Patrick MacManus (1864-1929), from Mountcharles, Donegal was the brother of the famed folklorist and historian Seumas MacManus. As a young man, he immigrated to the United States, serving eight years in the service of the Navy before settling in Argentina. He was instrumental in the formation of a Gaelic League branch in Buenos Aires and ran an Irish republican newspaper titled Fianna. He spent some time in Paris, where he contributed letters to the Shan Van Vocht, in one letter he responds to one James Connolly’s proposal for the formation of an Irish republican political party that would take their seats at Westminster. He would die of influenza in 1929.


An Irish Republican Parliamentary Party (1897)