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  • The Italian Risorgimento and the Irish Papal Brigade 

    O'Connor, Anne (University College Dublin Press, 2013-12-03)
    In 1847, with the news of Daniel O’Connell’s death in Genoa, Italians responded with an outpouring of tributes to the Irishman. Hailed for his leadership qualities, Italians sympathised with the Irish over the loss of ...
  • Triumphant failure: the return of the Irish Papal Brigade 

    O'Connor, Anne (Cork Historical and Archaeological Society, 2009)
    In early 1860, Italian unification was gaining momentum and Pope Pius IX, the temporal ruler of large parts of central Italy, feared an invasion of his extensive territories by the troops of Victor Emanuel of Piedmont ...