Dillon, John

Dillon, John,

1851–1927, Irish nationalist. A supporter of Charles Stewart ParnellParnell, Charles Stewart
, 1846–91, Irish nationalist leader. Haughty and sensitive, Parnell was only a mediocre orator, but he possessed a marked personal fascination and was a shrewd political and parliamentary tactician.
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, he entered Parliament in 1880 and was arrested several times for his advocacy of boycotting and agrarian agitation. After the Parnell divorce scandal, Dillon led the anti-Parnell faction until the Nationalist party was reunited (1900) under the leadership of John RedmondRedmond, John Edward,
1856–1918, Irish nationalist leader. He was elected to Parliament as a Home Rule member in 1881 at the height of the obstructionist program of Charles Parnell.
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. During World War I, Dillon incurred the enmity of Sinn Fein by encouraging military recruiting in Ireland in spite of his opposition to conscription. He succeeded (1918) Redmond in the leadership of the Nationalist party, but his career came to an end after the Sinn FéinSinn Féin
[Irish,=we, ourselves], Irish nationalist movement. It had its roots in the Irish cultural revival at the end of the 19th cent. and the growing nationalist disenchantment with the constitutional Home Rule movement.
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 victory in the 1918 election.
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Sean Dillon, John Rankin, Paul Dixon, Gavin Gunning and Ryan McGowan shoulder the leadership roles, lovely boys to a man but far too meek to carry that mantle.
"Dillon, John Talbot (1734-1806)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004.
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With Katherine Boulter, Connor Macchi, Bill Condon, Tracy DeBlois, Laurie Marcinkewicz, Erica Dustin, Christine Guertin, Hannah Gunnell, Heather Pruiksma, Matt Cogswell, Jack Dillon, John Bausch, Nate Leonard, Kristina Fancy, Chris Harris, Debby Greenbaum, Josh Telepman, Julie Holston Quimby, Cameron Call, Caroline Pingeton, Allie Curran, Mikaila Traina, Eve LaBlanc, Makayla Conor and Mary Mahoney.
For a disappointing Clare, James McInerney, Cian Dillon, John Conlon and Conor McGrath were the star turns on an otherwise disappointing afternoon.
Dumbarton welcome back Paul McQuilken but Chris Gentile, John Dillon, John Gemmell, Jamie Smith and Mark Dempsie all miss the home game against Montrose.
DILLON, John. The Heirs of Plato: A Study of the Old Academy (347-274 B.C.).
The members have included Jake Beyer, Chris Yoder, Dennis Shipe, Kathy Dillon, John Zellers, and Celia Tortes.
With: Kevin Dillon, John Littlefield, Megan Dodds, John Doman, Harley Cross, Joel Garland, Clifton James.
Dillon, John. "A Platonist Ars amatoria." Classical Quarterly 44 (1994): 387-92.
As well as Timberlake, her boyfriends have included Jared Leto, Matt Dillon, John Mayer, illusionist Criss Angel, the English male model Paul Sculfor and, for the past year, Kate Hudson's former boyfriend, the baseball star Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees.