|Clare County Library||
| The Tasmanian Journal of William Smith
by William Nolan
Notes and References:
2. For Irish Politics during the 1840s see, K. Nowlan, The Politics of Repeal (London, 1965); T. O’Sullivan, The Young Irelanders (Tralee, 1944); C. Duffy, A Final Edition of Young Ireland (London, 1896).
3. For the 1848 rebellion see, D. Gwynn, Young Ireland and 1848 (Cork, 1949); R. Davis The Young Ireland Movement (Dublin, 1987); M. Doheny, The Felon’s Track (Dublin, 1914).
4. O’Brien’s period in exile is covered in B. Tuohill, William Smith O’Brien and his Irish Revolutionary Companions in Penal Exile (Missouri, 1981); R. Davis, op cit.; T. Kiernan, The Irish Exiles in Australia (Dublin, 1954); J. Cullen, Young Ireland in Exile (Dublin 1928).
The Tasmanian Journal is Ms. 449 in the O’Brien manuscript collection
in the National Library of Ireland. The plans to publish the Journal were
initiated by Dr. Richard Davis, History Department, University of Tasmania,
Hobart, and the Tasmanian state government has agreed to publish this
impressive volume, it is hoped, in the current year. The associate editors
are Blanche Tuohill and William Nolan.