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Saturday, April 25, 19;4

Vol. I. No. ]2. --- --_,..~ ----

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f1'o111.action, and

but that is passing

ere the

away teo,

I

Volunteers

!has waned! o;;t.e ,vi.i! '1~k

,SUll.UleJ.:

once more De c.()qt~t,t1ng w.vh t inent al and other rnel1ds.

her

are <killing rights

(HlJ!

Ccn- II fd, and tie:pe!'<.l. town

and

An influencial wr.tching

American

the prcgrees

plaudits

daily has

of the

movement,

and

says amongst

that we are

out

to write

plead

gui:1ly to that a!l~

til we have

It

Volunteer hi: ngs

t,

otolJe:r t

hi$'~Ory' "In

ink,:" and will succeed.

! intentions

been

-vi llage

h.in and

-impeachment

will use green

Ireland

I

paint

is concerned;

even

to achieve

at the

the

Dingle

wide •

the

tile

serried

haversack,

ranks

scendants

vigorous

nationality,

and

recovers

the old cunning

~es>ting

things

as soon-.as

will li'3ppen.

arms

For

Some. places

thoroughly

some are being -sweeps that 'will

and

need

done 'need

are be.

after, but the fact remain's

that

dl

It is surpr.singly easy to at th,e renovation ;'.,a 'co~ple

a hand

referred

to her

: w~re :half apologetic

that

I

exist SiS a household : ~e has come bade iv~row,

and

periousness, the r~d.y,

with The

'3:.

the

work

must be 'done well. and no Volunteer

will

a long

has been wonderful.

in tones

she should

cleaning .• But of course

spring

in.

fellow

exclusively

best

10

plan

so that

carry

0'1\'11.

out.

ideas

of how

We ml:lst have

the work

w111 be

done

a

efti-

cienaly, and when ihe word .comes every ,. shmteer will set to work upon his allot·

still

ted part

<:mel

do

a thoroughly

good

jo».

and

but the

Out in the Open Practically

influence

since

Volunteers

And <!IIong with vital-

the

inception

I

led.

the

00

he-! body,

I

lJut all th:>.t is c:hanged,

o~d time

To be sure,

and the

a. nightmare. I!he p.-tiEll1t \\·.alks wi,:h a bit passad

victories,

·~.re

the

been

;Cute

march

with a

.cf unceJ1l..ainty yet, .dJue t-o,her 10ll1-g divorce

klud· mllst

de-

I

4:.hr.ollg II its g·(·t that

manoen vres:

of Ireland Let

"ire own the country

goIng

us not an.c1 that

for· the

who, in spite of a sectional view

I i

rneut,

as it

are

. -.. s Io.~en

From comes

hereto.ana coming

the denw.nd

and

Wi ld

o:rrvey

the

feel

r;;l"iry 11·

th:lt

else.

the

Ulster

delightfu1:l:v

:tt posse~<;illg .a rifle in times wirh "such

tales

wicked

like these,

to beneath Ireland

to-'151to had, and

moment.

who

have

to

refer

.to the

IriS:h Volunteer Some

above

Pl1~'briefly,

pUT.

move .

refereoces

.porties

the <l!S

h::'\'e

"olun-teers

such

as the 'French

unlocked

to keep

I

,! I

!,

are or

as

are

fa:r

German

"iI'ue to Polar

the

snows

armil1/i: pioneers'

h;.]f

me world for others.

the

They

wealth

of

look forward

to their return to Ireland, perhaps for the. last ra1ily, perhaps when the last fight .has . been. won, the fight for which they ltnst

have .given their

exiles

in

tional

dq',,:ntegration;

the

past

her

will at

usual help.

went" as units

QUI

of

11..1·

they w-ill return

ter -ci1..izens.of a resurgent

bet- :

1rela nd that has

pLace amongst

the -oartions

of

the earth.

~

Riffe Competitions During

the

summer

grea.t

.:1

country life ·pa:r.t:iclllarly sports

'Ye

under

the

will have shooting

feature

G.A.A. :

everywhere

pla-ced on the programme

Volunteer,

I

with

a veR§'eance,

;

its use as aa rneana would

arm is \var!

'of . recreation. appeal

the

entries

alone

ray

the

cost

the

of

uition

to pt'ovide

of thmr' s.ervices,

inoenti ve 'to tiCt.'1

them

acquire

in ma'rkmansh:.p.

the

\vith

would trophy.

this

for

r~cog-

aJ:'."L1his

further

great.est

,perfec.

~a:t·ural!y

:

to every i

It is 'due to uhe men who are driiling I)'eland

i

rifle has come

. and.

than

riffe ..

'The

come

excellent

of

be athletic ,. ,[

of the

promoters

competitions.

it is an

will

auspices

trust ~ thac the

more

been made to it by people who evidently £aillea. _"to und.erstand: it's objects and its and

i

Cross 'the 'lo,,'e of

and

to !pro_. Rifle compet.tions

Volunteer possible

that

Mr. .--- Devlin _._'. . and- the Volunteers

army,

of the exiles, .art; home .. Some.

ihe Southern

and ·apa::t from

Anyhow

~.

Ireland's

to;

Australia movement

are being taken

.is drilJjng

the fl!ct re-

setting.

dC!lty 0,[ every

tenden6:>:.

pulses

And to-day. from

back to Irelacd,

gunscare

unnece.csary

seeps

over-

of 9iff:culti~

cure. one at tiI1e earliest

,It is

and

the Volunteer

bevond 'the seas were

the car

and

of

~I~:.t

motor

smuggled goods recdsses prepared

l'ls:er

'11

~·h.ny

Volunteer-s

of course,

of the

to the sec:', t mountain them

America

in the

:\[otherland.

printed of strange . . American rifles seen

.' 'nth

C):1,;t, with,

fer

Canada, woa-d that

I Ireland _A.. Iew rifles

Ireland,

into

nccessory

.wbere.

home

times the' Irish people ,¢tied the exles as sometimes mocked -them as cow. : ards, 'but all the time the bearts of the I

is tapping

off l'he Iri=h to

brings

efii-

equip-:

i

s.u~plies

melodramatic on shore

and

" The. Boys who are Coming Home."

end already

. .:ll:re belllg . est S~~1:1.es

vessel

undoubtedly

in time ~v:ith thei~' brothers

is following

COlTIJlJg

a more

arms

~

using

are

upon

!\a:onalists. e"e?,where .the nece:sit.y of' lccing no nme III swelling the Naticnal ranks.

taken arms

anny regards

as

is throbbing

despite :he procl.amatiQ~. Th~ English Press 1'5 ill a state of exclteme:t ·~sto how

con-

p".rks,' :1nq the .peopJ.e of Tre. see the army

of Ireland to his con-

plain

martyrs,

of

wm

squa>res and

is like

cien.t basis

of Ire-

ranks.

country

supply

it is the

of the

the .1·egim.ents have

fined to 'banacl{s,'

=r.':!.Tt

bad

.and heroes

i~ .armng,

pose for which the . Her :he."ld and limbs functioned as if they more to the op~n. The dri11 hills in many , were thJings and had no relation to • districts be deserted for 1ilie public Iment WTa.3 ipitiated. I

Rifle

bandolier

now,

at

10,0 une. The supplies in the shops are not as yet boug'ht up, and as we. indica·

madns

now they h:av~ don.e more; wh'le in : her lethargic stat.e she was not quite eel'· and again to relieve the 1Il10n.otony. Now ; lain of even- the ITC;;t ~iI,pable thiJlg_"S. !hOot the ·summer :5 with us we must t.i.·ke ising

and

Volunteer

~~.e ,~nthOught

~ome f~ I

Iittle of her old imVolunteers have been vitarising

it

\h!'5

that

trouble, And now again, healthy and

.and: their

sped,

'with grea1;, a 1~1\tle at.

she

i

others

pride

Volunteers,

just

• SlOWly Ireland

very care.

th

tune she has been compelled co sit at home I away Ircm her sisters, the. nac'ons, tllll:jl her existence was e.l:most forgotten except

I when,

their

exploits

with

of all the warrior

Land's sufferings

'"

of her

of

bayonet

r.fu.e pa<trjot's

man-

coJ weeks with the dn.ill master '0. rifle and e 1 ' ~ ",," : veins of Ireland. The anaemre patient has :1.' few rOUl1d6 of. cartrdge is .practic,~l1y • ,.' . : gone abroad and drunk of the well of a lI the equipment necessary fer a thorough I

from

Get the.Guns

to Donegal

are being done. t:lke

t~ouO"h

Geese

~

coat.

a first

tention

The Lifepulse, '"

look after

\!he Irish

to put

and

of Ireland ·i.~ wielding the paint:tfl'~,a Iew there, but by degrees the 'greatbrush. In some places big batta lions are . t esc• weapon 0" th em II' fi I' . palll ng, and in some places smaller corp . .~ ".' a IS nc mg rts way .' Smtothlud f .. are workmg away with feverish . energy. e an s 0 the people. The cities ~ot a spot en the map of Ire1::.nd bu,t is of course, are betcer equipped in this reo

fl1JI~';

bloodi is ccursinn

colours

hood

-<>--

The red

Wild

CO\ITS<e joyously

Doing the Work'

ing d-one very

I

The fairest ·fin..

!h;riUin.g me-roory of the'r

in the

getting

.

ideal.

afar, and the blood that tingled

~~

-From the Outpost

i.s sp~ring

will broider

the

and

relief.

And from

quite

-stituents in the Xorth, all temptations to take

is "Efficiencv," ' • no ef-

anny

and the best brains

fastness,

"_'u:\ stall

grown tired looking at tbe old col011 the ml-'(l:!3", so .a ch :mge will be a

have ours

for the rights

this

refer.

Iris<h %1.

of a milliou

standing

army.

Devlin's

His address wi ll undoubtedly stimulate his' f l' I ouowers to maxe more strenuous efforts

Irel,and's

wanderings

num-

though

Mr

people that the watchword

tan

bers of artists ins's; Ulp-on the supei-iojxcy of :J. d';ffer~Cd:bured pigmenr.: to 'indicrue national relationships. A great many eyes

In

of the .move.ment, have never ceased to reg'J'd 'it from the National etandpoint.

'Sword: knots,

as far a'S the map of

was.

to a quarter

unteers

to

kee~ OILwi~ confidence un'j the material welfare of our army: The WiQbten with no chance of , Rappr ree has come down f,r.om his moun.

i\s being erased by anyone else, at leaa; so fnir a's it appertains to tbiis counnry. Indeed, aliI the signs point to it that we

far a.; the English

<>J;<

time

he has JDade

by the

who are unable

one

ences

rifles

glen, surrounded

gers in the land

of our

their

is, or

army at

sac-

hear arm'S. From summer dawn tll night the music of the Lee Enfield must tell the

fort

to

Ireland;

11

of the people

and that

green

We will have

to pr.o.

all we hold

th~~ .. upon them .the fut~tre must Their n~g;; must tess JJ1 every

gleam on

Green Ink

and :\I'm'ng

to guard

Price, l d.

the Gen.

tra! Council of the G.A.A. would en. courage -st:och a pro-ceeding, and the resul.t would mean good work fo.r Ireland. Sports prizes too might take such practical shape '2S rifles and lcindred articles, an.d the oou.ntry be all the better f~ it.

!


and your that

friend?

owing

country

passage

to the

command

of armies

the

the

I am in

for travelling.

he made no answer, appeared

and

to increase.

I

by

pause

",\, e thank

you

for

she

said.

Her

ment,

warning

"'·'·e

and

voice

was the

on human

had 'listened

I have

sweetest

Iips.,

It

filled

me

I had not known

to the

at the su>inning,

sir:ging

or oyer the cradle,

and kill suspicion. in me and her

Then grew

lady, ".and began

I

my

At that

I rallied

"'igilant

went

heart

the sol.

dra'wing

an De: and

?

Yes, we won that we won teo

it was a sharp

before

oeuvred

Louis'

from

battle

at Val.

tel' br.igade,

before

the

Saxe

had

brigade

three

times

they

you

y.:nng

man

Church? _ and

ver· , .;vou

C;'Ulaciu~

your 0 dear

s.otind it brings thrust) with

that

and

vour

glass,

is J~ei;nac ;~\T-se. '" Here's

whose fame Qomrades! •

to the

to Dillon )fac • De!

out foraging

red are

on. the

wine

to the

,

men

T

Eurcl?e!

0

my

To Bulheley's,

and Rothe's, than 1 could (The

two

.A shout

to Iftlly's! hear their

men

years'

9-ri~k.)

thinned

and we were given garrison ders,

while

end

O'Brien

Lord

the men began

Kerry

:.raigM

and

Gate. • The

the broad,

'When

front ·we to cross

fled

and. in ten of

sea.

I

in l"lan·

Before P!lrt, .tall

with

tbe

lions,

took bad

ready

Seigucurs

fieLd in Our

of

to the

and ·were

overrun

Scheld.

April,

the country foes

were

the

.• English and Hapoverians, Dutch and Austri-an. For six weeks our division under Lord> Clare

held the

whom

"nd

he

nuke

had

;ome. ~o£ us had

in check

'hcneath

seen

the

Then suddenly

followed

fast,

Saxe, It

marching

was

race

armies,

each

hanging town

a

,ears.later,

Captain, 'Ye

and

Little

I gave

on

him

to get

He which,

the

the

t\VO

heights

in. Clare'S

as I arm now had 'heard

Loui:; \,'as to be present

a

to

a

hedzerows ::--.

stick.

5'een above

the

then

door

each with

back.

Doth animals had

been

out

duty

and

were

two

on its

handsome

bays,

~

I turned

the old man, who had followed, where were their riders.

to

and asked the

are ladies,

truth," and. rest

army, prised

me:

There

regi. tweThty

that

at the battle,

King

a!l~

seemed

in the Iact.

kets of the 'saddles iugs,

but

-exen something

1 searched

and

pierced

fO'und ·no Ietter

I went out and entered kitchen

was

Pardon

large

and

the, poc;. their stuff.

"You

the cottage. The gloo.my. Though

a fine evening, the day hcd been and ,tw;)i&ht ·was approachinCf.;:,. o

what "and

the gr! in the French men."

cloudy,

you with these

let the. strangers in the silence

pass.

IIe

,

of the newcomers .

As I

and

her my men should

looking

kitchen

beheld

orne girl. facing

I

towards

to

her

companion The

bared

who

latter

my

wore

head,

and

who stood

was seated a' large

hidden

,asto.nish.ed_ ~t

b~ck

and

stood

returned.

