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Hidden Histories: Parnellism

There were some chuckles earlier this week when Jacob Rees-Mogg evoked the name of Charles Stewar...

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13.00 8 Sep 2019


Hidden Histories: Parnellism



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13.00 8 Sep 2019


There were some chuckles earlier this week when Jacob Rees-Mogg evoked the name of Charles Stewart Parnell in the House of Commons, but Parnell himself would have been delighted to see his name trend on Twitter - he was, afterall, a master at bringing attention to his political cause.

The Uncrowned King of Ireland brought the Westminster parliament to a standstill, but some of the leading British politicians of the day later admitted their deep respect for the father of filibustering.

Gavan Reilly is joined by Donal Fallon of the Come Here To Me! blog for another episode of  Hidden Histories.


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