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The Irish-American dynamite campaign

Joseph McKenna

The Irish-American dynamite campaign

a history, 1881-1896

by Joseph McKenna

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irish Americans,
  • Autonomy and independence movements,
  • Bombings,
  • Clan-na-Gael,
  • Political violence,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJoseph McKenna
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA957 .M45 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25347135M
    ISBN 109780786468966
    LC Control Number2012021129

    Though O'Donovan Rossa's dynamite campaign did not gain Ireland's freedom, Rossa, in his old age in America, became something of a symbol to younger Irish patriots. The aging Fenian would be visited at his home on Staten Island, and his fiercely stubborn opposition to Britain was considered inspirational. A central figure in this study is Patrick Ford, the Irish-American editor of The Irish World newspaper. It was in Ford's newspaper in that the initial skirmishing fund was established which enabled the Clan-na-Gael dynamite campaign. Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa, who made an.

      Between and Irish American republicans carried out a series of bombings in Britain. The first batch in and early were part of the skirmishing campaign, the second, between October and January became known as the Dynamite War. Impatient with Clan na Gael’s hesitancy to employ Nobel’s new invention, Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa and Patrick Crowe initiated a ‘dynamite campaign’ in Under the auspices of the revived Fenian Brotherhood and Rossa’s United Irishmen organisation, they bluntly declared their intentions to bomb political and economic targets in.

    Having its origins in the complex world of Irish-American politics, the Fenian dynamite campaign in Victorian Britain was undertaken between and , and was largely a response to the failures of Fenianism in the previous decade/5(2). Queen's University Belfast is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. For more information please read our Equality and Diversity Policy. Queen's University Belfast is registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC VAT registration number: GB


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About the Book. In the s, Clan-na-Gael, an extremist Irish-American organization that succeeded the Fenian Brotherhood, initiated a dynamite campaign against Britain in a bid to bring about Irish independence. Throughout England, explosions rocked government, military and police targets, including the Tower of London, London Bridge and the.

In the s, Clan-na-Gael, an extremist Irish-American organization that succeeded the Fenian Brotherhood, initiated a dynamite campaign against Britain in a bid to bring about Irish independence.

Throughout England, explosions rocked government, military and police targets, including the Tower of London, London Bridge and the Houses of 5/5(1). Having its origins in the complex world of Irish-American politics, the Fenian dynamite campaign in Victorian Britain was undertaken between andand was largely a response to the failures of Fenianism in the previous decade.5/5(1).

In the s, Clan-na-Gael, an extremist Irish-American organization that succeeded the Fenian Brotherhood, initiated a dynamite campaign against Britain in a bid to bring about Irish independence.

Throughout England, explosions rocked government. ‘War in the Shadows’ is an investigation into the workings of the Irish-American attempts to bomb Victorian Britain during the campaign offocusing in particular on the influence of Clan na nGael and their relationship with the Irish Republican Brotherhood.

Get this from a library. The Irish-American dynamite campaign: a history, [Joseph McKenna] -- "In the s, Clan-na-Gael, an extremist Irish-American organization, initiated a dynamite campaign against Britain in a bid to bring about Irish independence.

This detailed study chronicles the. Instead, this paper explores the rationale and motivation behind the emergence of the Fenian dynamite campaign as a proactive strategy amongst Irish-American Fenians. Following the failure of Fenianism in the s, Irish-American Fenianism was perceived as stagnant and lethargic.

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A book, a fire, and a grand cup of. The Irish-American “Dynamite Skunk,” clad in patriotic stars and stripes, has diabolical ears and feet and he sports an extraordinary tail. around his waist he is wearing an “infernal machine,” a terrorist bomb that was usually disguised as a harmless everyday object, in this case a book.

in the cage next to him, sketched in outline, is. In the s a New York-based faction of militant Irish nationalists conducted the first urban bombing campaign in history, targeting symbolic public buildings in Britain with homemade bombs.

This book investigates the people and ideas behind this spectacular new departure in revolutionary violence. Employing a transnational approach, the book reveals connections and parallels between the. Featuring original work from noted Irish-American personalities, including Pete Hamill, Mary Higgins Clark, Malachy McCourt, and Maeve Binchy, it paints a vivid picture of the Irish-American experience of the past years in selections whose themes are taken from the most important institutions of Irish life.4/5.

On Saturday 13 Decemberthree American-Irish Republicans carried out a dynamite attack on London Bridge as part of the Fenian dynamite bomb went off prematurely while the three men were in a boat attaching it to a bridge pier at pm during the evening rush hour.

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What they aspire to and what. A particularly welcome feature of the book is its wealth of tables examining the level of Irish-American support for Fenian bombings in Britain, each one detailing the social and economic standing of subscribers to various dynamite funds and the sums they were willing to.

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Inthe Fenian Brotherhood set forth uniform regulations, which called for using surplus Army Federal overcoats since they were so plentiful. Most of the Irish-American dynamite attacks on Britain in the first half of the s were carried out during Sullivan's leadership of the Clan: it was ostensibly to secure funding for the bombing campaign that Sullivan travelled to Paris in to meet Patrick Egan, the Land League treasurer.