The weather in itself would have been sufficient to dispose of the Fenian insurgents.
Yates got a pass, written by the Fenian general, so that we should not be troubled again.
The Fenian societies and the Clan-na-Gael had long been hampered in practical action by the purity of their principles.
I would rather not name the Fenian leaders I knew, and the reason is this.
The Fenian poetry to which the Dean has attached the names of the authors, is now all given.
The Fenian conception was high-souled, and had some romance about it.
I was on the terrace that night when your brother told you he was Donogan—the famous Fenian Donogan.
He was in the Fenian r-raid, an' his father carrid a pike in forty-eight.
In the centre lies the audacious offspring of the Fenian rebellion.
A few months back the Fenian trouble could have been settled in one week.
1816, blend of Old Irish feinne, plural of fiann, name of a band of Irish warriors + Old Irish Fene, name of the ancient inhabitants of Ireland. Reference to Irish-American brotherhood of that name first attested 1864.