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Marianne Elliott

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781846318078

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846317774

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Belfast and the Society of United Irishmen

Belfast and the Society of United Irishmen

Chapter:
(p.128) Nine Belfast and the Society of United Irishmen
Source:
Wolfe Tone
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846317774.011

This chapter focuses on the formation of the Society of the United Irishmen in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in October 1791. It explains that Theobald Wolfe Tone and Thomas Russell were invited by a group Presbyterian in Belfast and were sworn in as members of the society on 18 October. It provides the society's Declaration and Resolutions of the Society of United Irishmen of Belfast written by Tone. This chapter also explains that in Tone and Russell's return of Dublin they acted as ambassadors from the north and helped found the Dublin Society of United Irishmen.

Keywords:   United Irishmen, Belfast, Theobald Wolfe Tone, Thomas Russell, Northern Ireland, Dublin, Presbyterians

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