1875 – John Mitchel returns from America one day after being elected MP for Tipperary.

John Mitchel’s election was deemed invalid as he was a convicted felon for his activities with the Young Ireland movement. In poor health, he would die weeks later on 20th March. Mitchel wrote for ‘The Nation’ and was founder of ‘The United Irishman’ newspaper which openly preached rebellion against England returns to Ireland. Convicted of […]

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