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Anti-Conscription meeting, Kinvara – 1918

Connacht Tribune 11th May, 1918 p.2

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A large and enthusiastic meeting for the purpose of protesting against the conscription menace was held at Kinvara on Sunday week. The meeting was addressed by the Rev. J. W. O”Meehan B.D., C.C. (Chairman); Rev. J. Keeley, C.C; Dr. T.J.Connolly; T.P. Corless; P.J.Flatley; J.Kilkelly and F.J. Johnston.
The nine Anti-Conscription Committee members (image on left);
Arthur Griffith, Eamon de Valera, John Dillon, Joe Devlin, William O’Brien, Thomas Johnson, Michael Egan, Timothy Michael Healy, William X. O’Brien.

Author:

B.A., M.A.(Archaeology); Regional Tour Guide; Dip. Radio Media Tech; H.Dip. Computer Science.

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