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a movement or party of Irish patriots in the 1840s who split with Daniel O'Connell because they favoured a more violent policy than that which he promoted
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How to use Young Ireland in a sentence
During his withdrawal the Young Ireland party began to advocate resistance to the government.Famous Men and Great Events of the Nineteenth Century|Charles Morris
I believed, so great was my faith, or so deceptive the precedent of Young Ireland, that I should find men of genius everywhere.Reveries over Childhood and Youth|William Butler Yeats
But it must be said that its heroic ballads are not equal to those of Young Ireland.The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6|E. Rameur
Young Ireland, the party of force, did not fail to catch the flame.Irish History and the Irish Question|Goldwin Smith
The "Young Ireland" movement, however, was dead, and never again revived.The Story Of Ireland|Emily Lawless