95 DA957 McKenna (author and former librarian, Central Library at Birmingham, England) delves into the origins and activities of Clan-na-Gael, an Irish American organization that, like its predecessor the Fenian Brotherhood, fought for Irish independence from Britain.
What does FB stand for?
FB stands for Fenian Brotherhood
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- Feature Board (Cisco)
- Federal Bank Ltd. (India)
- Federal Building
- Felügyelo Bizottság (Hungarian: Supervisory Board)
- Fenerbahce (Turkey)
- Fenerbahce (Turkish Soccer Team)
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Members of the Fenian brotherhood joined to forward the cause of Irish independence, in part by acquiring the military training they might later use in a struggle for that independence.
The jist of the conspiracy outlined in this entertaining book, which has the pageturning narrative drive of a spy thriller, is that the British Government installed a double agent into the Irish republican organisation, the Fenian Brotherhood, with the aim of fomenting the plot to murder Queen Victoria.
It was revived in 1857-8 in the form of the Fenian Brotherhood.
O'Reilly was born in Meath and later worked in England before joining the British army, while also recruiting for the revolutionary Fenian Brotherhood.
On occasion these associations fostered extremism, as in the case of the Fenian Brotherhood.
95 Paperback DA957 The Fenian Brotherhood was a mostly working- and lower-class republican movement in mid to late 19th century Ireland that borrowed organizational tactics from continental republican movements and money from the United States.
After the war, he threw himself into Irish nationalist circles, becoming involved with the Fenian Brotherhood and spearheading raids into British Canada as a means to achieve Irish independence.