Irish Volunteers split over Redmond’s recruitment plea

Irish Volunteers split over Redmond’s recruitment plea
John Redmond: “I say to the Prime Minister, and through him to the people of Great Britain: ‘You have kept faith with Ireland; Ireland will keep faith with you.'”Photo: Irish Life, 2 October 1914. Full collection of Irish Life available from the National Library of Ireland.

Irish Volunteers split over Redmond’s recruitment plea

Founders of movement call for the establishment of a ‘National Government’ in Dublin

Published: 25 September 1914

Tensions within the Irish Volunteers have flared into open view with the announcement that all John Redmond’s nominees have been removed from the ruling committee.

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