Daniel O'Connell and the Repeal year

McCaffrey, Lawrence John, 1925- author

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  • Creator Lawrence J. McCaffrey
  • Format Books
  • Publication Lexington, Kentucky : University of Kentucky Press, 1966. ©1966
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (271 p.)
  • ISBNs 9780813163543, 0813163544
  • OCLC ocn933515994


  • Irish historians have minimized Daniel O'Connell's role in the Irish liberty movement in favor of later nationalist leaders, largely because of his failure in the 1843 movement for repeal of the Act of Union. In this first detailed study of the final, crucial episode in O'Connell's career, Lawrence J. McCaffrey reassesses his place in Ireland's struggle for independence. The Repeal agitation is viewed as marking a watershed in the course of Irish nationalism. The significance of this study, however, extends beyond the affairs of England and Ireland. It shows Daniel O'Connell to be among the fi


  • Includes index.
  • Bibliographical footnotes.
  • English


  • COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; PREFACE; CONTENTS; CHAPTER 1. Background of the Repeal Agitation of 1843; CHAPTER 2. Course of the Agitation; CHAPTER 3. Unionist Reactions to Repeal; CHAPTER 4. Peel Reconsiders the Irish Question; CHAPTER 5. Peel Confronts O'Connell; CHAPTER 6. Epilogue: Peel's Irish Policy, 1844-1845; BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
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