\\'h:le

was

green. b!'isging

It seemed

direction'. \uingled

The gl\lnce

the

lady m::>\'ed on the bench~

th.~Lt tbere

!he~

diguity

to me

and

fear

in r.he ·:'\ct. ';:\[ademoi~elle," han.clsome

gil'l,

:r "can

~aid,

addressil1g

1 be of ,help: to

the ;'011

The young

hnt

on

his

what

you

sult.

may

Should

w~IJ neither

recognise

. I gave

the

fair,

some higli

ana

O}' a lean-faced

of .. middle

rsable

of wealth,

'the

So'

w the

black

soutane

or

I. meant

no in.

again- you

nor remember"

.t

a 'Jove

\\,,15

names

were involved.

Lautrcc

whose

men

young at o~le

by Madame

I said I would my

a.

rs

interests

time ,bad been pushed "forward

out, and that

af-

wait

should

with-

guard

the

door,

13u~ 'the ~girl

with' r{ the thres-

paused

young 01<1'

to stay

head made a low

she

held

out.

descension, he held

.

your

said ,gentl~-, yet

cxclafined., your--"

she

expected

to

you nee see )Iademoiselle de Salieres P 'Ye must not delay.' be obeyed.

"Do

He turned

to the

handsome

srirl with

a book, it sheet of paper,

a quill,

;'If.;1 < n

I I

de Lautrec," me,

"aod my

de Salieres." A minute The

later

the

brde

and

had 'ta·ken a position

their

Iacea

girl.

She took

near

while they faced

were also

visible

a step

I joined

my thoughts

her

from

the

ihe priest

to the young

in front side.

of me the

The

act kept for a few

the ~erernony

minutes. . "'he~

witness

towards

obey,

so that

moment

second

:.\1.

commenced.

bridegroom hearth.

the cot-

)!adetr,oiselle only

Ole

to leave

be the

between

turning

signed to

veil

about

shall

friend

I could

con-

n=,,"o more,"

like one who

said,

ceremony

('hO\~'

hand.

\

dear

..

goodness,

up her

she

handsome

YOtlI incomparable

"You

of the marriage

made a deep cour-

~~irl, her'iac<;..b1ushi-ng, .i

you?

The

the

'0£

'as 1 \y;'s

tage~

OOW to the girl on the bench. Then drawing near, -be- sank -on one knee and kissed the hand

h~'Te seen

them

of de

de Pompadour.

of a

of

I

heard

r

in

a man

them

promise;

I had

to un botton' his. coarS'¤

of my

You will not betray me,

R.i,

face was sh:'lded by a large clerical

such

his voice, "you

you meet

this incident."

age,

dare

"As

you.

hear,

and

bow, and he-

reo

something

him.

what

lIe was followed

frieze' ccat priest. .

read

he said, lowering

head.

wit-h ,a' black

As he. began

have

report

cloak

her

man s::tw-th,e direction

had the air of a: g.~lli'l.nt. penol?

m:de.

not

m3:: crossed

He wore a long

was tied

had

a'S she

I wondered what

will

shadow

a sweet,

that,

honour," 1

th~ COm'

only

her

these ladies-;pa.rdon in the

of the ,door as a tall , young a three-cornered

courage

-

an 'air of youth.

person that

could

such

words.

by _;lI~h a look of JUarke~ devo~~on lli:t. T saw he w-s her lover; 1he p'r est had tal.ell

did ~t

me ·an alarmed

forward,

on

droop-

so .extrcordinary

gj rl threw

l)1'~'

a hand-

\\·3.S

were

tha1 my ~suspiciGUS

I stepped

veiled

One

and her features veil.

handsome as

the riders.

yourself

sky, deep, grief!

ride.

reassured

danger

the threshold.

end of the

cloaked' ~nd hooded,

recklessness, a[l?ea.r

do no h,:rm,

the upper

to my gaze,

that

can 1 thank

I assured

about

vealed herself

them

mercy in the

tongue.

ful- nim idity

a

with

as he led his ]1>JIse neal

pleaded

Fleming

"We

shall not be able to repair." I drew

face,

must

a. wrinkled for

childlike

and

the

lady,

her cover-

beautiful':1::;

said gentle.

-to some

to be

with eyes like

beauty;

eyes,

I caught,

is no

not

one

followed.

removed

a summer

reckon;

and

ill 'French

speak

"

" (He .pauses).

I heard

cottage

Irlandais,

My sharp

went ~out,

in the

As

he wore' the

the veiled

fair face,

under

wa

Yet she

Iiade him

and

covered;'

I had the lionour

that

?

hidden to the sergeant

remain

I think?"

now:

mou mind

two

my

"Made-

to the Brigade

aeure,

see them

qu.es·

voice.

same aagelic

hand

recognsing

I saw that

It was a small,

ex-

duty;"

noticed his

andi

in that regiment

1 sea. at rest

to know."

to do your

tesy at the s,·"me tim~ "MademoiseJle," he

the

do Y.Otl

role:."

the

ing, and I saw her face.

on bis

are they+Flemings

threshold the old man's wife, hag, fell on her knees and.

crossed

part~·

im-

veiled

up to my sice,

with an air of Serenity,

and turned

al1~ we expect

I turned

you

Clare's,

As I replied

his figure

Cure

a

of an officer of .ihe Gardes

belong

a captain

the

in

the

lessened.

sWUlIg

he s1Ud-"to,

["...nnting,

are right

ere

alarm

uniform

"You

with Conn.

report

him be silent,

out it is my duty

who

I entreat

sergeant's

later a

hold)_ and uncovering'his

or ,despai~~h.

my

A mirrute

my troubling

tions,

hat.

sur-

flood

from

doorway,

I asked;

whose

unescorted, in the therr presence in the cottage

Alone,

moment

(.~[a:d.ercoiselle,

queue

officer

face

the veiled _lady.

"There

horses

saddle

bard.

('1 will tell rhe noble

cf

sent me jhither,

1 saw

ridden

neigh

moiselle,

1 saw the hand-

her

was the fellow-ordering

the

the door

the

a woman's

"They

an old

at us.

a crown;.

opening

them, came

from an out-house

her face in and

a

wthin.,

and we

his flank.

between

anxious

above the M·~es. I w;'s twenty.five, ment,

his fist impotently

in:; .hat, :t green

was abo'Uit to seize.

race

of

clown

_\ frock of gees rose at our ap·

shook

at Cullcden=-

of :)Iaestr:eM,

soutb, and

on

and

I had

roof

leaning

a bench.

he retired, j

fields

./\., the men caught

Fontenoy,

at

Great

:Sethes.

bore on to.!he

of Cumberland

'beaten

bad sent

and I led twenty

man,

and

the

his

de Camp,

w:thout-O'Kelly

to h.z lt.

pect?"

outskjrfs

bv... hitrh 0'

whose

preach,

and

hearts

Grand

the

to g:tze

battalion

some

bordered

siupicious

lon,g

most

to the

days

the

duty

ranks

we were ordered

like

Europe

Marsb.al

. south

our

to pour in) lads from Clare

for

champions.

the

011 the

parties;

the trees.

we too],

Clare 'Sent :)fucDonougb

across

seem

by my hearth."

ago when

Fontenoy _had

Val.

eyes

Each

across

he answered.

It was twenty

.-he

Js ne

and

a: modest

again!

and

men

i:nnhouse a

is

the

for

Brigade,

over

Clare's I

To

of Hasselt.

our

paSSlOlJ,

og;

wine

hs

and.

h~td halted

a horse

Diarmid

rang

(:He pauses

uniform,

I heard hoofs in the lane and

l\?-•. But I bade '0

More-

joy!

a good

missed

it!

b:lttle,

I hear

with

i!arkened

town

[ceen as a sword-

move my blood

riders

it !

to the

you

God ' when

not have

rose

be·

2S

lang:uagt

memories

sorrow

Fill

our

missed

OL the

l3r)gade's

head-well,

.and

I

! would

c?!Ilrade,

yet,

have

Then

feU back

next

dae Muig-eo,

Fortunes,

not

The

a~ntt,;re

An

my

colour. voice

Allies

well upon your shoulders

man

lips.'

went into

a Gael-,he

look

shake

7'TOU

Columba

-cowed

ru in of

I beof valona'

story,

a soldier's

peace,

I

Listen,

hopes. deed

eyes.

Cod , I would

fore

my

do some

at.: scene ,.'tiH vivid for .him). '" e had encamped for the night,

the Ieee of a fighter.

are

O

coat would

hear

ei-

\~ere us f6rward,

ordered

of

Saint have

VOlt

'your

to

I

three

up,

diri\'eTI hack. The~ ~ an we cr"::>tured \ ai. So ),oll\vish

and

'tired

1:.ing's

carne, the

man-

to take the village,

French

and

had

fight , but we won,

eyes.

the

tidings

I ..hould

daybreak

he sent

the

lieved

for it. was the key to the battle, times

for

Mianam

to his 'sword,

his cloak

neal' the cottage.

some girl start, but

started,

to

my

~r. le

the young' man

and

was

1

unveil,

she said:

replied'

He

brilliant

At the thought

Fontenoy

moment

he cried,

It

a swift move- ,

slowly to unwind

\Yho

friends?

again.

fa·'.... "

veil.

my' presence.

in my

P"lI

as

do 80,"

I will

of her

knOI';,..

F,;·~r.:.e;

of entreaty.

is necessary;

I

Mademoiselle,

girl made

"It it

eyer

since

"MademoiseHe

:'I1adtem'Oiselle)"

with

of the women

It seemed. to pierce

own land,

were

you,

sbe

;,.:,; but

not unveil .. Do not

low tone

are waiting

b"rd

"I

girl.

to uncover

you "Do

plies,

an emotion that

dier

ask

pray

your

of he,

she replied.

The handsome

was

fo~ frien.ds;" heard

witness,"

wj]]

her companion.

offer of hel!?,"

gesture

to the handsome

de Salieres stands there," "The witness? _Then,

bel' confusion

The

a slight

pointed

of a foraging party, and shall to give you wbat aid I can."

be happy

broken

With

may not be aw~re

You

is unsafe

.

,:

THE IRISH VOLUNTEER

2

ised,

the marriage ce Lautrec and

each

other's

hand,

~ad ~eeJl hIS bride,

bent.

before

solemnholding the

girl.

in,~ ..t):tle f,:'oll} his poCket,. and plac_ing the " F1in.g:n~ her ~rms roun~.,h~r !rien~Fs. neck three last i.ems on the taV'e, ap~.roJ" l~"d she kissed her, then ga'" net .hand to de the

vlliled

Lady.

Lalttrec. The cure

" ..·\re ~'ou the bride?" with' the -accent cure

,

of the

request

of .a. Fleming ..

village

of this

h'e aslte<.l 'IJ Frc'11ch of Geel,

gentleman,

Lautrec, b;ve accompanied cottage. to marry him to de Salieres-."

the :t

"I a'in tl"-e and

.

at

Somt('

the ci~

hi~ t·, tl.i5 J1adem0t~e.:c

table,

marriage, incident

meanwhile

wh.ere he wrote which

was

occurred;

had. sign¤d,

to the.

first, thinki~g',

the woman's

should

follow 0::\

"_

of th_e

.on?

he requested

my sig.natnre

CO~TI::\UED

gone

a ce;tificate

little

me to put

do c.oubt, th.at the maIfs, PAGE

3

But


THE IRISH YOLUNTEEF brigM

Before Val. Co.J\T!';\il:ED

FRo.M

had

stat'

of knowledge.

climbed

high)

So we went the tramp

2

PAGE

behnd

and bowing

of Illy men's

us,

The

wor ld

offe~ed the quill to the girl of the veil. She smiled as the

and drew

good father

back.

wills,"

1.1, le Capitaine ~rite his )1. de Lautrec bowed receiving

a command,

name

as if

and,

me

the

marched

sight,

name,

mademoi selle. " She

away

turned

~IO room

for

more,"

He looked a sudden

paper,

remark, ~urriedly

it to the bride.

bade

husband"

her

<side.

}I. de

said,

"I must who

at once

can

to

honour

of

Irsh Brigade, our marriage) quires

where

my

gentlemen

as far cs the will .be

,,·hicn

>. the

tank.

was

mouneins-

bs big,

me go;d.'night

Presently

•;,

from

looked

to the

girths

ruuch attention his

When

stable.

He made,

weep.ng,

The

"hei 'hand,

Iitt le lady

and

smiled

adorable

br'ide,

"we

as

padour

one

of

all,

what

.".fter

. Let us friendS, . But

go or

can

de$ert

our

are

;'ith,'

snatch

Lautrec,

take

your

. de..

"M:.

sh,e said.. bride

b-'lc'k for the' battle

away,

which

an?- come

~:rance

. shall

win.' He kissed • braced. but

l'hen]l.e

she

'lhe:e

her hand,

took'

plac~

tµe . reins 3.

1a~e hid' them

wa'y ,

em·

!ler in the saddle, rrom

she sat st:li ;nd silent

ted .and )'oc.e and

and the friend·s

ha·nd.

as they moun:

'''hen

iro-m sight

my

a turn her

in .the

gaze

sank,

I hal"e heard

of the Brigade

Irlandais,"

of tbe

valour

she sa·id. "You

,~;1Iescort me to wFfhin a mile of Lier," I went to her hors'e'S' head .o{ the road.

bride.

her

Thus

my heart

exqufsite I had

thrill

us by 8:1e Englizh,

but

failed.

and took hold

1 led

knowing

her

my

pearl

the

'With a sudden

of hope· and

fO\lnd

down

.

hadbad

been

and

rain.

the

It was

prepared

joined

a large

us

for

with

retiuue

the

the ·Pom.

; and

will

it towards

her

notice

the

from

hill

t1~e vilJage

wcs there,

saw

went

in.

woman

The

door

cxme

out.

which

the

message

a

opened

see her

sirnarne,

and that.

of

sirriame,

th(!.t I

rain

beat

When

"I

you

have

I could

invited

dwell

on. her

me to enter. my eyes,

words

my

room

a;

to snit

A rioh

carpet

m/rrors

had

been

and hanciuome came

was

at a·.rds and

f·a"·'ened

seated

befcce

with

eyes,

a commanding

he flung the

her

g,=·:d and

the rain

sent

~I~,

d:.smis .."z~ her

with a superb ki:sj.n~

h¤'! I)-and wth

She 100k.ed'm.ed1:,ati\·ely back

in

her

~ha~r

at me,

and

resting

had their

lackeys

r nd

out,

eyes.

leaning

with

head

massed

with

wit:hout. tents,

seeking

of the "storm. what

\'o:ce

A'S I

I

sleep

a':sk fO'r Oaptain

rest

in

the

about

to

L heard'

a

was

migiJt, O')lear;~.,

'-1 sp_rang u:p and in the light my cqmj.lany had kindled face

I recpgnised

the and their

of the fire

saw a man whos.e ,of' the

a~ 1na,t of one

ge:ntleTpen \,"h'O had. ridden in 1!be Killg'S tra.in. The ra'n wn pouring off bis hat, and ..'had told

wasb.ed.: the pQ\hler him

w·h.ereupon

I was

that

he requested

out of. earohot

9'~Jeara,

me to follow

St5![Ill,

him

I obeyed, and

of the men.

we sfo:oa . in....the aroun'd

from !his hair.

