Irish Catholic, The

See Seamus Deane, gen. ed., The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing (Derry: Field Day Co. 1991), Vol. 3: founded by William Martin Murphy, it promulgated a highly conservative version of Catholic nationalism [585n]; Frederick Ryan writes of a ‘campaign .. by a weekly Dublin journal to accentuate and embitter Catholic feeling, to make Catholics particularly sensitive as to their Catholicism, and to urge them to demand rights, not as citizens, nor in the interest of national well-being, but to demand them as Catholics in the interest of Catholicity; ed. (gibbons) notes that this is probably The Irish Catholic, owned by Murphy, which supported the Dublin Catholic Association, founded in 1902, in its campaign to highlight discrimination in employment [703].