Land League


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Land League:

see Irish Land QuestionIrish Land Question,
name given in the 19th cent. to the problem of land ownership and agrarian distress in Ireland under British rule. The long-term result of conquest, confiscation, and colonization was the creation of a class of English and Scottish landlords and of an
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She first exhibited her public support for the land League in a series of articles published in Celtic Monthly, in 1879, entitled How They Do in the House of Commons: Notes from the Ladies' Cage.
The Land League was founded in 1879 with Charles Stewart Parnell as president and Davitt as secretary.
While covering familiar ground in terms of the political challenge to landlordism represented by the Land League and Home Rule and the economic impact of land reform and the breakup of landed estates, the original contribution of this book lies in the close examination of the impact these developments had on one particular family and estate, combined with an insight into the more personal problems faced by various generations of this family over this period.
The Irish Land League and subsequent agrarian movements were genuinely transnational phenomena in that they connected Ireland with the diaspora worldwide.
Members of the self-styled New Land League, who have supported the O'Donnells' fight against repossession, were at the mansion on Tuesday night and yesterday up until gardai and the receivers arrived.
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.
Anthony Clarke was a radical, a key figure in the Irish National Land League of tenants fighting for rent reductions.
Her family tree took her back to County Mayo, Western Ireland, where her great-grandfather Anthony Clarke was one of the very rst members of the Land League, an organisation formed in 1879 which campaigned for impoverished tenant fathers to have the right own their land.
and Harry Potter fame, traces her roots back to Co Mayo in western Ireland, where her great-grandfather Anthony Clark was one of the first members of the Land League.
Anthony Clarke became secretary of the local branch of e Irish National Land League, small tenants tak-tak ing on the system and ghting to prevent evictions and gain rent reductions.
She learns about her roots, which take her back to County Mayo, Western Ireland, where her great-grandfather Anthony Clarke was one of the first members of the Land League, an organisation formed in 1879 which campaigned for impoverished tenant farmers to have the right to own their land.
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