Fenians arrested for planning uprising

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Historical Context Note

The Fenian movement (Irish Republican Brotherhood) was a secret society that attempted to achieve Irish independence through insurrection, such as the Easter Rising in 1916, when Britain was involved in World War One.

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Editors. "Fenians arrested for planning uprising". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5088, accessed 30 September 2014.]