Historical revision: Was O’Connell a United Irishman?

@article{Woods2006HistoricalRW,
  title={Historical revision: Was O’Connell a United Irishman?},
  author={C. J. Woods},
  journal={Irish Historical Studies},
  year={2006},
  volume={35},
  pages={173 - 183}
}
  • C. Woods
  • Published 1 November 2006
  • History
  • Irish Historical Studies
Daniel O’Connell, asked when appearing before a select committee of the House of Commons on 1 March 1825 whether there had been many Catholics among the United Irishmen, replied that there were scarcely any among the leading United Irishmen. The leading United Irishmen were almost all Presbyterians or Dissenters. In the north the lower classes of United Irishmen were at first almost exclusively Dissenters. It spread then among the Roman Catholics and as it spread into the southern counties and… 
3 Citations
Young Ireland and Irish Revolutions
This paper gives an overview of the development of the republican armed force tradition in Irish politics from the 1790s. It concludes that while Wolfe Tone and Emmet may have been inspirational, it
REHABILITATING “A FEW DISAFFECTED CHARACTERS”: IRELAND’S MEN OF ’98 FROM A TRANSNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
The Irish Rebellion of 1798 has generated a fraught legacy. Its history has been variously skewed by elitist and partisan accounts which overshadow more balanced scholarship. These works have proved
A study of associational culture and the development of Irish nationalism, 1780-1830,with the construction of a software information environment
This research investigates the role of associational culture in the development of Irish nationalism during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. Parallel to this historical