The Irish Tangle and a Way Out

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byThomas Costello Johnson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX War Time Addresses Addresses by the author and distinguished Irishmen, on the War and Ireland's duty, at Schull.--The Palace Theatre, Cork.--Mallow.--Tullamore.--The Mansion House, Dublin.--Ballymena.--Rathfriland.--Sligo and Ballymote.--The Recruiting Council's acknowledgment. URING the writer's stay in Ireland he had the privilege of addressing many gatherings of people in various parts of the country on the war; and he received on all occasions the sympathy and approval of his auditors. Many citizens helped in organizing meetings, giving their patronage, and contributing vocal and instrumental items to the programs. Extracts from the newspapers regarding some of these meetings are given hereafter; and if the extract of the report of any meeting seems meagre here it is owing to a desire to avoid tautology, as the subject was the same everywhere. The few places and addresses to which reference is now made are among the most important visited, although the interest evinced in all the meetings held was of the highest order. The newspapers were very generous in reporting the various addresses, and in almost all cases gave a correct account of the proceedings. In Schull, County Cork, where the first lecture was delivered, the reasons why America had not entered the war in the beginning, and the reasons why she eventually had entered, were stated, as well as the gigantic efforts that were then being put forward by the whole American people to insure victory. Here, as in other places, a collection was taken for Red Cross work or some object connected with the war. The Skibbereen Eagle, among other things, reported as follows: "America's Part in the War The Rev. Thos. C. Johnson, of Brooklyn, New York, who has just arrived in Ireland, delivered a most ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX War Time Addresses Addresses by the author and distinguished Irishmen, on the War and Ireland's duty, at Schull.--The...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217331742

ISBN - 13:9780217331746

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