William Smith-O
 

William Smith-O

M. P. & YOUNG IRELANDER

Patriot William Smith-O’Brien was an ardent supporter of Catholic Emancipation, joining the Repeal Association in 1843 and becoming a leading member of the Young Irelanders as well as a cofounder of the Irish Confederation in 1847. It was he, together with Thomas Francis Meagher, who gave Ireland its flag, the tri-colour with green, representing the Catholic south, orange, representing the Protestant north, and white signifying peace and unity between them.

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William Smith-O and other Great Irish People are featured in the book Great Irish People - A Dictionary of Irish Biography, which you can buy online here.
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William Smith-O Print

This beautiful print of William Smith-O (1803 - 1864) comes in four sizes 12" x 16" or 16" x 20" or 20" x 24" and Poster size 24" x 36" with two different finishes, Gloss or Parchment and will be delivered to your home or business within 14 days. For a small additional charge you can have a short biography of William Smith-O printed beside the portrait.

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