IRA appeal to the Orange Order

An Address from the Army Council of the Irish Republican Army to the Men and Women of the Orange Order [This is the text as quoted by The Kerryman on 16th July 1932. It was published in An Phoblacht the same day and had been largely written by Peader O’Donnell. Prior to publication, it had beenContinue reading “IRA appeal to the Orange Order”

Across the space we have sometimes exchanged shots, or missiles or hard words

In July 1932, the IRA issued an address to the men and women of the Orange Order, trying to appeal directly to northern Protestants. IRA volunteers in Belfast delivered it door to door in districts like Sandy Row. The text of the address, below, was also published in An Phoblacht on 16th July 1932: Fellow Countrymen and Women, ItContinue reading “Across the space we have sometimes exchanged shots, or missiles or hard words”