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Wednesday 22 March 2023

# Charles Stewart Parnell

All time
# Quiz
How much do you know about Charles Stewart Parnell?
Let’s test your knowledge of Ireland’s uncrowned king.
# Avondale House
'Their legacy is huge': Campaign to include Parnell sisters under Avondale revamp
Anna and Fanny Parnell co-founded the Ladies Land League in 1881.
# gone against the wind
How Clark Gable once portrayed Charles Stewart Parnell in one of the 'worst films of all time'
Gable said he’d never do another period piece after Parnell, and had to be persuaded to do Gone With The Wind.
# state art
A copy of this painting from the House of Commons now hangs in Leinster House
It was painted in 1914 when the Home Rule Act became law.
# Last Will
The final fortunes of Irish figures published
The details of fortunes – or lack thereof – left behind famous Irishmen like Oscar Wilde, Charles Stewart Parnell and Ernest Shackleton are now available online