Captain

the

night

b1a-ck

us.

presence;·'"

he said.

commanc.s

your

The w:'ud caught

his

I felt must

my

face,

for

answered

her

"There What

went

she

have

01

shown

cn

cn as if 1 had

witness,

moment

act.

But,

town

as

if che could

do

garments

a clear,

could

but

Wbat

follow,

astonished

co'll,ld the

did the Pompadour to make

of pear};;, my

hel" ad'dce

L:>u is

message wa·nt?

or ruin made'

war

at

the

mea.n? She liad

a m~J1. or

B:i'

peace;

I had the nerve

looked

is

in hLIl, haying

written

an

rank

and

regimen.:.

torn

and. the

paper,

added

The

nare·e of the

had

and

been

1it·:le hdy.of

he said, --....~uavel\".

man

a:- smooth,

with

fact -The

i

second

and .cdvised

for

jpci.~en.t.;'

-slowly ... him.

that

I

may

de

Mademoicelle

fortune ill

of the

forgo.ten

nrop..sietll'?

her

ihe

ww<>, written.

suppressed,

you

a

on which

the

have

whose

tim

~.[lajes_!.y.Jras approved

and

commanded \'er'''!,illet.

that·it

been

given

circumstances

when

He

(l!r~d;egrooll1. 011e of the \'110

:'Ir~d:J.:ne de

obtain

thJ.t of,·~Jademoisel!le p~esellt,"

through'

a

PomlPadonr •. mea~t _to

having

retrea.t

'00\"

libertines ~a.ined, the

de

..

Salieres.· :'.\Jademoi,

flown

is· unknown.

cou-Id fc:rrce :'II. de Lautrec

from

the,

Before ~ J

V) inform

me

face ar:.d glas,y eY~5. "o.b.l~ge lVladO.'1ne of ~he place to Which she h':d gon~; !'-Ollle, bJ revealing the name o-f the seyond wit· of the enemies' . cav.alry ·a,pproached, .end ness

whom

~L::.dame

has

heard

~va.s a

lady." I looked Iri,h

Her

and

I said.

".:\Las,·' of an

she

up

"1 S\'ear.

officer.;

was,

would

(·pat

or ,,·here

a.;

eyes gave

flesh:

ruthles.~ly her

crossed

. "May

bow-ed

I remind

on the

A .smiJe.

in a silkew tone,

ing' still the

pO.:!Se£Si.onof your

lady's

si.gnature,

:Hada:11.c II-hal sim3me

i·roni~al,

lips.

and

"that

ca:;,ried

spurs.

::U.

It is posdble

trec

before

b~7 a peasant

he mo.y .survive

he' dies"-:lle

had

"a1.

into

the inglish

~farquis

trec: will

you

of her

~;llCCUOlb

of a serious'

pro~

~\'O;~S sl.owl\-.. , "and

wlhithel' the lad'S 005 gone. informed

hav.

to my hor:se. de Lautrec

CCCtlp,tt:on ... of that ,-:llagc. flig·h promo. l·.on all"aits you if you can see \1. de L,:'.u.-

I ..a.oun..ced the

:'11'. Ie Oaptaine;"

be remaJrked saw the

me th~~

me ~hould,

gentJ.enlan's y~u,

himself

h')l1..our

it told

obJi.geq to put .

:\ladame.

I kt'low not wb~ dIe came from. '<.

-crush

wi.ll. the

.....

to

[was

_ But I have leal'l1edi that

retreat

',hen

ream h!l ha.s Lau

1\[. de

to his wou1,1ds, which

are

l~:ture."

eyes, yO!] can

she owned." ".

inform TO. BE' Co.KCLUDED

IN

o.UR

.

he_: was-c. ,

knew

he well''! on,

de· Salieres" her

l worst

.av:ng

eat-.of

is overr"

that

had" .run

fOl":.u.ue, al~;;l who,

Ccurt,

sallow

I guessed

who

"At

ta·ke place

the. campaign

paused,

he was;

of this' alliance

should

vhe ·jl1':endf'd

selle

'-::\ow, , mon;:ieur,·:, ""as a )'oun~

Salieres

vast

g_one,

the yeil had

inform

paper

swnllow

witness

h_3ve remembered

further

.

the

and

to fO'l·get the

of _ t.he court,

I h:d

my mili:tar:v

pa:per

in my

took

be found,

sake

certificate

off

Cure ?" I spoke

As he

expression

which

understand,

the

a Iady,

that

to be

and

of

in short,

),011'

must

i\'!1 encounter

him throllgh

as'1

second

marriage

:rt

not to start

at my s·gnatur.e,

part,

He

his glassy

queston

tear

to a geru lernarr

CDI!:'s certificate

as blank

with,

as I conld

a

)[adame."

ilI~a;i'me bas graciously interested, herself, Fu!·ther, monsieur, that His Most Chris.

the richest

ine

'(0

what I de.

I challenged,

a

to

inform

"lie

<his shoulders

'hended

uhat .it was the

\\'it.h9~and

SUlThnlons. Wbat

from

cloak~ revealing

with a ';"ow. as I saw and

fiunrr

beheatb,

cold,

I

had

in

a finger

I bad

he fell

of the

"The

a cruel

I saw

in

:\.t:irqui.

me over with

It was

I may

her own

.as She' gazed,

and

[rom me. ·He

,

name

I made' no reply. The beautiful, smiling woman before me, did not 100k:1Jt that

IV

be

when

The

ple=sure,

moming

that

witne:·s

a wornr n.

was her name}".

portion,

you

question.

was another

te

.I!('!'j.(

will

explain

he .had' waved. that

£:ce.

Ohristian •

macriage

he in:cl'd,

me.

bc ur, peirced

shoulder.

de Salieres ?"

·The surprise

voice, -ans:L~e.emed to blow the word'S afar mOTcd.o'n.

cne

!ofter

managed

the lady Pompadour

"This

.

a: the

Fr.l!1('.-'

cor.'le:;r'. nsv.n

Lautrec,

~L de Lautrec,

he

were present

a cottage

told

pointed

and looked

Wondering how name, I answered "You

de

offended

-infinite

turned

When

Jbdemoi.elle·

he is

in

brgade

gentleman-"will_

and

my

Your -"I.

ber hand. "'fou are Captain Doncadh o.'YIe~rn?" she 'sa.id, as if sat'sfied with her in~?Cct~on.

his. rain-roaked had. been

Val,

deeply

"\\"ith

dcler.

0:1

she knew yes.

wcu.d

sire .' )

into

her

you

moment

to me-that

ThC~V$

de Beringer"-sbe

Each

the

You know

face,

:'IJ·.:rshal has

attack.

the

up

guests

indifference.

his

his incomparable

seize

health,

smile,

gathered

she

become.

the ·ldt wing of the Allies t.'·

that

a beautiful

cards,

the

and

playing

The

\\'hh

crush

On my entrance

air.

down

remember

ws unded

wall,

a brilliant

my

"You

o£ twenty

dangerously

the

gentlemen,

large

for you.

lying

about.

a table,

in

would

At this

who;

to

stood

w ho

gentleman,"

him again?

floor,

mud

not

she came."

know

in Val.

occupant

the

Iurrriture

wij h three

woman

its present

~yered

know

a colonelcy

an employment

"You

I soon saw that

the peasants kitchen had been transformed into

"whom

not

I am ignorant

whence

"An acquantance Madame. "

1~he light winh-

but

as a

I did

M. de Lautrec ?"

pass t~ the right."

Before

will' s:gnr;.t tire

that

a lha:n.dsome young

[ have

a

or from

her

She most have heard sincerity voice, for she appeared appeased, :load,

Ma-

leave

was,

are

satin

011 pitilessly,

whispered,

you.

and' a

a blue

that

you held

on my bonour

ex-

and

agan,

I repeat,

mine.

she

"if

spoke-"you

as a gentleman,

moment

She wore

she

for

dame,

for

I

coldier,

of Sennecterre,

here

as

lady wrote

it wac

tending from the plain to the hill. M'Y guide stopped before a cottage, ronnd which a. royal guard had been posted. me

that

after

of Hede

About

heaven

I said,

to look at ·tbri.s paper"-I

the brio

the di vision

left

deign

we

of the

in an ins~nt:

it ~ "~Ilada.rue,"

our \~ay through

him as he rode

the -power

tbat

The dav

so fco: die time of year.

in

joy

.

thev fell br.ck. and threatening,

dark

"Ma·d:;.me-:.de

met mine.

<J~lonsieur,

made

all .noble;;,

cloak~

wi th you. till rOll a:t least in safety .. m.ine,"

was

OU<J: brigade

t·eeth

not

the

di \.j·.;,i.ona of Sennecterre Olenrront, dEstrees, The men lay down. in

now?

'.velfar.e,

stood

"'.

9;'n

for ''I'our

cctagj-s

by

zroorns,

do

"I fear

by sunken

a~empt

and

officers,

enemy

girl refused,

the

houses

had sent

we bad th:rougY1 "inflexible lcok creep into ,bow;' he'!" eyes, our lines. Our camp followers were enor . which told me she could (')e aG pitiless as a ticress. -. ' mons; we had a camp theatre, and the ~rhe guide, who bad remained in the best actors from Paris, and the :Frenab

was

sobbed

om

<T.orge, which

An

seen. and cheered

a close

yo~thus.

for

bordered.

closed in withheavy

with

maderrsoiselle;' cannot

few

the

cold, too, strangely

I

"Ah, 'the

of

seeed ..

he-

tears.

A

mouth

He

led when

five

of

of fieids

hedgerows.

been

brigade

a· path

intersected

in the midsj

the

after

a 'cluster

ground,

co.tage

.her

to

English and Il.anoveris-ns

The ,'il].a~~,

evening

6£ the veil held

through

the

A, gorge

of \"al, which,

offer:d

battalions.

A

the bride

brigade

l"illage

At. five o'clock

in his holsters.

appeared

of

proceed 'ng

cavalrv.

brdke

King:

too,

Thev .......

but hesi-

pcsseseion

up

held the

the

Then

of his "roan

of the pistols

the ladies

battle

had

came

as if he hcd, been

own gl·OOUlS.

examination

the

OUiI

the hills as the

retired,

the

to the

to duslodge

no doubt,

out and ordered the old man to bring

the

of the plrun.

the

soon

El:lxe sent

~g.h

cs

de Lautrec

sight

dispute

On

a forced

a few squadrons,

'and

I }~aJ

Cure

horses

to

then

for the

we :had won.

day-break

tated

over (at

men 'into

ladies'

At

Iorward

rece

through

we continued

threw

the

of Lledereen.

had already crowned

lanes,

on the •

car-rying,

joined

we made

night.

the

of

the

and bade

The Court

ill dazzled

ourselves

cavalry

down

re-

19n9,

track

comin,g

reen,

I .saw the locphole

as

foot

ence a queen 'l)),igiht claim, .and went

got

purse.

which

.and

height

to ;.>treng.then

Will

fora;.

off at a trot,

heavy

the

lights

encamped

the

while

Friends,

was not

div.sion

by the wind.

the

and

Fleming,

he went

to

Allies

011 raised

distance

At

guide

blown

bowed,

o~~side

The

grer

by

pick up supplies

we meant

our

youth.

as' lit;'htly

occupy ibe vitlages on the lower .g-round,

oucskirts

met

We threatened gades.

Jet.

scattered

the

thither?"

men could

I went

of

0·£ the duty.

you

I was but extending

wav.

0.

knows

last

heights,

risk to herself,

her

I promised

so

them

triumphantly

at much she

you" guard and

yet

who has witnessed-

will felieve

later

Allies a:J.111ein.o

wre6i

The lady

an escort

Lier, who

outwitted'

your

again)-

:H'DJY, and it IVa.> a siwft

fna~ch

observed

would

. I' know-France

high

me

You may

lives. (hem.

main

that ]1v10

c!"y of June

our defy

pauses

days

Ciaran,

were

As she passed

king,

of the

we have

shall

Ten

I !prayed

and

key of the Basti lle ; her

were leaves

as I·, cloak,

eyes of the

the

who

have

(He

close

in the folly of mr

mastery

we have

we

the

U~,

of my

the

drew

that

We

before

met

.before

of it.

my wife

sacred

deed

charge

her.

found

out

the holy

Lautrec

judge from the secrecy

ta~,and I trus1;

de

the

take

enemies

saint,

some bigh

might

between

protect.

asked

r

her,

her

back to my camp,

leun ! I prayed

it 'up,

he

she

horsemen

I

but

favour,"

to

held

blushing,

another

Xow

and

she passed

to my patron

having

folded She,

take

later

"~ionsi.eur,

:friends

only,

charge

But my heart

army,

1 saw

in hs glance;

and gave

A second

is

she .sai~.

no further

the

"There

and I thought

at her,

apprehension

he made dried

serenely.

things

At a cross-road. three

pen.

full

an enchanted

we passed.

the

tres-de-cachet

He

The

"Your

of

It

hedgJro.I\·s.

ef my birth,

talking

time

and .the

out,

she held if they

and dear. and in their

objected.

which

land

When I had signed, she bent and wrote in a flowing· hand the name }"farguerite. cure

the

I it:

twilight

-she spoke, and. once

the

myself

first."

again,

gave

r.bout

"Let

came

in dream-land,

through

be and again

'~It shall

she said.

not know

feet keeping

stars

silvered

was a march

low,

did

on in the deepening

:Tune moon }f·. de Lautrec objected,

A :-rac De:

and

3

NEXT.


,

THE

IRISH

VOLUNTEER

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RATHNURE

CUMMAN NA MBAN.

CARRICKMACROSS COUNCILLORS AND THE VOLUNTEERS.

o

v

uy

~2_1..',

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New Submarines.

