Mary McAleese endorses the legend of Michael Davitt during the centenary celebrations to commemorate his death at the Haslingden IDL Club (Michael Davitt Branch) "The Land League".
Sat 4th Billy Arnold Good young singer¬¬ Sun 5th Kelvin Haslingdens own¬¬ Sat 11th Hayley Jane Top female artist¬¬ Sun 12th Johhny Miller New Local singer¬¬ Sat 18th Ken Morrell Orbison/ Pitney¬¬ Sun 19th Steve Weston Guitar Vocal¬¬ Fri 24th Badger No intro needed¬¬ Sat 25th Brian Lavelle Always a good act¬¬ Sun 26th Kyle Top Singer¬¬.
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Irish Democratic League (Davitt Branch)
‘The Land League’
Welcome to the new website of the historical Irish Democratic League Club (Davitt Branch) of Haslingden founded circa 1880.
The site has been named The Land League in this the centenary celebration and commemoration of Michael Davitt who died in May 1906. Within Haslingden The Land League and the Irish Democratic League names are synonymous with the Irish club, either the IDL or The Land League, with The Land League being preferred.
For the first time in its history the club is opening up its offer of membership worldwide! Join Now and receive your Davitt Centenary Membership card and a historical email address to impress your friends and contacts; firstname.lastname@example.org
As an associate member you will also receive other unique rights; see membership subscription page for more details.
Michael Davitt founded the original Land League in 1879 and this organisation was fundamental in securing improved tenancy agreements for the Irish farmers. The Land League was outlawed in 1881 and finally nullified by Gladstone’s Government in 1882. Find out more by looking at the history of the man and his times!