Young Ireland

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Young Ireland (, ) was a political, cultural and social movement of the mid-19th century. It led changes in Irish nationalism, including an abortive rebellion known as the Young Irelander Rebellion of 1848. Many of the latter's leaders were tried for sedition and sentenced to penal transportation to Van Diemen's Land. From its beginnings in the late 1830s, Young Ireland grew in influence and inspired following generations of Irish nationalists.

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The name Young Ireland was originally used in a disparaging way to describe the group of young Repeal Association members who were associated with The Nation newspaper.Young Ireland, Sir Charles Gavan Duffy, Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. 1880, Pg.291 At the time, the Repeal Association was campaigning for the repeal of the Act of Union 1800 between the kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland.T. F. O'Sullivan, Young Ireland, The Kerryman Ltd. 1945, p. 1-4 and later used by leader Daniel O'Connell in a vindictive attack at Conciliation Hall, home of the Repeal Association.Dennis Gwynn, O'Connell Davis and the Collages Bill, Cork University Press, 1948, p. 68

Young Ireland traced its origins to the new College Historical Society, founded on 29 March 1839, at a meeting at Francis Kearney’s...
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