(Co. Wexford)

A meeting of Curnnnn na inBan was Aeld. on L'riday in the Maasioa House. . ~ !Ii.iss Agnes 'FaJ:::reJiy , who presided, said --<>-The Irish Volunteer .movement was Utat the meeting was called to put tJJe At Carriclrrnacross Union, the Chairm c.R Central Branch on a worJ..-<ing footmg, to explained at a l-argely attended meeting. fix a '5':.1 table annual membership sub-scrip. in Rathnure, in the Ro!>S district of Wex· (:\:1:; ()f.l· B O''Rourke, J.P.) said the next iion, and to o/;en the Defence of Ireland ford, on Sunday. ·:Mr. J. R. Etchingham, business was consideration of a resolution Fund. She then read' th cmdience the ap- in lhe course of an address, said that the manhood of Ireland was on its trial. If peal which the Provisional Committee had ;,1 the name of :\II' Kelly regarding the JUst .~.sued for the fund, She suggested they hac a true conception of their rights Volunteer movement. thac a t.ernc.c':.rary committee be formed for ~s men ~~ey woul~ not hesitate a moment ~rr, Kelly said he desired it to be under, the working of the Centt-alL Branch. The In exercising the right of all freemen and true men-to drill and arm. ?\ever since meeting was addressed' by )l.iss Ryan, stood thac he did not bTing this matter Y[.A., who spoke of the great nacicnal the disbanding o:f the Volunteers of over forward with any poljtical intention, He value of the Volunteer movement and of ::I. ce.ntur,r ago had the marihood and ~a'1\.6 of opinion that in this movement all its poliuio-I influence. such an apportunity She said' that we trrotism of Ireland' adherence to the had r-eached a IP;''Y<"hologjcal moment in ~.iH·Jl it of showing Irish'::'\ationalists should be united. The nationality, and this was our hiotory whch oem=rled all the en, creed of militant Unonist s had their Volunteer corps, and an~ eve.r y\ill be the one true creed of ergy 0-£the nation, :'I.rJi:ss Dudley Edward" nnrionalitv III all a.<res and all lands (apto do them justice it had to be admitted laid .Si'..re G en tfue importance of orgnnisplause). They should, therefore, drill and ing the WOID¤'n of Ireland, and part'cu. that they fought their C:C<l wel l. All th arm, for th ev were face to face with a larlv the working wcrrren, crisis. ... concessions. that had been g rnntcd th In a:n.:..\\·er '~O a question put by a me;nUlsterrnen had been \':011 the Yclunbee cf i he audience, th<¤ kt.dy Chairman r ._ .. . . . ',' d th' ·'·I·t C' 13 1..r. Ja..l,¤,S Hennscsv -Get the country teers, exp.ame 2.., . wn t s um~n na rn :\)1 first and then talk about d.rillin.rr and arm, was independent of the men s movement, . .~ jchn Redmond, but he would gi~e his own and had its own conaitut ion, j;t \\"::.:.;' work- lng. views independent of aH parties. In South :Jl.g in C'l:.':·e svmpathy and ~.o.per.-tior. ),!r. E'i.cbingham-I take that as a text. \;·];.h the n t>!i, and w~~ determined to J:el:o How are you to cet your couritrv ? To. Monagh."J1 there was unfortunc-'ely a diviW;e_:l1to a.rm, and ~~UIP thC',m&el\'e~<;~ 1)1I' r day you ~e your'" ancient nation being stem in the Nationalist ranks, The gulf \\<1:; the .m:.t n object of the Defence of vmputatcd. lImb from Iimh, because of an between them migh.t Lreln ndv Fund. offer to cive vou a poor 'instalment of ap.lX'e:r to ])e very . Countess ",:a:kievi-z I1l~d: ~eventl pru,:· vour lilJel'';y. tYen that poor instalment broad, but when everyth.ing \\'~'3 said and tical sn;rge.s']C<:1S fer orgnrusn . ; the ,",'C. is not to' be granted you, for even three. done .t was r~1jl}' very shaltow. The \'01. men ano, gu-ls. • fourths of your conrnrv unless it suits the: ]\J.-s. X. Harris \\~cJl(er in:, vigorou> Jancv of the ncldc.minded British' electoruuteer movement embraced 'the whole speech made t.;l a'RP:eal for I.he subscr ip '\te.· The Home 'Rule Bill. for part of country, and did not belong .to one clique tion for membership I,) be rnade :>s soon Ireland will be <In the Statute Book of or party, and they should p:l~ their little n.s rpossible, so tho;! it would nor be tc·" Englnnds Pa,rliament in July, but it will heavv ~ tax or. rhe work,;n.Q: women and remain inoperative till England, at a spites in tlaeir iPoclcets ~J1d g.~ve ';he move gir:s who hap kept a lice the f:i_}il'itof 11:\· General Election decides its fate (hear. ment the send-off whch it deserved: He tio.na.:·itv in Irelrmd, hear). Is that the freedom the nien of llIr Ilogan. )1...\., and )Ir-5' ~ ~[Kett:r KiIlallll aspire to Is that freedom worthy did not mean in suggesting the inauguraaho a::dl'e~ed the meeting. ihe descendants of tbe men who followed tion oJ this movement th."l.t it should h-al"e Two branches of the org.misariou werr Kelly of Ki llarme ·to the Three llu.j)et any relation to civI war. He had no' subsequently formed, the C'en:.:-al Branch Gate of Ross (lend ~heers). Get the and the Inghea n idhe na Eirennn Branch countrjbefore you dnll and ann! You (he slightest doubt that when they had :\[i$ O'Farrelh in he-r concluding re will never zet the country until you show their Volunteers .properly trained the)' marks to the meeri n-r r nnounce d th:vt she VOIl want It, and a,. yon lost your liberty had received ,·.e\'er:>.l-suhsi:l'in·ien~ Icr the by the sword it is by the sword you will would . be a ole to arm them. They heard Defence Fund before it had been formallv reg'lin and retain it (cheers). a lot of fairy t,~les about the impossibility opened, A!'!lQUg·ili e ,"'tl.bs'.J': pti ons "he of .geuting arms, but these "impossibili. Arranzements were made for the 'for. ceived were: Professor COl1\\'a~', £.3; MiS! matiorr 'of a Corps in the district. Una O'Fnrrellv, £20; Xliss Dobl>s, £J: ties" very often vanished before' an e:!rnes: ',!t.:.arante.e ·furtber £10; an Ul.ster .priest. effo:-t. \"hen they obta.ined arms they ,£1: I.lhree Vh;(..er £ricUQs, £3: fear r.:ti.gbe, £1; and [.maller SII 1Il'!' , rnakin<r "ip would not set out to ar..1ack 1he OTange. A list of 'Subscriptions would bf men, bllt if at"'acked they \\'ould .Iie oblige<l all £55. published in the PreES. in_ duo cotl·rse. to defend them:eh'es, If tbe ITo!ne Rule

c_~,

~n

---0-,

I n()u~ht!; Quite

a l'!~W conception of the l)read· wnich compose so large a proPOl-1;O:n o-f the British ·K.avy will be given' t~ rr:;\.n\, people by Mr Winston Chur" .. ' • cf.)~1 5 description of them, in the House of Commons this week, says the '!Mon. trent Herald," He said that a battle, be• . tween these zreat modern ironclads was "more like a battle between two ezzshells strikinz each other with bamrners than ". , . two 'men 1Ll armour strihne; each other with heavy swords," In other words, their offensive power is altogether out ot .' . . . I propor .1On to their defensi ...e power, But if the illustration ~ives a vivid idea of the coroparacve fr:!~i!ity ships, thickly plated

oi these great battle as they are with tbe

toughest of steel armour, it gives a still more vivid conception of the frightful b.:t-ing power of the. modern Dread. noughr.«

It 'is here

of these ships gine

of

war

snd

such

that

h.1.S such terrible

has

reached

Dreadnought rnents rnent

along will

this

particular

DO

the

launched

already

there

tho

battle-

ex

further line

in the develop-

of

The trouble

:1=,

is pre-

by :'IIr Churchill-that

battle

ship

Since

the

two

en-

range,

hil:"Mst point

that

take place.

an eggshell. ..was

its

and

cisely as stated a target,

value

overwhelming

But

arc signs, tr. ....t the evolution ship

great

enormous

and

of destruction.

power

the

comes in\. for no ether

is comparable first

as to

Dreadnought

developments

have

takeI_l place of which we are only just be· gll1mng to appreciate the significance=the tlYl.l1g machine an.d -the submarine. ::'\aval b-attles of the future .are going to be iOltght as inuch below the water and a.b?ve it as on it; and the bigger the SllJ,P. and the easier the target it offers, Ithc greater will be -tbe risk of its hom. It.'<lr~ent by aeroplan.e,s and waterplanes ,from above, and of its being struck b.:v mines, subm .."l.rines, and torpedoes frou; t-elo\\'. In (.'Onnoction with submarines, the ..achicvements of a young Amerioa.o engineer, :'lIe John Hays Hammond, je., Di,l we,re j)-"tS>Sed he (:\Ir Kelly) would Jik~ ~ wil profoundly af.fec. ~ naval organi.?.a!ion [0 see a naint!d 'and ,.tilled body of Irish. and ,,.trategy. \[r.HalllJDond has demon-0-straled tbat he can control ;f.rom the 1l1en who \vonlt[ be prep.lred {o uphold th shore, by means of wireless, all the digll::y and the ri,ghts of the Trish Par. movements of :l boat out at sea. lIe can M.J.B.-V.erse ullsuitabl.e-,_ ":'Il[ore dash" .start her engines, can make her turn to liament. 10 six or te!] ye:us he \\'a8 sm'< in the mov6rnent. port or starbo:ud by a single pressure of A.I\:. Br<lndreth-Cavalrv that bctwen the .xo!·thern anJ the Scuth corps ha:;e a ,key. c::m .ai~ ber at any mark w;th;n formed in a few places iD the midlands. ern forces of \'olunteer.; lh~rc "'o\lld 'bf --<>-~e range of hum= ..i.~ion-tbat is to Other 'places will follow, say, about se\'"en miles-and hit it every a unioll for the preservatjon of the rights \OYollld yet I could say :t~ in youth's J. O'Dwyer.-Thanks fur suggestions. time, can send 'her full steam ahead at and libe ..Ues of ali Irish(11en. :\[1' .r6S~ph jO,YOllS prin:e •~ "J.K')L," "Pat," "Rory Og," "Vol· the rate of 33 miles an hour, can in a For "F.Tin my' Country"_when first in unteer."-First, Devlin, )f..P.-·tbey sometimes called him second and up to twenty. seoond reduce 'her to half· speed or &tOp each feud-_ Don't warry us with. verse if you want it her engines altogether; in short, can "Yighting Jo~'·-.dea,l;t with this aspect or When 'listing new song in QIe deep, returned if unsuitable; the task is too manipulate' her as surely and mecbani. silent- glen, . '.tbe question .in ·a speech in Del·fast a day big. , cally as though h!C !rtood on her bridge Or, re:icoats, 0' er mountain and fell, I as ca'Otain and bad ·a full crew under hi, or ,t\\"o pre"io.u sly', and saidl: "Once the " ~1~ R .. (Dublin;-Kot hot enough for pursued! orders. Moreover, he ean do all this by yOU! The obvious answer' would be un. B'ill hrd ~en passed and plaoed on the night as well as daX, and without a sin~lc l'ind. For now, .aJthough old, and my once Sta'.ute Bo::>l< it w,;)l be (he imperative duty soul on board the ,'essel he is cOntrolling, Clan Desmond.Thanks for the clip, brown.. locks grey, ::'\nw this can be done from the sh<lre, of e,'I'ery Irishm,an. to see that i.t is keqJ-t ~ry he:trl i~ as true .te her noble ca.use pings; we usuall:v, h.owever, get tbem from it will-eventually be done from airships. still, ~e\'eral sources together. there >by ta·l(ing such s~eps as may be in !act, s.ome. Drftisb. airships are aJ.rea.dy -\s to Korth.pQle the magnet that pilots tho'ught be..! ·to -secu.re th.:lt we shall not "Rebcl."-What, in ~he name of thun· equipped with wireles.s, From the shore our wa:y, der, is '(hoe. good of sedihg U,q M:SS on and from the air ·submarines and tor, be_d~prived of ·the fruh of f9rty years of By it" con;;.tilnc_y taking \15 whither it \\.{;-dnesda?, st::lting th~t a meeting will be pedoe;j will' be directe4 at the Dread, cons:itution'al agitation," It was plainly will. held .the previous Stmd:1Y, nOu.mt~ of the enemy, .and these "egg. w:th hammers" will tho duf..y of every Ir.shm,an- "'il1) the in~ "Countr:ymon. "-Look up Gale ana llhel1!:S ",hl:cll light fideli.ty onr be, E~' r..thlnl to hit ba.ck at. Tbus wbile I'blden's lit;:: in our a.dVertisemem col1lmns teres.t.";· of h;s country :It }w'rt !-o :?,ssist il'l COUTS'?', !s:r 1lR }ire'...ent tbe Dr~a.dnougbt is 51.1· cr - get ''1I=dbook '~f Aetive Service,'" The hf".c511 th;! true where you will find it fully dealt with, a mo\'emel1t wh!i<h \vouIc! see'.1~e the per, ptenlC~', l~e ll~"'" en iu. 11<1:'<'al deveio-Pnl'e>it, V·~luntt ... ~r, 'wk-e~ tl:Ie DreadElQught wi11 e-o obsol~te, "Bob. "- ihe Springfield, ~1.aruency 01 the Rome Rule Ihll. :rur· 1'iil snreh' when whirlwint.s ~nd storm. Itlr~ad~ be;;ins tEl learn up ilYf!I' the hori· "Rifleman, "-Tt is most C<I!tainly due &ohexen ill hi$ speech )1r .l")evlin s:).id that .. cloud'; :J.r~ P'l-;;t ZOt1. t" deLective cartridJ;.es. Try fresh eart, The "smile" of h~' "~"tlnburs'," will the Ir',s.h people were ne\'er in a better t';dges and have the tube~ well cleaned, outlive her "tears." pO'.ition to tale any contingeocy which "Corkoni::I11."-You are irrepressible! :"fARY H. G. Tell them a.].I to go to \OVhitecha.pel, and might arise C'UI~ of the political develop. don't worry us, (,nan i'hey \vere to.day.'··1f I1Ieces· "Exile" (Tootingl.Yes, several o.f the s.lJ!·, :'I·Ir Devlin declared, :t qt'aJier of a 'hey ~.h{)·llH th.row :~.emselvc:s he::>J:.t ~I')d Dublin houses. ,_ milliDn Vqlmiteers, .me,ri in t!;,~ prime of .,":;;'1 into this movement, and that they a<; "Randolier."-Have not the ghost of an idea, Expect it is '5much of a It;J.uch. y.oulth ,2nd manhood,. would rC:":;X:-Gd10 the j)ublic men ~h'oilld give the lead.

