John O’Connor Power, Charles Stewart Parnell and the centralisation of popular politics in Ireland

@article{Jordan1986JohnOP,
  title={John O’Connor Power, Charles Stewart Parnell and the centralisation of popular politics in Ireland},
  author={Donald E. Jordan},
  journal={Irish Historical Studies},
  year={1986},
  volume={25},
  pages={46 - 66}
}
  • D. Jordan
  • Published 1 May 1986
  • History
  • Irish Historical Studies
In historical treatment, as was the case in life, John O’Connor Power has been overshadowed by Charles Stewart Parnell, his political nemesis who campaigned successfully to destroy Power’s influence. However during the decade 1874–84, Power was the most enigmatic, controversial and divisive figure in Irish politics. His fellow parliamentarian T P. O’Connor called him ‘one of the few [Irish M.P.s] who stood out from the ruck of Irish placehunters’, whose ‘profound knowledge, his temper ..his… 
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