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‘Irishmen to Arms’: The Irish response in the North East of England to the Great War, 1914-1918.

[Note: This post was originally given as a paper at the ‘Minorities and the First World War’ conference organised in 2014 by the University of Chester. Some small changes have been made to the text.] In June 1897, the annual convention of the Irish National League of Great Britain met in Manchester’s Free Trade Hall […]