I

re

Hand Grenades

'~RnlEmigrant's 'UUlisb

=,'"

call

.of In'e1:1l1d to defend·

the

whJch

the

,prc';lcsed

g.ran:t. 1jn in 'miJEon

flome

Ru1e Bill

liberties

He (Mr KeHy) was snre "Ir b's reference tb the quar:ter \'oluruteel's

meu .. of Sou:h

gid

not

:\'Jona.g.h;tn.

ov{'rlook

to

Dev, of·.a the

He thought ;r

The -Ch.ai·rman

S:lid t~t

'."ere 'in favouJ: of the V.olunteer The resolut:pn '1.nd it

was

movement.

was uuanimously

decided:

passed,

~o leu'VIC further

rangemettts in the hand)s of the and kindtred """,'OC~art:iO!l.<:.

aT·

G A A

:Jltttntion

ness."

.all Nationalists

I

"Bricru."-You are too~te'nder,hearted for a Galwayman. When you have-done something yourself you can criticise the Committee, "'Gniform,"-Don't know, burry i~ n?t that pressing. rifle? D9n·t growl.

Anyhow, the Have yQ\1 a

Support

;

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THE IRISH VOLUNTEER.

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BILINGUAL

:.IUL1TARY

'Oo,.hn ....U,

By

m ....c

University

The

following

VOCABULARY

terms

ibeen [taken from the writnga, a few from Scots the

remainder

from

speaker

in

mend

Irish

corps

Cork.

pos-

Fenian Gael:c, and

old

a well-known

native

strongly

recom-

'Ve terms

for

particularlj'

use

Ce.tlleoHI1 (f;

Troop

CCMll-Celt;1'I:11lC

...

Ma] r

\)1'0I1S (f)

."

Battalion

Colonel

Brgade

i::;..101re,\Cl'l \l,'~

Brigadier-General

and

all the ~ationalis;s,

all

have

the scholars

Commander-in-Chief

army

31 hundred

of Ireland

(Military

in the

tongue

SOCl'tl15"n

The

Regular

i

Army

CelS'5'

The Volunteers

~etnn1't)e

A Private (regular)

6St",c

A Private

A Piper A Bugler

rnel!,se,\<:

A Standard

co ..xn n 11,\

Bearer

A Drummer A Signaler A Pioneer A Sentinel A Guard

COlllo11to1jl u\'\'ul;ste6'11 fOjlf<.\11,e

'F '\'l'e,\'O,\n

.611

'O,\IIlSC<\1l

,..

A Garrison A Fort

Ce,\c-Fe ...ce

...

Barracks

J ...

Attention!

. I-It ad er ect !

n . ..\qn.·c:",

1

1he arms

to the sides, wirh the pa'rns nf the hands 1urned in !

I

I

(P:>SITlON)

5,,,,,1.,l1C ,\111'''I'! Shoulders back! CL1,\O "n1.'(: ! ... Chest out!

na 5c",s,\ Le 'C,'O\)' all'> 1'1~ col.ne, 11' - bor<\ 11,\ L:\lh 10"'pUl~te 'r'Ce"c!. ..

/

Vl'e,ceJ,'Q,~n (Scottish) Ve,\c'C',!,J.\'llS"1

...

S(.~l'O (F),

(bjl,\'C,'t-Standard) bo-Oj1.,\1l\lt'()C

,\lpe !

~

(Volunteer)

..1'O'\11C61j1

Fa I in!

Sct,<\t",O!

Cusats

A Soldier (in a general sense).

p,oba111e

I drill the Spuads ...norj- 1 Let IlS drill now!

SOCl'"1sm,l'

tl,\ Stll)','

5O''O'l'e,\(· ... The knees

11<\cora ce1jl'C

,\1tl

I (no,

eJ,ct' ....-O, no m"I'(; t\'uo':5 COrtlNO, no ... Cor'1:'rLu'\:5 bu rOC,\1l c'e(" L (Irlsb)

I.Jfantry

Stand

1\1us.cal B .nd

Number!

CO'r'l' (Scottish) bU1'I)e.,\n ceo,\,

Musical Band A Band

}

'"

...

Ce,,(; ~'e,,(;'C (Scots) .. ,

Barracks

'Oun-l'h\U<.\'

Ramparts

~\11m

ce<\11'CUI;s1 'Oe1r!

Ce"11'Cu 15'V 'CU<l.lt!

5Lc",J',\I 111

I arm,

'o<.\s (-icots)

A Pistol

5unl1,\

A

I organise

Gun

Sunn,\

m<>I'

A Oannon

5unnd

Illnft.L

A Machine

Gun

e... \C

A War

lISoHn f 1J,\,L f

A Strap,

5t.e,:,~ul-Oe,,(;'C

Drill, Drilling.

Horse

Harness a TboJ1~

Cl1o.t.6

(The Ranks,

Volunteer).

I eft dress ! As you were

'00 1u\')1 '{)elt'c-r'\1~t'''5, . So , me,,!,!, By the ight-c-quick 'Ool,e1jl cLe-1'Iuu\''''15 50 , me,\!,! By the left-quick '00 W!11' "m", _ bua,LIS! !t[ark time! .6.1tio:5'-'1-O! Forward I C'\1'''IS ,\1j1 'ecl)'e"U

Right

t'\1''''ls

Left wheel!

1ll~Ii:'eO\' (f)

Squad

<\

~oIporal

(:01'11-U1ml1e,\(:,\, v":' cOlrce,m "'I)' <.\;:.,\lu·-1',\1UL"'5 50,meap! '

-Section

(,0" mel tiL) ceann-'C';n<l

Sergeant

Soc!,u';steo,1'

Drillmaster

bu,-Oc..'ln (r)

Company

(4 t:-\111'Ce)

...

.6.l1els-ulmj1M(:,\, '0..\ COI)'cglm .,\1Jl '\5"'~-1'1ll\)Lo'5 So me"'!ll

march march

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DVERTISER leaving Dublin would recommend quiet, oomfortoble apartments; very moderate terms; South side. 146, this 'Office.

FOR

Volunteers shall be divided for mlitary purposes into squads, sections, half companies, companies, battalions and regiments. The vr rious nnits enumerated above to be composed as follow:sA Squa-d-To be composed 'Of e:ght men, one of whom will act as Corporal. A Sect(on-To be composed of two such Squads, under the control of a Sergeant. A, Company-To be composed of four . such 'sections, divded perrnarierrtly into two half.compan.es, two Sections each, to be called Right and Left Half Comparries, respectively, ea{;h under the com. mand of a Lieutenant the whole to be commanded bv a Can.'ain. Attached to

F

OR Sale-Greener rconverted) aperture sight; and a Mauser; what offers, Box 141, this office .

Rifle; cheap;

S ' '. . . '. ale--;-l; ulJ Set.lD Splendid condi~on. 20 '\ oiurncs WIth Oak Case "TIle Inte;,natlOnal .Llbrary Of. Famous Litera-. ,'r • ture ; splendid opportunity. \Yh t if ' I the Company two buglers or drummers, Box 143 this office a 0 ers. lope poneer, one colour sergeant, four·· ' slgnallers-78 of all ranks -----------------Deta'ls 'Of a- Company":""Captain, 1; Lieutenants, 2; Colour-Sergeant, 1; SeT· VO~U~iEE~ desires post i? Dublin. geants, 4; Corporals, S: ~rivates, 56: ,00'· cee~ing a~d type_.wnting; moBuglers or Drummers, :?; sgnallers, 4.: I derate salary, Sean,' coo Insh Volunteer. I Pioneer, 1. Total, 70. . be composed of einht . -.A. Battilion-c-Tto '? l:'X .'U\YTED - -1'wo un f rame d pictures+: such cofpanies, under the command ?t a "Meeting of the Volunteers in Col,Colonel, a5S"st~ by such Staff Officers lege Green." Must be in good condition; as may be considered n.ecessaTY· state price and where to be seen. Box 144. Officers=Permanent officers and NonI Commssioned offioer~ no.~ to 'be appointezj "lXT ANTED a Tent and Camping Outfit; , until after an examination held bv au"l' good condition; state where it can tbority 'Of Headquarters. be seen, Box 1.J.5.

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NOTE.-In Odd numbers 2 .pt7es to the front -_ quick 4larch!'

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the

!

fours 1

Form above

verbs the

the

spetling

IS is use-i in preference

to

form 1'0. In the Northern is to be pronouuce'I ,'"

half cJ.-rreiand

Even numbers

I:>

(...\111I.eM.rilaln'C).

2 paces

-

IRISH·MADE

quick'

'5 ~iADE C1PLE. THAT

be

continued.

next

week

FOR

IRELAND.

ON THE HA:;tJD-SEWN PRIXS~IARTEST AN D BEST. SEE TIlE KA)IE

Govern ey-Carlow IS

To

BOOTS

Boots.

confusing

'0. msc 1nnRe,,:,c'C.6.1,S.

front

UBLIN Volunteers should join Tara Swimming Club. Corporation Baths Tara. Street, :'\ionday night, 8.30 to 9.30 p.m, Competent instructor Annual subscription, Seniors, 2s 6d; Juniors, Is 3d.

D

I

wheel:

to the march:

arise, though. blind with tears, To fare ~rth on the long way. When the beckoning glea.m appears I obey.

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l:>

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(f)

turn!

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Private

Ce,\nll-re,\(:'C<.\' 11

on

Ldt turn! 10mpul;Slu'CimpeAtL! Ab out turn! . , . . (l1u,,,1' '0t11pt115'Ce,'!1 cnnpe ct.L, 10mpuIs'Cenl'

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forward

,\11'

"'p 'Cust<l.\'!

Peace was dwelling in your eyes; But across my soft content, Gleams Eke rays in midnight skies Carne and went.

COMPANIES.

at ease I

Right

Arms

The

'

The

V ,\'1'

Armour ."

straight

The feet at angle of 45 degrees,

c\111 ui l-Le 4551',\-0), 1f' 1'1\) d5 Lu,;sc <\.111 na me<\1,<.\nn""u Leaning corpe l the toe?

Cavalry

it,

Note-s-Sample enrolment membership cards can be Headquarters, --00-

uli..te ...

see that

and

infringes

members must p:ly a small weekly contribution suffcient to defray such expenses as rent, payment of instructors, where necessary, etc. 9. Each member must purchase his uniform and his rifle, a-nd may be aided iu this either by publc subscription or by 'any surplus of the Company funds after other expenses have been met. 10. Each rnl itary company should affiliate direct with the Central Committee until such time as local authorties can be organised ; and the Central Committee will g've the companies all the assistance in their power, . Affiliation fee, Ld. per month per man, payable by the company ·orman:satien . 11. No Volunteer Company can be allowed ro take any action that is not in accordance with the Constitution. 12. Keep in trcquent and regular cornmunicaton with the General Secretaries, who will be readv to advise and assist in every way possible. Send in monthly report on 'Official Form

tho.\

melte"lo

Organisation).

....nne,

11,\:h-"'11m~

mittee, 8. The

Dr i'Im .ster

SOC1,ul~te<>111

that

Roberts.

From the fireside of your heart Where love blew the peats aglow [ arise, 1 will depart; I JOust go.

6. After the foregoing poims b:<we been made clear to everybody, then en- . rc Il the men who are willng to serve. I 7. Follow the system of military or- I ganisation laid down by the Central Com·

SOCRUE;.o.'O1 melte.6t.6l\)

of

S"I:5'OU11'

1::a,n

by

(Squad Drill.)

'O-05L<.\I:5

1M.

used

obey

ste~s ~Rm'(,~

..

when

years

of-to

~

5n,;,t-F'

titles,

must" be preceded

names,

article,

Ireland: !

nt< n"

above

with. proper the

General

Lieutenant-General

The

Note-

General

Adjutant

It,-pll11nnj

is done

George --00-

Secure the services 0 af competent instructor. Utilise all ex-mil.tary men possible. 3, Invite all organisations of ana· tional tendency to take part, and see that no one is excluded from becoming a Volunteer on the broad bas's laid down in the Constitution, 4. Secure a committee that i3 as far as possible representative of all sections of Irishmen, and combat any idea that the Volunteers are to enable anv one section of Irishmen to secure a political advantage over any other section. S, Let everyone clarly understand that the aim of the Volunteers is to secure and maintain the rights common to the whole people of Ireland,

of Gaelic lend-ers speaking

the commands to the

of

Major

all the poets

for and dreamed

longed

. Division

r01n:1'C

the Oonstitut.on,

Slucly

nothing

By

2.

SLuf':5 (i)" t"t 110 a t111\,t.e)

510U<'\''C,l0'l'':5 mop i;Mlre,,(;

Gaelic

el

C41:c-nl,tcJ,u

Leaguers

do what

.

Co.01re,\(;

are numerous, as recruits with even an elementary knowledge of Irish wirJ readily pck them up and learn to

1:

Lieutenat-Colo: Regiment

\.tbe (tall

INSTRUCTIONS For Forming Companies

Lieutenant Captain

'ROI11Tl'C

in

where

Lvft half-company Right half-company

Fe'\I'11 10n,\1'O Ce"n 11 Fe,\ljll ,\

Cdt

wherever

wible

'OC"I>'

ce,\ll11-'Ol'OlllSC

Cork.

have

'Cu"t...

LeJ,t-\)ul1~e~n

('0,\ bU1UI11110 6 t111tLe)

l11n11e,'ch'C"':5,

College,

le"t-t>Ul'OMl'l

5

ST A~1PED ON EVERY BOOT, AND . DOX'T ACCEPT SUBSTITUTES,


THE IRISH VOLUNTEER.C _'-",

Boy scouts.

/

merit

of

after

the

sluagh

discussion

I.-That

the

Father

John

2.-It

·Sluagh

submitted

and

he called

be

affiliated

Ard

to the

Sluagh and

with

be

-<>--

IMother

o'er. you , The clouds of tb.e night,

Eireann, dience,

Dublin Battalion,

address

PRO)fOTIO::'i'S. Corporal

Prendergast

Scouts

Connolly

poratships C

in

Colbert

)lartin

promoted

4

of ::\0.

Section

and

Oliver

the

same

(Capt),

P

to

to

the

'Coy.

A.

the

of

Sluagh

feel

grateful

to

and

Sons,

the

The

A meeting

o,f the

De Markievicz,

of the

P

on

to on

open

free

to

artistes

at the

J.

