The Home Rule League, sometimes called the Home Rule Party, was a political party which campaigned for home rule for the country of Ireland from 1873 to 1882, when it was replaced by the Irish Parliamentary Party.
... Ireland and one of the founders of the Irish home rule movement ... While generally supportive of William Ewart Gladstone, he became active in the new Home Government Association, and in 1873, he presided over the convention held to ... elected unopposed for County Cork, and with Mitchell Henry, often deputised for Home Rule Party leader Isaac Butt ...
... Francis Maguire Liberal 1872, 10 December Joseph Philip Ronayne Home Rule League 1874, 6 February Home Rule League 1876, 25 May William Goulding Conservative 1880, 5 ... Nationalist 1910, January 18 William O'Brien All-for-Ireland League 1910, 6 December Maurice Healy All-for-Ireland League 1914, February 18 Independent Nationalist 1918, December ...
... Sir John Eardley-Wilmot, Bt Waterford City (Two members) Richard Power Home Rule League Purcell O'Gorman Home Rule League Waterford County (Two members) Sir ... Abraham Laverton Liberal Westmeath (Two members) Patrick James Smyth Home Rule League Lord Robert Montagu Conservative Westminster (Two members) W ... Bective Wexford Borough William Redmond Home Rule League Wexford County (Two members) Sir George Bowyer, Bt Liberal Keyes O'Clery Weymouth and ...
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