Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa Quote

I proposed that it be called the "Phoenix National Literary Society" – the word Phoenix signifying that the Irish cause was again to rise from the ashes of our martyred nationality.


Shane MacThomais, "90th Anniversary Commemoration Booklet 1831-1915" (Parnell Publications, Parnell Sq, Dublin), p. 2

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I proposed that it be called the Phoenix National Literary Society – the word Phoenix signifying that the Irish cause was again to rise from the...

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I proposed that it be called the Phoenix National Literary Society – the word Phoenix signifying that the Irish cause was again to rise from the...

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I proposed that it be called the Phoenix National Literary Society – the word Phoenix signifying that the Irish cause was again to rise from the...

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I proposed that it be called the Phoenix National Literary Society – the word Phoenix signifying that the Irish cause was again to rise from the...