(Sec),

struction

and

completed

by which enabled

'iolidays

under

The

P Cassidy, Arrange.

a new

:Merchant's

gaging

Sluagh

Quay

has

their

will

be

of a camp

being

portion

'summer

the

time

past ,been

en-

all members.

of the

officers, to be appointed

in arrear

the ccrnmittee

excuse,

be denied'

unless

the benefits

the

and

opening

explain

It is proposed

bers. plays

in Dublin

the

to

during

1.<llilitar_yCouncil

prepare A

anu.'

the

aims

laws of the Fi ann a to the new niem-

a programme

scheme

to

the boys

of

instructed

for

more

next

Dublin

is

bat.

CQ):[PA);Y

A.

34 Lower

I

next

Classes

SLC'AGH

in the

I

on

Classes

week.

minary

. Examin.ations

tests

TIX',

during in

on ::'Ilonday

th,

the

with

MAR.

}OH~

to attend

week'S shall,

wirh a. reason-

be considered

a deserter,

shall

be permitted

without

the

are

held

rnourv

Hardwicke

J'

the Fianna thence

the

Derry

and

skirmishing return

driil

ci rcu ituous

The

route

city

and,

fou rteen-mile

resumed

bugle

band

made

to

oughly

been

the

of a thor-

Lntendiug da:..s or

to form

services

on

Easter

most

capacity

appointed

aptitude

scouts

will reach

before

the

apply

street,

at

on Mon-l

,•

.

First

City Lord

S1.1ce'l's[ul Clon·

which in

drill,

handed

in

took the

of Leader will

that

end

names,

at least

boys

are

for

the

work

a high

two

full

before

the

showing

a

stat"

rick-on-Suir

I

I II

Lion; :,[r

has district

2'())

rneetin

,w.~re deli\'crc~ Central Dr

J J

Healy.

Car.

from

the

members.

by C';>t

Executive

Murphy,

as

in

c-f the

j

of the

branch

organisa, and

I

from

sluagh

W12$

.he;d or, Thur~d:ay nigU:'l.tLast, the Or.

:\Iell 0 W'S ,

Captain

place

of the

Presidlent,

Gaiety

s;d;ng. xembers, gers·on.".

There

w,a9

including

i'l1 the

:-'Ir. Sean

a

full

A ,set of rules

absence

Sinnott,

pre·

attendance

Several

I

period

of the

of

"han.

for the manage·

Saxon

ne'er

would

olden

glory;

you your

..0£ freedom's

nought

yon

and

cease

Volunteers, flag

.green

proudly

shining. Mother

of martyrs,

Queen

sons

are

true

of tyrant

and

Heedless They :\'ow

the. following

~rave:

of ~ as

have

beard

in history

scorning

ycur

in the

danger

s

slave,

slogan

adown

they. stand,

gap

"\Y.aiting the call from falter, Feeling

to be Lieuten=t transferred

that

this the

Sound

of I Queen

promoted

to rank

Dubgall

·prom?t.ed

to Dank

of

Kehoe,

P.

l

the

none

dare .

native lan_d,

at freedom's of Aodh,

the bartle-calt

YO'U

of

which

is their truth

1\{<!>therof Eoghain,

Wa-

Courtney

altar,

and

Tone,

of freedom;

we'll

:rea-x:, your

when'eer

y.ou 'need

West,

throne, Soldiers

Ua

of seers,

head

of the

the

story,

the ages;

Leader. Sean

dear

to the tramp

Declara-

1:'. Meagher,"

"Thomas

free.

the

pages;

test befor~

Devereux,

haunt

set you

of

was

reeked

!Life up your repining;

for

to' be Deputy-Lieutenant.

are

here

them.

Leader. 'fhe

offcers, wth

above

conclusion

~L

of

the

meeting

addressed .he. members urging

were

them

bounded

them cf the ford

great

diem 'elves

trad

and

worthy

cause

He them

of being

in Wexto prove

the proud

)~8.

the

work

by._llheir

of Ireland.

leV!,

forefathers.Lthe

The

shou·Jd

Fiannd,

be .lhe best

from Wexford

to Meath, Ross,

and for

thai

were .p~.oud of

their

"''as n'o nse being able to justify they

wo~ld,

an

They heri,tage,

pride,

as it were,

Fast

high

in her

hand

with

her

unless

is the long-lost

sword,

exaltati,?n; rights

restored.

our Queen

a nation.

Mother

of soldiers,

Lift.' your Crowned

and

dear head

you -will be by the

('ro\',nOO

'neath

a.shining.

the

RORY

Volunteers,

gay',' OF

THE

IrelaIid', blood at and

eX'ample to Wexford hut

there

they

were

thei·r

time

take a be

man's

fitted

mentally

part

better fOT

HILL. of Ire,

enough

to

in the work, they would morally,'

the

old

flag

green

were

in

seer'S,

kiThgs and

and cea-se repining;

to the cause

in

free,

·leaping,

gleaming

bring

Soon will we orown

from

and

pulses

.and when they

. In the Fianna serve

brave

in her

and shadow

Cross Soon,

of the

hope

sea,

roused

apprentioesih:p,

that triumphed

pr'bud

their

High,

on

the men of '98

gave

sleeping, SmiliThg the smile

are

their

Tubbemeering,

all time.

sons

land,

veins

EnnisooJJ'Jhy,

her

free.

!!hey ha-cLthe s·allle fighting cartied

by the heaving

stands

that

in tfie Co,

in their

tbat

she

Proud

<unfortunately,

because

Ireland

de-

In '98 they

inSiP~ratio.n. to urge' them

complete

Ballyellis,

they

Proudly

reminded

they

(iO.l1S

asked

of .the men of

had a. great [0

in.

the

at some

011 .in the

to wcrk

together

inherited,

\YexfoTd

of the a1)0'lie sluO,gh

we'd

that

said

Speaking

?llichael

Pad.l'aic'

:iom

SJuagh. Father John -Murphy, .' 'Wexford.

ruin

us .

who

Hark

:-

unfinshed

~

mo croidhe,

prize

' badge.

then'm').de:

Myles Redmond

sceudants

Mellows,

Carrick.on.Suir

A geneT·a.] meeting

end, of which

F'ianma for tale g<'eat ttnd ncb.e

'.:0)-,5

enrol.ed

inaugural

of

on probation

the Fianna

wear

0'1'

leng.h.

been established

and about

and

of the

the

fee

and

Carrick-sn-Suir.

a stoir o'! black

might

(j',o-ne, they said, T'hey

be

and P. Kinnear who were electhe- .. Whitney, ted - fro,il the rank and file wdl form the of efficiency committee of r.1;µ: sluagh.

of summer.

the

have

Your

lion,

At the

A branch

entrance

to take the Flanna

cerford,

and Thirty

their

The

·g:.miser,

was fi!led to its ut· an

squad

enrolled

I

I

(Sluagh

night

theatre

boys

dawnc-is

Little

baing a.lowed

Organ:ser

I adresses

at 8 p.m.

Concert,

Boy Scouts on Sunday,

a

librarian,

should

Company

by

great

the

at

seers,

rise,

in command.

will be in full swing

o-f April,

At

Sunday The

end

town

Hardwi;::k,e

m

since

companies

Sluagh

Ci viI CO.11lnittee of ,he

Theatre.

have

Peadar

Thursdays

Centenary

aoys

The

Ydw:'..rd) organi:;.e<:l_a very tarf

I

and

members

Lim::'l'i::-;,

instructed

i

to p~y an

they must pass the prel.imiriary

Leader

Xaticnal

OYer forty

.

Limerick: Battalion. of

were

opened

~

The

I

instru~or.

been

(he Armoury,

inst.

holidays.

.

decided

been

~.a:"

Easter

I.-Recruits

three !pence. . 2.-Recru:ib to remain

apcintrnents

of

did

Slaves

that

.

~ihree, weeks

Irish

and

liberty's

YOIH

did the ghost

M:ark

of

of the

saints

ranks' of the Volunteers

<if

daunt

of the

influences

na

4

have

the

12th

at 8

classes

Angl icising

Dun

co-operating

,,:ar..ed in ~1itchelstown

I..

the worse

arrangerr-ents

and

has

Br?,wJl

dismissal

-and

are

wondering

and cease repining;

was the waiting,

Ke'er

shal} reno

11.-,\11 offcers of -the [fink and upwards 10 be saluted.

theory

in

tlte

and

Yet beat, the -hope that

-to expu.sion.

_The Organ.ser

A nev; troop

made ,by a

little

the

r

to

H'S,

or' bring

Ei~e~nn,

like a battle

knew of their country's 10.-Ir'sh manufacture to be supported '1 . :)11 a, occasions where procurable. f Give them their answer, mother

Leader

The

.

competent

librarv

to

tramp,

has

secure

devoted

W.:lS

in

Battalion

·1 . expected i an d' It IS

have

after

committee

and

tactics.

on

usual- parades

been The

minor

to the

noon,

on the mountain

members looked

the

their

and

Wednesdays.

~.

Ar·1 was

Whiteehurch.

of the time was

march

p.m., of

were spent

a portion

the

• herore

via

company at Celtic

MitcheJstown.

Rathfarnham

to

Kilmashoguc

hours

Irorn

.street,

marched

to

Several

Starting

I

liable

Recruits

Volunteers.

The Fianua of this half-company had a route march to the Dublin Mountains oil f Sunday.

and

Fianna

"

Easier'

on, Na ~i:mna

MITCHEL.

on Fridays

The

LEF12.·HA.LF,

A.

disor~'it_

of,

gleam

dear head

flag

Long

to rejoin

anything

will

the serried

Long

and

permission

hand,

shining.

he

tihe committee

der himself

!.

unless

firm, right

of heroes,

The

for

can furnish

12.-::\.0

for instruction

Lieut. COMI'A~Y

I I

l\londays

o Gaedheal.

preli-

next.-E

acq.uain ..

~arades .for. instruction in dnll,. -ski rm ,,:hlllg, etc, are held Park

Street.

Parades

and

well

Derry,

scouting Usual

be

and effi-

O'er

tolcraed.

RIGHT·HALF

Camden

must

drill every

~

considera-

force

order

WIth which

Fi armuid he

organise

under

tion, and will come into ~onrse of a few weeks,

extended

subjects

to!

meeting.

thoroughly

ether

dis- I c.ent I and. ted.

hold three the summer,

was

:,h::ll;e signallil~g,

I t ne

he call

of member-

\'~ho [ails

have fled,

past lies bared

of generations,

Iight

T;ift your

with oa reaS.Qnab~e

committee. talion will be afforded opportunities of tM the boys of South-West City. Leader g.-Any member doing G Holehan was appointed to take C0111- ciJ~\'e:oping their scouting abilities and I • mand, and Countess j\'larkLevic7. to at- perfecting themselves in Morse and Serna. I would Impugn zhe motives tend

is

nb le excuse the .sluagh

with

the song

its message

Mother

subscription

shall,

fu rn Lh

a ruin,

of the

nations.

deem fit.

whose

consecuiive

you.

A . beacon

member

member

before

head, are lingering

brand,

to he' fixed at such

en no account

of the lI-f,:litary Coun-

year

And

quarterly.

may

three

canvas, for

)~e,\rlJ;

committee

sum a~· the committee

. 8.-Any

of their

sword

Singing

ship.

of 'the Fi.anna

1.0 spend

military

two weeks

de-

to be elect~

and

the

Grasp its hilt

by examnation. 6.- The subscription 7.-Any

of in-

are

many

for some

this

various

placed

arrangements

the .attcntion

cil and

for

The

ejected

file:

President

5.-The

use

cofumittee·men

and

;Ihe civil officers

of the committee. concert

pr"i,;ramme

months

the

the

who

disposal of the

]::,3

~ave

thank

4.-The

P

of the

for the occasion.

beg

also

proceeds

will

O'Riain ,

O'Connor.

made

Fiauna

held

Padraic

G Holohan,

Prendergast, were

was

E ?tiatin

genrously

with < three

from the rank

members

th~ proprietors

vcced to ~he equipment

Present= Countess

Lieuts

Pounoh ; Leaders rnents

Council

Capta-ins

C Colbert,

J

COC:':C1T ..

evening.

very

hish.lrelanJ

(Lieut).

Wednesday

who

cers,

and

Messrs

And

lIon.'

instructive

Clontarf and

of ihe theatre

E

of

3.-It shall be governed by a President, Sec., Ron TTeas~rer, ;\.Lilitary Offi.

Dublin,

and

su bject

o~oers

Fjarma

lCapt),

O'Rian

the

The

Gaiety,

Signed-

section,

Dermot,

i.s Lessons." }I'Carthy

Cor.

Mac

interesting

on

services

DISTRICT

Sean

delivered.an

--<>--

leadership

Mr

of heroes, lift ygur rays of God's light

T~e

Nil. Flanna

Ooisde,

Corda.

Sursum

were P.3SSed :

l\i'PllTphr~ Wexford.

sball

subject

was

the following

physically

ac.complishment

and

'of their

ideal.

..

lIn conclusion, remember t!hel~to

that

he

asked

every

in,g for Ireland Before

the members

to

he w~'3 a ·comrade-O!!- bro-

every ot,her bo~ in the Fianna,

fact !\hat he was in the Fianna d~wtion,

boy

should the

renewed

be sufficient meeting the

The

and work. intro,

terminated

Fianna

Pledge,


THE

IRISH

7

VOLUNTEER. OJ} the Volunteers. Ireland

Th~ Chance of Our: Lives.

even

'Vdunteers most

all

is

the

spirit

and

is,

the rights

and liberties

The

Nation

Ir-ish

people

of

creed,

class,

Irishmen

of the Irish without

or )farty.

the

interests

their

native

land

and

.before

or even

the

who

class

of the';

even

Irishmen

of

own- country. who

would

of 1\a.tion to the Irish remains and

Ireland

that,

indifferent,

constitute

whole

people

Danish

people,

ta·king the

We

in-

nut

are title

bad

We have

.people

Nation,

constituce

a·ny particular guage,

even

lives

futrue

of the

the traditions',

alO'11g which

By the we are

of

loped,

the h istory

ements "haracter, another.

lines

and

actions

its achie.

all oons:itu';e

this

from

right that

Judge<;! ,by any to any

country

people

of

test that in

the

Ireland

absoln1ely

fact

The

the

constitute

distinct

and that

be 3!,_">plied ments

can

world,

from

one national

Principle

a nation

liberties

of Irish

has

which

rights

it is the duty

and'

of the people

.D~tional

freedom:

fr(5{' action of the

nation,

by

freedom.

by

force

th-ereby

is

Thu\'!

i:s

it is that, .the Irish

absolute

to

English

people

and

neither

this

sell

of

that

nor

can

to train

right

and and

of the

arm its

for

of

for

defence.

has struck

down

nation

bas

defence nation,

he

Wberher

the free

; .

alsq struck

In

their

130 years enforced

that

Irelajid

one

the

degrees

in Ireland

we are

brave,

that

Volunteer

standard

in

in this

of government

of a na~i~n

virtues

themselves

weapons

of:

from the hands of the men of the He Istrikes at national liberty first

we

consider

of slow Irish

and

be.

greater

by being and

helping

to build

and

by by

and

playing

but

Ujp.

those

arm

should

be and

mnst

that,

had

2'\ati.(lna1i6ts Suspicion

why

there

Who Look and FeaT

of

alone

under

us

_-. Oh ! t~e tribune's sow the seed

have

But

'ti's the soldier's

Can

reap

No

moze

But 'train

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crop

sword thus or

fallen

soul

And

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death,

the

so long crimes, mt;st

pen

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in prostrate

I'll sing my

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i

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if it is fitted

RIFLE

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within

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can

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There is absolutely no doubt get it, if you place your hands.

we can.

