William O'Brien

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Standard Name: O'Brien, William,, 1852 - 1928

Connections

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Friends, Associates May Laffan
In Ireland, ML 's acquaintances included the prominent nationalists William O'Brien , John Dillon , and Michael Davitt .
Kahn, Helena Kelleher. Late Nineteenth-Century Ireland’s Political and Religious Controversies in the Fiction of May Laffan Hartley. ELT, 2005.
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politics May Laffan
ML became involved with various political scenes through her family members and friends. The Fitzgibbon half of her family were conservative Unionists, and she was influenced by her maternal great-uncle Gerald Fitzgibbon 's essay collection...

Timeline

1886
William O'Brien and John Dillon began an Irish movement called the Plan of Campaign, to support tenants in conflict with landlords and build up a defence fund.