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13 February 2017 Edition

Fenian Rising - 150th anniversary - 5 March

13 February 2017

ON 5 MARCH 1867, the ill-fated Rising by the Irish Republican Brotherhood, popularly known as the Fenians, consisted of sporadic and short-lived confrontations with British forces in a few locations across Ireland. But this was by no means the end of the IRB and the continuing influence of Fenianism was profound. Free article


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