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Part 1: https://johnkennymemorial.wordpress.com/2015/11/08/german-guns-for-irish-rebels/
Part 2: https://johnkennymemorial.wordpress.com/2015/11/15/dangerous-top-secret-mission-shipping-the-guns-to-ireland-part-2/
On the evening of Good Friday, fate finally caught up with the Aud. The ship’s suspicious lingering along the coastline had caught the attention of the British, already aware that a shipment of arms from Germany would at some time be heading to the west coast of Ireland. 333 more words
Just six-days after the second battle of Ypres had begun, 1200 women gathered at The Hague to discuss the issues of war and peace.
Most of the suffrage movement had suspended its activity due to the war: the International Women’s Suffrage Alliance (IWSA) cancelled its Congress due to be held in Berlin. 510 more words
by UCD Archives Staff
One of the most important sources for 1916 held in UCD Archives is a file in Éamon de Valera’s Papers entitled ‘British Documents Re: 1916’ with a note on the cover ‘Important British Documents & Letters, (Given to President de Valera) …’ consisting of intelligence reports and dispatches between Irish Command; the Commander-in-Chief, Home Forces and his staff; the War Office; M.I.5.G. 374 more words