The Parnell split in Westmeath

The bishop and the newspaper editor

Michael Nolan

Paperback €8.95
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ISBN: 978-1-84682-719-8
Coming Summer 2018. 64pp; ills.

This book relates the remarkable story of the Parnell split in Westmeath and argues that it was part of a wider revolt by a section of the Catholic middle class against the dominant role of the church in the politics of the county.