Ii

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amounts

T-b-ILORING

men of

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mated

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our Irish

yet in- siruggle-if

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shots

MATERIALS

Let

in

of a motor

by comparing

.actual

heart

Forces

be-or

top

indus.

in

off parade.

recruits

gained

be

due

na-

on parade

who may

new

strong there

Irish

the Volunteer

what

our

alone

~'kill can

the

pressure, to !practise

m,.en can judge

ways

on the

sensiri ve

up

of our race,

showing

way

speedometer,

misI find

temperature

one

in the

th ':YJ i'l

help.

spiricually,

Irish

of wind

in all

supporting

in dee-is , not

and

if needs

to the

and

mind,

our

flock to

why our work

growth,

in an organised

I he well

it is

hundreds

we have

too, if we 'act together,

J ".

Arms

up

have been made

we cam underctand

I now

it

accounts

would

thousands

system

one

Thus

tbe young

conrageous,

free-

that

peo-

that

our lives

her

a

how

in a. car,

a

they

are

wind

best

a ride

to

as possible

of the

short trip by noting . . race at.: different speeds.

her fully defend

most

with

it be

organisation.

thousands-in

of the

it a

after

will

to bring

speed

they

the

of informaton

own,

May

her 'and

thoroughly

Strengthen

strugg1e

be.

of Ireland

route march,

away

opportun.ty to her

and supporting

being

any

on the

or

Personally,

different

to sit

of

and' the fact that Act

by

should

to

perhaps

or get

Glad

gam es ; by learning

Ireland's

and. loss

noble

and low.

Arms

would think

One

i':5el£,

of a;

thing_

canse

upon

songs

by bringing a

;'a crime

Volunteer

a tyrant

man.

making

the

and soul

and

to the traditions

nationality

for

to

-soming

Irish;

national

rts

in

people;

,.,f this

materially

true

gov-

with crime judges, and

Ireland,

when

.,

to be snatched

of the

government the

base

been

nation

tries;

be,

nationality,

I tive language,

wcs given

guard

is-to

to I reland,

Irish;

ing all things

her

Heaven

::right

Irish

singing

Govern-

And

on

quickly

feel

is to changes

probably

for

a,

is surprising

go flags,

it j s worse

so.

face;

it

you

then

to learn

blowing,

are an."ss'stance

no

there

by the

in ac-

of wind

are

to judge kin

call to fighi for,

road

with

be true' twiy

being

to assert

building

an

I

arrn

naticncl

and,

to-day,

A n\.:,ti~n

in

it Was treason

period,

as som~JJ.ing

Act has

?as lost t~e freedom of an~'ng for def~nce IS a nation enslaved. "here there 1S a I free national government there is freedom ~ to

a

and

lock-

._ but

defence

our

young

ter the hot we witness

of National

the

territory,

and

Making

to

for some

pcrmanentty

men

things

by slow

any

buJil,'

the

our arms,

wOllTd of our Volun-

Thas

Xation

generation

Irishmen

in the right

13 the

nation

Irish

the

of arming

a lengthened

hns happened

right.

Embodied dom

the

to guar-I

of

is noble,

ul:imately

thing

to

have

independence.

in

that

over

pie

of the English PI~~'Jiament;

people. inherent

generation

crime

lose

in' 'Virtue

V olunteers

to her own;

is a noble

liberty.

something

it does

right does not rest on the .good-will it is

the

right

OUl'S of the

'0

c.onq-uered, but

lose

being a nation,

bv mav

being

or fraud,

11eces5a:rily

rjght

O.

representailv,

A uation

freedom

conquered.

0

rights

demol1.$~rated

of a governmenr

whole

its na.tional not

those

not

idea

prisons, law and

avail

rugged

us

degrade'

to

the men

men

Icu adh

of Ireland.

WI'

is gradually

with

nation's'defence-which

of -personal

of

Irishman Ireland

Let

idea'

should

Davis

of a tyrannical

to

needs

however

How

the

given

way

veey much

that books

"flap,"

'when

there not

it is best

l>='Ick even

ours

and libertie>

the men,

F:I~nDa Eireann

a-nd the Irish

when

our

if it refused

the

One

greatest

nation

proud

and

is

link

was what

were

leading,

she uld we be thcr the C\:_:Jportu.nity is ours,

Mitchel

th~t

back,

and' 'he

But

where

they

are

strength

are bad Iy pI aced,

of

\vith

the

process

scoring

of

in a rough

in it is

information

the

flags

useful.

range

men.

and Eoghan

Sarsfield:

for and

for the

cnr.~hi.ng

with je.ils and criminals, with

the

Irish

arm

r:ght

O')<eiil

nom

works

John

to assert;

objects

who compose it to assert and zuard and which it should be their- [pleasur: so t' d of

'I'hejr

and

the opportumty

in to

Brian

would

a~sertillg

that

'.IS at once

of

when

alive

nation

people

hood,

Patrick

with

and

hr s

the

of Aodh

strive

rights

in the eyes of EngliSh

of the

subject

certain

with

and

the

the right

Thomas

a century

for over

ernment

:/

are

the Irish

One

NationaJ:ty. :-'0\'/,

We

it, or if it allows from: it again.

life is

we shall

defence

standard

been

toot n'ghr.when

na-tions'

of in.

independence

of Fenian

for Irishmen

help

nation

all other

of distinctive

Bed·Rock

whole

amount

to see it!

to the

and a felony

armies

Char.

one which

tra:n

they

day!

Our

day,

\"hat

binds

self-reliant

cf '98, with

the

would

given

had

that

men

men

and again,

to see this

of ·d".ri"g,

and

a heroiz

by

',*:;

of Our Volu n teers

for

work.'

ty-

w".r:

God wi!I'ng,

of thousands

teers,

national

one naton,

arm

have leaped

its hope::; and

music,

and distinguish

dreds

deve-

men

It is work

holy

undertaken

to

over

unfortunately

most

states

range

difficulty

mnch

In

of

~c!'ding.

full distances

to facilitate

value.

and these

noble

us:'

one of our national

defence!

not have

of ~ho\1ght nation

of the race,

and

nation's

do those

and be

future

is a trulv

and

whether

pictures

1\'::).ti011,the

possible

work

of

at

considerable

for wind,

drifferent

any .aggrescion;

the Fenian

national

of .Irel<111d openly

Ian-

courage,

the rights

Vrhat

ihc

The

and,

at again

have given

at

to

is

to the contrary

commencing

find

can be given

are

with

grea~est--a.nd

stn~k

hgh

We

yards,

questionable

an aristccrncy

of our nation;

a fair

our

of the

been

a. fit

are

free peoples

the Irish

when

particmlarly'

allowing

defence

past

Lost

e~tabhshment

the

with

race.

'the

its songs and

than

Yet

work; vsork,

as a ::'{atjoll.

asserting

-one'

the

territory

the n'~"lld of the

aspirations,

liberty

yet win back completely,

as the

It is linked

~ime.

the

more

on. its

Not

and

for 700

600

all,

We'

people.

of all statements

men

shooting,

the men

but

nor

any

In spite most

sobriety.

from

against

this

--<>a

it be, it is a proud

for

at .present

dividual

and

Denmark 'is

that

pest and

Have

to train

a Natiori'

history

to

Why,

'67-

democratic.

to defend aganst

ranny.

of

is q_:)ell to

a king

of Ia-eland,

need

over

a down. trodden

to strike

of a struggle

seeking

acter

Nation.

generation

tyranny

self,

the Irish of

and glorious

but the great

whole

history

and

the

them

the

And sad though

There deny

been

a

before

England

has

then

dress

of Ireland

things.

the

liberty,

characteristics

distinctive

history

against

,

their

customs', The

who

worldly

place

or party,

interests

those

good

all .other

Irishmen

of their

terests

nation

at individual

like.

years

.

Irishmen

their

such

are bad

There

of

-Ja.nguage,

of

and

not for aggression,

nor to. defend

we

will overcome

organisation all,

Judging Wind.

the

discipline,

advantages

a!5ove

against

he strikes

men

that

-r-not to filch the liberties

he seeks to blot out national

the

land

some

marshalled

then

Nation.

of all

distinction

and good Irishmen:

interests,

Nation. to defend

is formed

Ireland,

place

feet

Irish

the

steadiness

'82; our

of

peqple been founded

of

is

than

\Yhat

in ourselves,

obstacles,

marshalled na h-Eireaun+-The

did.

trust

We have

By Liam De Roiste. Oglaigh

1782

love of our native

--<>-

al Volunteers-have

effectively

of

courage,

But the opportunity

more

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r-·!THE IRISH VOLUNTEER.

8

County Reports I

Tipperary The Cashel

R

KILGLASS. A

has

company

formed

been

fer

the

acting

secretary.

it is

hoped

to

have

district

in

Reill y,

secretary ,

full

made

for and

company

swin~

feeling

for

shortly,

grand

the

of a

i

made.

progress

being

wiiI

start

movement

local

representative

rangcments details

in

halls

hnve

in

for Good

regard :been

good scope haktalion,

in

bas

ar-

necessary and

completed,

There

neighbourhood

drill for

is a

Waterford The good work that has been done Lor the past few months by the \Vaterford Cit},' companies Drill time there

bas

now

borne

'been

-cru its. The they may

energy

for

A conjplete

among

manner

through

will

the

Companies

at an early

very

efficient

date,

Mr

is 10 be con-

instructor;

and

and.

capable members whioh.

management. of this com,

speaks

well

for

enthusiasm.

a steady

accession

'!'

Sam been

Delaney elected

of re-

and

respectively. Drill and the company is thusiastic

and

capable

OAMAS. Mr E j Quillinan lated

on the

Mr

secretary

I1wgress

J

and

Connolly treasurer

takes place weekly a very efficient, enone,

is

to be

this

conzratu-

company

has

made and the number of new recruits lately added. Drill takes place three times weekly under Chris O'Brien, drill instructor. r CUAMAR~Hl\'A,

~~

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VOLUNTEERS

local committee now feel successfully extend - their

.READY.

I){r Joseph Devlin, '1'1. P, speaking in Belfast on Tuesday night, said he was oonvinced the cause of self-government efforts, and arrangement", are accordingly £or Ireland had emerged into strong~r well in hands for enrolment on a large and more assured position, Solely In of peace, and as an indicascale. Sufficient new recruits should be the interests tion of the good faith whiich actu~ted enrolled to provide a full battalion Lor the 0e Nationalist Farty towards the UDlODcity, 1St fo:ces In Ulster, they had agreed, even If reluctantly, to 'the concessJ.O.ns put forward by Mr. Asquith, The Irish Party, l\~r Devlin declared, could not, and would not, advance an inch further Brosna and Killarney are now falling in order to conciliate .a Party ~vhich had into line. The movement has been set met eve!'y advance hitherto. WIth> sneers and jeers, and as a confession of w~k, going in these places b~ Mr P M Murness and oowardice, There ~was nothing phy aud An Seabhach respectively. except the empty threats 0<. Carsonismto prevent the Home Rule ]3111'beooromg law'. Once the Bil~ had been placed on the Statute Book It would become the The district of Bawnboy . is getting imperative duty of Irishmen at all costs, to' see that it' was kept there by taking H'?dy to fall into line. Already nearly zch means as they thought ~st, to 1~. ",ufficient to form hvo companies have snre that they should not be aep~lve:ct ': the frn its of forb' years of constituti.i.iat been -enrolled. ~t ti i3..gt a Jon, a. nvo I:\,ill,..,<Y almost. unnaralleled i,t''' ( '\?U~ sacrifice and suffering. Those who 11Vea on the sp~t in Belafst, at the .heart of the Carsonite movement, knew It vas a Killdallon is anxious to form a comfraud, a humbug, a forced and snb sipany. ::\Ir T Gilles, Aughnacreevy, Arddised movement, organised at enorrn 11;5 cost to bluff the British people. WIlen logher, will act as secretary pro tern. it was known that the writ of King Limivady, Co. .Derry, and Buncrana, Ceorze, and not of ~ing Carson. \'.as to Inch, Burt, and Fahn, Co. Donegal, are run in Ulster, there would be Ii!) ud :0 .<iqstricts in which steps will sb ortlv be the farce, and men who to-dav were compelled to countenance Carsonism taken to start local companies. These would be the strongest supporters of a arc within easy reach of Derry City, and self-governed Ireland. It had been .no light task to wi n the manhood of Ireland the local corps has volu nteered to help force methods to those on the movement .in these districts, .:Vlr from the phvsical of Constitution'll agit.ation. But, said Mr. Chas. M'Glincb~', Shamrock Hall, Derry', Devlin, the. Irish 'people were never betSecretary. ter prepared to _ face any contingency which might ~~ out of the po1iti~al development 6t_:y_r.:-day. If the necessity arose, The Darish of _-\rdpa.trick has now a full VolunA Ol:nrier of a ::\(il1ion compa,;y .of Yolunieer&. The local resi· tE'e;"'s~ dents of all opinions have rallied spienme:'! in the pri[)'!,c of' youth and manbood' <iidly to the movement. 1I1r W P :Mona- to whom Irish l:\ationality was dearer respond to, morrow td han is acting as secretary, and he has than life-would th~ ca!l of Ireland 'to defend those libel': helped to put th.e movement well on foot ties that the Home Rule Bill proposed to" in Bailylanders and Murroe. guarantee to her.

