In 1879 alone over Irish people were evicted from their land and left to starve. They had very little land and were unable to grow enough crops to feed themselves and pay the ren. Charles Stuart Parnell, Irish Land League, Evictions in Ireland
United Irishmen had 200000 members. weapon of choice was a pike. rebels cut their hair in support of the rebellion in France. (Croppies) leader was Theobald Wolfe Tone. French soldiers came to Ireland to help.
"The Seven Liberal Arts: Music" by George Glover - "MUSICK amongst the Spheares first heard to Sound was heere on earth, by one TERPANDER found. But of all kinds that heart, or care rejoyce, none Sweeter, than that Echoathe from the voyce.