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An Irish Solution in View

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This newsreel shows Irish Parliamentary Party leader John Redmond speaking at a mass rally (1912 – 1915, location unknown). John Redmond addressed huge crowds wherever he went, informing them about the Home Rule Bill. He was considered the undisputed leader in Ireland until 1916. Halfway through the newsreel a clip of Edward Carson is shown, […]

Arrival of Sir Edward Carson

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This newsreel set at the Dockland in Belfast shows Edward Carson and other dignitaries being driven in an open top car, flanked on both sides of the street by Irish guards. Sir Edward Henry Carson (Baron Carson from 1900 to 1921) was an Irish unionist politician, barrister and judge. He became the leader of the […]