John Redmond's Last Years eBook

Stephen Lucius Gwynn
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 339 pages of information about John Redmond's Last Years.

[Footnote 11:  His notes here are only references to quotations.  I supplement on this page by my own notes.—­S.G.]

[Footnote 12:  He was knighted for his work in connection with the war.]

[Footnote 13:  These are my notes, jotted as he spoke.—­S.G.]

[Footnote 14:  Subject to the publication of a Report signed by Bishop O’Donnell, and these in agreement with him reaffirmed their view.]

[Footnote 15:  The following, though unavoidably absent at the critical moment, joined with us:  M.K.  Barry, Cork County Council; J. Butler, Kilkenny County Council; Patrick Dempsey, Belfast; M. Governey, Carlow Urban Council; M.J.  Minch, Kildare County Council.]

INDEX

Agar-Robartes, Mr., 68-69
Ancient Order of Hibernians, 259
Army—­
  Irish Brigades raised for the War—­
    Sixteenth Division,
      staffing of, 174, 187-188;
      development of opinions in, 188;
      10th Division made up from, 194-195;
      proceeds to France, 200-201;
      in action, 230, 241;
      Messines, 264-265;
      Ypres, 306
    Tenth Division, 195
    Tyneside Battalions, 190
    Ulster Division, 201;
      on the Somme, 240;
      Messines, 264-265;
      Ypres, 306
  Irish Nationalist attitude to, 140-141
  Irish recruiting—­
    Redmond’s efforts, 154-155, 158, 176-179, 185, 191-192, 199, 202,
                       207, 211;
    efforts handicapped by Government, 163, 175-6, 177, 190-191, 206;
    letter to Birrell, 160;
    Sinn Fein propaganda against, 219
  Irish Regulars’ achievements, 150;
    in Gallipoli, 195 ff. 
  Ulster sympathies of, 83, 99, 104 ff.;
    the Curragh incident, 105-109
Ashe, Thomas, 300-2
Asquith, H.H.,
  struggle of, with House of Lords, 43-46, 50;
  on indivisibility of Ireland, 69, 72;
  Ladybank speech, (Oct., 1913), 85
  War Minister, 109
  response to Redmond’s National Defence offer, 138, 143
  on Ulster preparations for resisting Home Rule, 148
  fails Redmond, 153, 167
  recruiting speech in Dublin, 155-157
  the Coalition, 192
  Redmond’s letter to, against conscription, 208-209
  the Rebellion, 226
  reports on his visit to Ireland, 232
  breaks faith with Redmond, 239-240
  displaced, 244
  estimate of, 87, 93
  mentioned, 30, 34, 41, 73, 138, 139
Aughavanagh, 37-39, 267

Balfour, A.J., 55-56
Balfour, G., 23
Barrie, Mr., 271, 304, 308, 321
Beatty, Admiral, 158
Bernard, Dr., Abp. of Dublin, 272, 310, 318
  three points of, 291 ff. 
Biggar, Joseph, 6
Birrell, A., Redmond’s letter to, on the Volunteers, 160
  on Kitchener’s attitude to Irish National Volunteers, 162
  Appreciation of Redmond quoted, 162, 184
  the Rebellion, 219-220
  mentioned, 31, 69, 139, 198
Blake, E., 24
Brade, Sir R., 203
Budget of 1909-10, 42, 47
Butler, Sir W., 5
Butt, Isaac, 6

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