council of the IRB, and was fired from his job as Dublin correspondent for the newspaper the Gaelic American, leaving him in financial straits.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/b/bu/bulmer_hobson.php   (421 words)

  
 Sean MacDermott - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1910 he became manager of the radical newspaper "Irish Freedom," which he founded along with Bulmer Hobson and Denis McCullough.
When his close friend Bulmer Hobson voted to allow the Irish Parliamentary leader John Redmond to take control of the Volunteers, MacDermott never spoke to him again.
In May, 1915, MacDermott was arrested in Tuam, County Galway, under the Defense of the Realm Act for giving a speech against enlisting into the British Army.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sean_MacDermott   (409 words)

  
 Bulmer Hobson - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
Bulmer Hobson was a leading member of the Irish Volunteers and the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB) before the Easter Rising in 1916.
Hobson was a socialist and journalist with close connections to James Connolly.
Hobson was opposed to the plans for the Rising, believing it was contrary to the stated purpose of the Volunteers, particularly as it stood no real chance of success.
www.music.us /education/B/Bulmer-Hobson.htm   (423 words)

  
 Bulmer Family Genealogy Forum
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 Organisations behind 1916 Easter Rising   (Site not responding. Last check: )
New members Bulmer Hobson and Dennis McCullogh began to revive it with the assistance of Seán MacDiarmada.
In August 1909 Countess Markievicz and Bulmer Hobson, an IRB revivalist, organised the nationalist youth into Na Fianna Eireann (Warriors of Ireland).
Military drills were held alongside sporting events and Hobsons influence is clear when one considers that many of these "boy scouts" went on to become fully fledged members of the Irish Republican Brotherhood.
indigo.ie /~1916/organisations.html   (739 words)

  
 Ireland's OWN: History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hobson, in 1902 was not yet a member of the IRB, and even before he was sworn into the IRB in 1904 his interest in the Fianna began to wane.
Bulmer Hobson was a quite retiring Belfast Republican, he was a member of a Belfast Quaker family, and his father was a follower of Gladstone in politics and a Liberal Home Ruler.
Hobson had not officially consulted the IRB about the foundation of the Fianna, but the IRB was pleased with his intervention, and he began recruiting the older boys of the Fianna from 17 years into the IRB.
irelandsown.net /nafianna.htm   (12829 words)

  
 Newshound: Daily Northern Ireland news catalog - Irish News article
The Dungannon Clubs was founded by Belfast republicans Denis McCullough and Bulmer Hobson in 1904 to promote an independent Irish republic.
Between 1905 and 1907 a series of amalgamations between other republican groups such as Cumann na Gaedheal and the National Council led to the creation of a new party based around the principle of 'sinn fein' ('we ourselves').
Bulmer Hobson, a Holywood-born Quaker, and city-based Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB) member Denis McCullough, were the leading lights of the movement – though Co Tyrone had some key players too.
www.nuzhound.com /articles/irish_news/arts2005/mar8_Tyrone_hardliners_changed_SFs_direction__DMcCann.php   (1141 words)

  
 Civil War in Ulster: Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: )
J.J. was instrumental in starting a consumer co-op for the supply of groceries to the Trinity students living in rooms, and this aroused the ire of the Dublin traders, as reported in the June 1913 issue of Hobson's Irish Freedom.
The I.R.B.'s illusions were however shared by Bulmer Hobson and by Arthur Griffith.
Hobson as early as October 1912 was promoting the idea that '...the present campaign in the North...
www.iol.ie /~rjtechne/cwujjtop/newintro.htm   (4019 words)

  
 SEARC'S WEB GUIDE - Liam O'Briain (1888-1974)
On Good Friday [1916] Bulmer Hobson was arrested by Volunteers.
Hobson discovered before MacNeill what was intended on Easter Sunday, so in the middle of Holy Week he began making counter-moves.
This was no part of his work as Secretary, so he was detained in a Dublin house until after the fight had started on Easter Monday.
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 History (12)- Irish Revolution
The subsequent execution of 15 leaders, however, and the threat of forced conscription in Ireland in 1918 during the final stages of World War I, set the stage for Sinn Féin to replace the Irish Parliamentary Party as the dominant political party in Ireland.
Founded in 1905 by Arthur Griffith and Bulmer Hobson, Sinn Féin called for Ireland to become a republic independent of the United Kingdom, and for an end to the partition movement among Protestants in the north.
In the general election in November 1918, Sinn Féin candidates won 73 of the 105 seats allotted to Ireland in the United Kingdom parliament.
users.net.yu /~shamrock/eire/history12.htm   (345 words)

