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Irish nationalism, the rise of Labour and the Catholic Herald, 1888–1918
Joan Allen

, Catholic and Irish’. London was a competitive commercial environment. To succeed against – or alongside – the established English Catholic press, Diamond had to demonstrate why the Herald might offer something distinctive. He targeted the Tablet’s anti-home rule stance, ironically urging his readers to be independent in politics; his mission, he wrote, was ‘to build the church’.25 With its rich blend of nationalist politics, Irish home news, ecclesiastical content as well as sporting fixtures and literary entertainments, the Weekly Herald was a resounding success and

in The British Labour Party and twentieth-century Ireland
Conor Mulvagh

uneasy but eager to please the English Catholic hierarchy, and T.P. O’Connor was at odds with the bulk of the Irish party, just as he had been when similar ground had been traversed in 1902.30 As always with the English education question, Catholics in England – of whom 90 per cent were reportedly of Irish descent31 – were urged by their church to side with the Tories, who would always safeguard denominational interest and its funding. Meanwhile, from an Irish nationalist standpoint, the UILGB, presided over by O’Connor, had busily worked to ensure the Irish – largely

in The Irish Parliamentary Party at Westminster, 1900–18
The British Order of St John of Jerusalem and the Red Cross in the Spanish civil wars of the 1870s
Jon Arrizabalaga, Guillermo Sánchez-Martínez, and J. Carlos García-Reyes

Confederate States in the American Civil War. 20 De Havilland had worked as a translator for the US embassy in Madrid before serving in Spain under Don Carlos – the Legitimist pretender – where he became a ‘general’ of the Carlist army. In the investiture ceremony at Irache, De la Poer was escorted by a number of Knights Hospitaller, including Lord George Beaumont, an English Catholic nobleman and ardent supporter of Don Carlos, who represented the Carlists in England. ‘General’ de Havilland and Lord Beaumont appear to have been commissioned by the British Order of St John

in The Red Cross Movement
The tragic story of theAboriginal prison on Rottnest Island, Western Australia, 1838–1903
Ann Wood

habits of civilized and industrial life’. 94 As the mission continued to flourish, now drawing its members from further afield, from 1870 Salvado began taking in juvenile offenders sentenced to gaol terms on Rottnest Island. 95 Intrigued by the suggestions he would make a good prison superintendent, Salvado decided to investigate. 96 On 16 January 1873, he called on Governor Frederick Weld (1869–75), who was from an English

in Humanitarianism, empire and transnationalism, 1760–1995