Molly Maguire

Molly Maguire

(ˈmɒlɪ məˈɡwaɪə)
n
1. (Historical Terms) Irish history a member of a secret society that terrorized law officers during the 1840s to prevent evictions
2. (Historical Terms) (in Pennsylvania from about 1865 to 1877) a member of a society of miners that terrorized mine owners and their agents in an effort to obtain better pay
[C19: the name refers to the female disguise adopted by members of these societies]
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But he was worried about the stars Molly Maguire named - some he had worked with, others were his friends.
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The pair were bred by Tipperary smallholder Gerard Quirk out of the Supreme Leader mare Molly Maguire. Both are by sons of Sadler's Wells: Twirling Magnet is by Imperial Ballet, sire of Racing Post Novice Chase winner Blackstairmountain, while Massini's Maguire is one of two Grade 1 winners by Dr Massini, along with Punchestown Champion Novice Hurdle scorer Clopf, who is also out of a Supreme Leader mare.
Jean worked as a bartender at Molly Maguire's and enjoyed reading, cooking and traveling.
In most cases, Dr Kelly said that 'the Molly Maguires looked for rent abatements rather than non-payment of rent and it is clear that while the failure of the potato crop in 1845 had a major impact on the tenants' abilities to pay their rents, this was not the main impetus behind the Molly Maguire movement.
Alongside bandmates Dave Catching, Molly Maguire and Brant Bjork, Oliveri produced a quality set which had plenty of primal screaming.
Their arrest in Colorado, transfer to Idaho, and subsequent trial were all orchestrated by James McParland, an aging Pinkerton operative who'd become something of a celebrity for infiltrating and then helping to prosecute the infamous Molly Maguire labor terrorists; among other things, he'd been turned by Arthur Conan Doyle into a character in a rare Sherlock Holmes story set in the United States.
Box-office lots 70 b f Milan - Louisas Dream; yearling half-sister to Nicky Henderson's Grade 1 winner Minella Class 87 b f Presenting - Molly Maguire; yearling half-sister to the Grade 1 Cheltenham Festival winner Massini's Maguire 93 b c KayfTara - Nas Na Riogh; second foal out of the Grade 1-winning hurdler 174 b c Scorpion - Back To Roost; a half-brother to the recent Victor Chandler Chase winner Somersby (below) 184 b c Yeats - Bleu Ciel Et Blanc; a yearling half-brother to the 2010 Champion Hurdle winner Binocular 219 b f Fragrant Mix - Fatima ; a yearling half-sister to this year's Arkle Chase favourite Sprinter Sacre Last year's results From 161 offered, 75 (47%) were sold for a total of EUR517,550 (-14%), average of EUR6,901 (+19%) and median of EUR5,000 (+66%).
CUTLINE: (1) At left, Molly Maguire of Sturbridge, from left, Betsy Gorey of Sturbridge and Jennifer Iller of Holland enjoy a moment.
Molly Maguire and Markie Westwood of Lake Oswego, the No.
Currently there are four: Molly Maguire, her half-sister Mrs Battle, and two sisters to Massini's Maguire, Coolvane and Molly Massini - they're an incestuous lot!
Anthracite Lads: A True Story of the Fables Molly Maguires is a unique book that strives to reexamine a facet of American History in a new light.