  
 Eire-Ireland:Journal of Irish Studies: An open national identity: Rutherford Mayne, Gerald MacNamara, and the plays of ...
For the formation of the new company in 1904, Parkhill and Hobson were joined by writers such as Joseph Campbell and Rutherford Mayne, and by enthusiastic artists from the Belfast School of Art.
Delving into conflicting political identities in an objective manner would not be easy for any of them: Hobson, Parkhill and the Morrow family all shared a nationalist bias.
The first two belonged to the Protestant National Association in Belfast and were interested in using Irish drama "as a vehicle of propaganda." (6) Hobson was also a member of the Dungannon Clubs.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0FKX/is_1-2_39/ai_n6150062   (1219 words)

  
 Irish Crown Jewels at Bryson Burke Diamonds
This was written by the Irish Republican Brotherhood member Bulmer Hobson and published on 4 July 1908, the whole saga of course providing advanced nationalists with a golden opportunity to expose what they saw as British corruption.
It was claimed that Shackleton, in confederation with Captain Gorges, was inspired to repeat this action at a later date, but this time there was to be no return via the post or otherwise, and the Jewels were eventually sold off to help ease the desperate duo's financial problems.
Bulmer Hobson also recalled in later years that he had an interview in 1912 with Gorges, then apparently acting as an agent provocateur, in the course of which he confirmed to Hobson the essential accuracy of the Gaelic American article.
brysonburke.com /royals_ireland.html   (2753 words)

  
 An Phoblacht: About Us
The clubs were founded by Denis McCullough and Bulmer Hobson and their first task was to start a weekly paper.
In the early issues PS O’Hegarty wrote a series of articles called ‘Fenianism in Practice’ which was a definite and important contribution to the philosophy of the Sinn Féin Movement.
It was always in financial difficulty and was financed by the shillings and pence of members of the Dungannon Clubs, by a few pounds from Roger Casement and by several large sums which were presented to Hobson in various cities in America.
www.anphoblacht.com /about   (4524 words)

  
 ireland.com / Focus / The 1916 Rising
When a more militant minority distanced itself from Redmond's line and protested that "Ireland cannot, with honour or safety, take part in foreign quarrels otherwise than through the free action of a national government of her own", the National Volunteers split.
British intelligence estimated that just 13,500 of the 188,000 Volunteers went with the militant faction led by Eoin MacNeill, its president and chief of staff, Bulmer Hobson, Michael O'Rahilly, Patrick Pearse, Thomas McDonagh, Joseph Plunkett, Piaras Beaslaí, Eamonn Ceannt, Seán McDermott and Liam Mellows - and that may have been an exaggeration of their strength.
For months she had been reading the cautious pronouncements of Eoin MacNeill and his ally Bulmer Hobson with disdain.
www.ireland.com /focus/easterrising/sunday   (2896 words)

  
 SAOIRSE Online - Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The monthly newspaper of Republican Sinn Féin, it takes its name from Irish Freedom — Saoirse, a Fenian paper which first appeared in November 1910 and continued as a monthly publication until December 1914 when it was suppressed by the British authorities.
Among the contributors to that paper were Bulmer Hobson, PS Hegerty, Terence McSwiney, Pádraig Pearse, Ernest Blythe, Piaras Beaslaí, Pat Devlin, Fred Cogley, JW Good and Roger Casement.
Irish Republicans have always attempted to produce a newspaper, as a means of speaking to the people.
ireland.iol.ie /~saoirse/channel2.htm   (895 words)

  
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The monthly newspaper of Republican Sinn Féin, it takes its name from Irish Freedom — Saoirse, a Fenian paper which first appeared in November 1910 and continued as a monthly publication until December 1914 when it was suppressed by the British authorities.
Among the contributors to that paper were Bulmer Hobson, PS Hegerty, Terence McSwiney, Pádraig Pearse, Ernest Blythe, Piaras Beaslaí, Pat Devlin, Fred Cogley, JW Good and Roger Casement.
Irish Republicans have always attempted to produce a newspaper, as a means of speaking to the people.
www.rsf.ie /saoirse.htm   (712 words)

  
 First World War.com - Feature Articles - The Easter Rising, Dublin 1916
In the early months of 1915 lectures on street fighting among other things, were given by James Connolly, Thomas MacDonagh, and others to the Irish Volunteers.
Pearse was made a Commandant, as were James Plunkett, Bulmer Hobson, Thomas MacDonagh, Eamon Ceannt, Eamon De Valera and Edward Daly.
In March, the seven IRB Commandants met (this was not an Irish Volunteer meeting) to discuss a possible rising in September.
www.firstworldwar.com /features/easterrising.htm   (3096 words)

