Neal O'Boyle

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Neil John O'Boyle was president of the Irish Republican Brotherhood from 1907 to 1910. Seán Ó Faoláin later characterised O'Boyle in Belfast and Tom Clarke in Dublin as typical of the 'older realists' of the movement in the period prior to the Easter Rising.[1] Through the intervention of Bulmer Hobson, an ageing O'Boyle relinquished his position as Ulster representative on the Supreme Council in favour of Denis McCullough.[2]


  1. ^ O'Faoláin, Seán (1939). De Valera. Penguin books limited. p. 16. 
  2. ^ Ó Broin, León (1976). Revolutionary underground: the story of the Irish Republican Brotherhood, 1858-1924. Gill and Macmillan. 

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