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The Repealer repulsed

Author: William McComb; Patrick Maume
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2003.
Series: Classics of Irish history.
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The Repealer Repulsed is an account of Daniel O'Connell's visit to Belfast in January 1841. Henry Cooke, the celebrated Presbyterian leader, publicly challenged O'Connell to debate Repeal during the visit. O'Connell refused to debate Cooke, partly because of his unwillingness to elevate his rival's stature but also for fear of violence. In contrast to O'Connell's usual triumphant rallies, the Belfast visit produced  Read more...
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McComb, William, 1793-1873.
Repealer repulsed.
Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2003
(OCoLC)659344843
Named Person: Daniel O'Connell; H Cooke
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William McComb; Patrick Maume
ISBN: 1900621975 9781900621977
OCLC Number: 52231521
Notes: Originally published. Belfast : William McComb, 1841 with new introduction.
Description: xxii, 298 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Classics of Irish history.
Responsibility: William McComb ; edited by Patrick Maume.

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An account of Daniel O'Connell's visit to Belfast in January 1840 where Presbyterian leader Henry Cooke publicly challenged O'Connell to debate Repeal during the visit. O'Connell refused to debate  Read more...

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