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n.1.(Eng. Politics) One of the adherents of Charles Stewart Parnell (1846-91) in his advocacy of home rule for Ireland.
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As such, Griffith's life straddles the eras of Home Rule, cultural revival, the Parnellite split, the revolutionary period, partition, Treaty, and Civil War.
36) Signing his poems 'Coatbridge', he was, in fact, latterly headmaster of St Patrick's school in that Lanarkshire town, and active in local politics where, for example, he was instrumental in delivering the Irish nationalist vote for the successful Tory candidate, in compliance with Parnellite instructions, in 1885.
Closer attention to Parnellite politics of the 1890s would add an extra dimension to the IPP's relationship with separatism and empire; some Parnellite MPs openly supported France during the Fashoda crisis, and many Sinn Fein criticisms of the third Home Rule Bill directly copied criticisms of the 1893 Home Rule Bill by John Redmond and his followers.
The author examines the years between 1881 and 1891 and his work focuses specifically on the weekly Parnellite newspaper called United Ireland.
When one soldier persisted in his tirades against the Indians and Metis, Scollen silenced him by riposting "like a true Parnellite.
Torchiana, however, relates these observations to an earlier lecture which Yeats had delivered on tour in America and then developed as a Commentary included with 'The King of the Great Tower', 'A Parnellite at Parnell's Funeral', and others in a volume published by the Cuala Press (April 1934).
O'Grady's lecture on Elizabethan Ireland at Alexandra College in 1895 stirred up a lengthy correspondence in the Parnellite Irish Independent.
A huge scandal erupted: the Irish clergy denounced Parnell from the pulpit as an adulterer; the British press excoriated him while his own party and the entire country divided bitterly into Parnellite and anti-Parnellite factions.
He intended his brand of cultural nationalism to be an all-inclusive, big-tent movement that would welcome "Protestant and Catholic, Nationalist and Unionist, Parnellite and anti-Parnellite.
He was secretary of a branch of the National League the political wing of the Land League - and was a staunch Parnellite.
This volume begins with Redmond's election as Party Leader and his success in reuniting the Irish Parliamentary Party after the extremely bitter Parnellite split.
He demonstrates that things might have been a great deal worse (or, from a Parnellite perspective, better) were it not for the patience and selflessness of McCarthy as chairman.