Charles Stewart Parnell


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Charles Stewart Parnell: home rule, Robert Emmet, Michael Davitt
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Charles Stewart Parnell - Irish nationalist leader (1846-1891)Charles Stewart Parnell - Irish nationalist leader (1846-1891)
References in periodicals archive ?
When the MPs of the Irish Home Rule party holed up in a Commons committee room for six days in December 1890 to decide if the hitherto indispensable Charles Stewart Parnell could remain as leader after being cited in a divorce, they did not know whether he would stay or go.
Keir Hardie and Philip Snowden were guests at her Pontcanna home, as was Irish nationalist Charles Stewart Parnell.
Irish nationalist Charles Stewart Parnell was another guest to the house.
A whistle-stop tour of the United States by Charles Stewart Parnell galvanized awareness of key issues in Ireland and created a determination both to confront the injustice of landlordism and to offer assistance to its victims.
Naoise O Muiri said the Charles Stewart Parnell statue on Dublin's O'Connell Street should be moved to allow cars to get round the city's main thoroughfare with ease as works on the new Luas line continue.
His narrative shows how the founding of the Irish National Land League in Dublin in October 1879, the American tours of Charles Stewart Parnell in early 1880 and, a few months later, that of Michael Davitt, founder of the original Land League of County Mayo, were the catalysts for establishing an American Land League movement that eventually drew broad support from Irish Americans, irrespective of social class, gender, or their diverse political views on the legitimacy of physical force to achieve Irish independence.
To paraphrase the great Irish parliamentarian of the 19th century, Charles Stewart Parnell, no man has the right to fix the boundary of a nation.
Crop failures in Ireland, the renewed threat of famine, the agitation of the Land League, and the rise of the home rule movement under Charles Stewart Parnell, captured public attention in the United States during the last decades of the century, Sim argues, but did not stir government policy or halt the growing accord between Britain and the United States.
Focusing on leaders of that Greater Ireland, including Charles Stewart Parnell, Michael Davitt, and John Devoy, Janis follows the birth of the Land League, which offered unique and unprecedented opportunities for input from two important groups: working-class radicals and Irish American women.
It therefore stands to reason that they would highlight the political rupture in Irish nationalist politics, which resulted from the downfall of Charles Stewart Parnell, as the key factor in the GAA's remarkable decline less than a decade later.
CHARLES STEWART PARNELL THIS legend of Irish nationalism seemed on the verge of winning Home Rule for Ireland when news broke out about his romantic relationship with Katharine O'Shea.
Appropriately, Valente opens his study with two chapters examining the nationalist Charles Stewart Parnell, who (thanks in part to Joyce) has long served as the vexed "poster boy" for Irish manliness during the Victorian era.