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Ireland – 1931

The Advertiser 23rd October, 1931 p5 (abridged)

Tarrea Photo: EO'D
Tarrea
Photo: EO’D

The following 12 organisations have been proclaimed illegal – the Saor Eire, otherwise the Irish Republican Army, the Oglach na Eireann, the Fianna Eireann, also the Cumann na mBan, otherwise the Women’s League of Friends, the Soviet Russia Labor Defence League, the Workers’ Defence Corps, Women Prisoners; Defence League, Workers’ Revolutionary Party, the Irish Tribute League, the Working Farmers Committee and the Workers’ Research Bureau.

The Irish military tribunal which has been created to take the place of trials by jury will consist of Colonel Francis Dennett, acting assistant chief of staff, Colonel Daniel McKenna, deputy quartermaster-general, Major John Joyce, deputy adjutant-general, Commander Connor Whelan, 3rd Battalion, Commandant Patrick Tuite of the training camp at Curragh.