  
 AN PHOBLACHT/REPUBLICAN NEWS
Present were Bulmer Hobson, Eoin Mac NÈill, P.draig Mac Piarais, Se.n Mac Diarmada, W.J. Ryan, Eamonn Ceannt, The O'Rahilly, Joseph Campbell, James Deakin, Se.n Fitzgibbon, Robert Page, Piaras BeaslaÌ, Seamus O'Connor, Eamonn Martin, Colm O'Loughlin, Michael Judge and Colonel Maurice Moore.
It was agreed to hold a public recruiting meeting for a body called the Irish Volunteers whose aim was ``to secure and maintain the common rights and liberties of Irish men''.
The meeting in the grounds was addressed by B. O'Connor and Bulmer Hobson.
republican-news.org /archive/1998/November26/26hist.html   (1303 words)

  
 Irish Volunteers
The Ulster Volunteers were able to get away with it nevertheless, and the Irish Volunteers realized they would have to as well if they were to be a serious force.
Thus O'Rahilly, Sir Roger Casement, and Bulmer Hobson worked together to coordinate a daylight gun running expedition to the port of Howth, just north of Dublin.
The plan worked beautifully, and Erskine Childers brought nearly 1,000 rifles to the harbor and distributed them to the waiting Volunteers without interference from the authorities.
www.irishwolfhounds.org /volunteers.htm   (664 words)

  
 University of Delaware: ULSTER THEATRE PLAYS
The Ulster Literary Theatre was formed in 1902 by David Parkhill and Bulmer Hobson, a Quaker active in the Irish Nationalist Movement before the 1916 Easter Rising.
After achieving little success in spreading his ideas and principles through other methods, Hobson decided to try drama as a vehicle of propoganda.
Gerald MacNamara was the pseudonym of Harry C. Morrow (1866-1938).
www.lib.udel.edu /ud/spec/findaids/ulster.htm   (792 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Death threat hid gay truth about patriot
Writing from New York, McCartan tells fellow republican Bulmer Hobson: 'It seems there is one way to stop this, it is a rotten way but still, I shall pass the word to the IRA to give Bigger or any other Irishman found spreading the yarn one warning.
In a separate sheet to Hobson, McCartan continues: 'I hope to get Sean Russell [IRA chief of staff] or some of the boys to visit Bigger and give some "friendly advice".
The McCartan letter makes a reference to the 1922 murder of Sir Henry Wilson, the Chief of the Imperial General Staff during the Great War, reminding Hobson that some of the men involved in killing Wilson could still intimidate anyone in Dublin.
www.guardian.co.uk /gayrights/story/0,12592,837954,00.html   (749 words)

  
 INA/Irish People Home
On 31 October 1973, 31 years ago this week, one of the most spectacular and audacious escapes from an Irish prison took place when three of the IRA’s key personnel were airlifted to freedom in a seconded helicopter from Mountjoy Prison.
For a very brief period, Gerry Adams, Tom Hartley and I and others were in the spiritual company of Sir Roger Casement, Francis Bigger, Bulmer Hobson, Dinny McCullough, Francis McPeake and Cathal O’Byrne.
But information that emerged last week suggests that when it comes to maintaining the sectarian imbalance within the force, the PSNI has a few tricks up its sleeve as well.
www.inac.org /irishpeople/headlines/2004-10-28/index.html   (205 words)

  
 B6 Edgar Rice Burroughs Library
Byrne says of his family: "We were about the only one of the four big Irish families of the gap in the North to still keep our mouths, if not our heads, above water." At fourteen, he met Bulmer Hobson, founder of Irish volunteer movement.
Hobson took him to an early meeting of the volunteers (1906), when he was accompanied by Robert Lynd of the London Daily News.
Through Hobson, he acquired a taste for Irish history and nationalism that the culture was deeply immersed in at the time.
www.erbzine.com /dan/b6.html   (3841 words)

  
 History of Friends' School
Even in Joseph Radley's time, the boys' bowlers had been much disliked and Bulmer Hobson remembered playing football with them on the day their owners left school for good.
Born in England, he was nevertheless by now so thoroughly settled in Lisburn that it was easy to think of him as native and to the manner born.
In his 86th year, a month before his death, Bulmer Hobson recalled with typical trenchancy the virtues of Charles Benington.
www.lisburn.com /books/friends-school/friends-school5.htm   (12121 words)

  
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