Kerry

Cavan

Donegal

Limerick:

~

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the Volunteers

'he JrishYoiunteer 65

class

above

chief

mainsta~,

all others of ~~

who

would

movement

ABBEY

STREET,

DUBLIN.

SATURDAY,

All the Volunteer

,A

the

APRIL

tremendous' movement, is

tremendous thinks, change

be the ~e

MIDDLE

2i,

1914.

(PIolSSibiil:itiesof the and :that they axe

patent

to everyone

who

pales into insignificance 'before th$ it h~:s weought in: Ir-ish opinron.

few months

ago

andJ public

opinion

young men wnose lives are spent In the \W)'uld have scoffed at the mere idea of country. The means of these-and this , • . 1:;, no doub-t, generally true of the young an armed Ireland. There were thos, mmen of the large centres ·of population deed, who "saeg of a gun and a pike," also-are very restricted. The .expense of hutbehin dit all was the hope of foreign providing a iull uniform would, I be- arms and foreign ,lid. Ireland ","as beg. iieve deter many potentially valuable gared IlJOt only of arms brut of in.tellect, members from joining. True it migh.t not and the vision 'that could have lifted the oe obligatory on a volunteer to wear the natjon <to the heig;hts had: passed away. uniform, even if there were an authorised Prcphe~'c &enzy was succeeded by its reruli uniform. But as the Volunteers are action, and the people ... v.a~:ted: patiently imended to be a citizen army of the moot for whla;t might be cast them. Bui still ~lhe deruocratio kind, it. would be ~njudiciou.s dreamers dreamed and the poets sang and I and calculated 10 promote jealousies and the politicians, hampered by their viC<LIinvidious class distinctions in the ranks, if the well-to-do members could appear ious work, trudged along the .path, towards in full uniform while their colleagues who a goal that might awake IUS <to a sense of could not afford the luxury of one would nctional dignity. And then the spark t(hoa.t have to appear in. multi. The Directory set Ireland ablaze with .hope and .pride should avow everything which would tend again. The scoffer is gone and the weak~ impair the usefulness or hinder the ad. ling's doubts are silenced in the face of a vancement of any' deserving Volunteer no matter how poorly he may be endowed great National purpose. \re .have no more , wi·:.h worldly gear. At present and until to consider who we can afford to fight, but the volunteers are firrnlv established in el'ery parish in Ireland th:at is neces"ather who will have temerity nough eo :;:l.:'y toards a uniform is a hat or cap and 2/ttack us when we stand for our K ational .1 bandolier. These are within the com. _pass of everyone. I am not in favour of I right, t~~ Baden-Powell BOf Scout type of hat,. Let us not forget, however that though .although some claim for It exceptional adthe Yery initiation of the movement has vantages, A head-covering of the Tam, 0' -Shanter cap descri ption is ·very snitbeen tthe greatest and most difficult pact able to the Irishman's ca-st of face as well cf the work, much yet remains to be done. as being handy and useful. A hat or . . cap which could be worn by the Volunteer vVe b.ave to cling to our purpose WIth the when he is no: on duty would be a de'j same dogged persistence with which we sideraturn for those of scanty mean~, T.he clunsr to our ideals t1Jrolll,,,h the centuries. county should be made the territorial . '" T • "" unit and that each county should .be free The National purpose of an armed and to choose the colour, - if not the shape of trained Ireland must det a fixity so great the head-dress. However the question of ," o head-gear, although not unimportant, is ~at nothing W1.1l, prevent us from pursua detail which need not. be ~aboured. The JUg th.~t end. ." e ~st pUtt. every spark point I wish- to emphasize 15 that memo of national soul behind that ideal until it bershi p of the Volunteers sould entail ll;s will have become a's ingrained as our traJittli. expense a spossible so as to admit .. '. . ,": te maximum number of useful and worthy dlttonal. naaiopality, .and until Ita achieverecruits. This desirable end could not meat \'JlU be a persistent appeal to every he attained if members had, to defray the Irishman. "Ye are theheirs of all the ages cost of a full uniform. as well as other f N'ti' aJ. ffort d w- t' _., ff ' incidental expenses. 0 1 a on e or, an rva ionaa su enng, L )IAC EOCADA, and any sacrifice necessary to-day must . be made as cheerfully as if we were With ., . 'j . Tullow, Co. Carlow. Brian at Clontarf or wirh the pHemen in ~. • ....~ their Iast rally, The trad.tronof armed ~ , nationality is one that should preserve its

all

Mr. Devlin in Belfast. NATIONAL

for

not of urgent moment. All energies should be directed to inducing as many young men '2..<; possible to join the Volunteers and to supplying them with aims, paying special attention to recruiting young men who are not formally associated with any national movement. In order to expedite recruitin.g and to retain the recruits in the ranks the cost of membership should, for obvious reasons, be kept at the lowest possible minimum, The

the

include

Camas

uniform

is, for the present unnecessary and undesirable. I should like to see the consideration of this matter deferred all it is

' is

armed

fruit.

has been going on steadily for some under competent instructors, and h0.9

are

their

Mr

to instructors this

evening

the

went

and

on his all the

pany

have

and' the

Uniforms

progress,

DUALLA.

committee

~

He exhorted. them to to obey their officers.

which.

drill

gratulated Practically

be held immediately to in this. tOW11. A strong

hands,

and

with

section

Dualla

corps

O'Hara,

Drogheda A meeting

T Cahill

excellent

pleased;

parade

This

battalion.

very

many onlookers

is being .arranged

rMx [os.

all arrangements

organisation

every

their

on "Wednesday

the

each

Rosegreen

this neighbourhood .A local provisional

in

Messrs

making

ROSEGREEl\'

for the Volunteers. committee is making the

so that

under

He also congrarulated the instructors and officers on the efficiency of the corps., A

Carlow Strong

much

in which

in Casfletown, Q

are

various exercises. be punctual- and

been

have.

the movement

instructors,

Price

self thoroughly

CASTLETOWN. Arrangements

Hall

whom were .)lr J O'Leary, Town Clerk, and Rev Fr. Dunne, who expressed him.

Meath starting

who are drilling

City

they' surprised

Kilglass district. Arrangements have been made for drill halls and Instructors and the training has been taken in -hands,

1I1r T C Burke,

Corps

in the

capable

Roscommon

From the Firing Line

CASHEL. night

"

I

I

continuity,

In Green Ink "The Times" (Seattle, t:.8._-\. writesIrishmen have been famous the world over as soldiers in the armies of other governments. The, have carried the British fl~g over hundu'eas of hard-fought fields. They Ieft their impress upon our own Civil confi'ct. If sons of Old Erin are actuallv organising to-day for any . military pU1~. pose whatever they may be depended upon to give a good account of themselves under whatever oircumntances they may be called into action. A standing army in Ireland at this particular juncture .in British politics inzht write some new history for tha.t country-and write it in green ink.

8uppor.t our adye.rtisers. Mention "The II'i:Sh Volun:teer" in an COnUllu.n.:c.~,tions to 0'UJr advertisers,

Street, for Irish-made

to-day

circumseanced

Ireland

bas

taken

as we are, and up the weapons been relinquished.

that should" never have In . no other Irish mov·ement fOT which an appeal for funds was issued could there be advanced such good reasons for its necessity. The reasons that demahd the arming of the Irish Volunteers are as palpable and as sound 'as those that urge the business man to, insure bris property, But ,t!hel-e are other reasons too, reasons that will 2~pea.l to the manhood and the patriotism of the Irish people es they .halVe never been appealed to in vain. The existence of the movement in our midst is the OU',COlt:e of the .dire need for it, and untli every man in 'the movemenc is armed and equi pped £here will be rea·son for rep.r.(lach smewhere. \Yith the small sub.criptions of the un~(s the C:o=i:,tee bave accomplished great work, and they depend on" the Irish people to increase their QOPa.c·:ty in this res.pec:t, O!.<r duty to Ireland demands that we arm and equi:p-th.e Volunteer.

Boots at Popular

Prices_.,.


• THE IRiSH VOLUNTEER.

OFFICIAL old's

Headquarters,

Cross,

South

Circ:uiar

road,

PAGE

-_._-_-.

BELFAST

Recruiting Campaign.

Camden

~;reet, George's street, Dame street, O'Connell street, to Parnell square. The

The Dublin

organisation

has

now

pro-

onl~keTS. ~ho had not. been .pJ·~ed for grossed so we.ll that it is telt a large in-)I a dl;;P],..Y of man::h.,1'1~ men were ra,,- flux of recruits can bs accommodated. . ,,~ T outably i.mpre~6~, .a1l.:G1 ~'tl ,~U ~~ frieIXlly he "!I'C)r\c pr~r .. ~ so smooth~ at \De 6o~mem;.) we.l'j! i'.e;µ:{j. a l'em;u:.k '!I'hi~b dif(e~el1t h.~ that the reernit £;:..49 Rim-· ~ppUES ~qll.;ttly 16 t:he 'I! ..t the ot1fe;r self ill no b~ \Vorkin~ !twa! in the';tankB

SU(;Jl

DUBLIN,

l't(.".•

206 G t . Bruuswick-st., .'

llratt:Ui.Oll;;, Th.e companies of i'b.e 3r<i Battalion met at <two different centres. Companies }I., nand C at 41 York street, whence they

proceeded DIR~CTION Keep 111touch ports and fixtures received

at the

and square: ~here

Re.,

column must be 206 Great Bruns-

Companies

for this offices,

wick

s1reet , not later

ing.

Official

report

than

",i;a Stephen's

i s'tr~et,

TO SECRETARIES. with Headquarters,

Friday

morn-

forms can be obtained

movement. able

Kildare

bat·

,

in

from

Ringsend

and the combined

via

Great

The zrrd Baatalion.

and

companies

Brunswick

parad-ed

March.

street,

"here

received

were

and

dis, out by the four city batinaeresting

of the Vol-

unteers. The object of the movement wcs . . to concentrate all the available uruts on • . a given point, arrangement'S bemg made

remaining

aded

:B

bearing

distinction

The

wen

of the

battalion,

the

centres,

D in Blackhall

amd

men,

section, Oompanies

street,

and

. In

ceeded . point

s

column

of

Hom'e.

marc.hed rours

0,

at

Reachng trns po~t, the lions proceeded to their the

fourth

E and Castle,

F

as

be

was' the

old

Green, wheeled

Battalion.

The

on. past

Korth

Oity

Grattan,

the

on its wav uo Dame street

merit wheeled

T11e Second

" •

,

Battalion

for !the night,

street detach-

st'~eet amd

\~-heeled. !.(lund GraJ(, via

O'Connell

Ca.vendfish row to ),Iountjoy ~hey dismissed. Lnstruotor

street,

squlare,

4~h after

was

on whose

were formed

Battalion 7,30

to the citizens

to see such dasciplined

set-up,

handsome

I

testimony

"ere force

I

to

the Vohmteers

that

cannot

Committee

had

I .i.'IDO_.t a ll....·me

or-

careful

charge

work

I

rn the

ranks.

.

The

hope

and

of

iil

and honorary

liC

Il

0:

in Co11egc Green the Irish

woulld have pefence

will

be

see the

to

If will

daylight. of the capital

J1l

were

seen a,g

to it that

idea

notified

assemble

at

at

the

their

on last Thursday will concentrate

Stephen's

Green

battalion'S past the

wi l! ~arch. Parliament

whence

the

through Huose,

that jn

are

every

trained

Sunday's being

man

parade,

made

to have

ex-

by his i

Three

READER WANTED

!

combined lh~ city, College

will par, Arrangebands

officers

appoin.

~

:I"

i

ted ~o command each company, ."\11 ar-! l'=gements being oomp)ete, the Ba.tto.1ion II mo .. ed off, headed by A C.ompa.ny, The route lay ;tlong the· Kimmage road, Har. ,

Concert

Comranie:' C and F e.f 1'ot Dublin Rat: are organising a concert in aid or

! taiion

h_immage: COlllPlI.nics

1(} an d P 0 ld eo, ...\.J.e&Srs G ~~, ner,

i the equipment fnud. The pick of IrishA C.or- " Ireland a.rti><tic talent have "olun;eered ~~ .~\nlcn . .

P~terllo;S.1er Row', tondolJ,

E.C.,

ha\'e : the.;r sen-ices,

and

an excell.ent

.

.!

Support

2nd ~Iay. JOlIN . 'Regirnencal

I

CuSACK, Sergeant

. Major.

~ •

I

Limerick Corps

I

-<>-CELEB1{ATlOX

OF

THE

C.E)iTEN.

ARY OE BATTLE

OF

CLO~TARF,

-<>-By

the 1ime tll')sc lin~s a.rvear iit pnnt arrangemen';.s ",ill be corilj}:e~cd for l11e <:elebration of a'clo\,e 3!t historic K..illaloe, and on Stl1lday next Kinc.ora will resound to the tramp of <rhe lri'.'n 1'0:'Ulltee.rs. Special tw.ins ha\'e been engaged for -the Limerick Corps, and p~ovis!.o-n h,CIS been made for the entraining of the Lisnag:ry and Castleconnell Yolunteel'S at ,their 'l'espectU\"e s~atiens. The COTps from all the surrounding district~ will ;ls:;emhlc in KilLaloe on that day, and a:P<J:f1. from tile special Vol un teer tr.~.ins excursion;, will be run to suit the cOll"er:ienc<: of the pUblic,

evellong's

received,:l. postaL <Xrder and m-der for books i amusement is ~<;sured<. The conceJ't will f:om Co. Wexford, bot no name =9 ad- be iheld in the Foresters' Hall, 41 Parnell dress was enclosed, Will 1he reader con- ,square, at 8 p.m" Sund'l'lY, May 10th. Adoerned write this :firm a.t once. IIl!ission, Is, front seats, 6d. hall.

ATTENTION

Sunday,

for

~

.'1'

.

a,t COIiPo~at;on streec Ha.ll on. Wednesday, tile 2Sth inst, and tot \\'iUowbank ou Thursday, 30th inst, and at Bank street, on

and on

as the

Volunteer

p~r·1

I

weeklv

Army

well equipped

The usual pan ..des will be held at ,,,';1. lowbank on .uonday and 1clur~da)', ..be :&7th and 23rd. 111st, at l:) p,m. sharp, a·,I,1 at drill haJl Corporation 'Street,. on \\ ednesday, ~\Hh inst. The time and place for parcde on Saturday, the zrid i'lay, will Ioe announced at the drirl halls. Th.e parade for Oi v.I Servi, e officials will be' held <lJt Bank streer lIall on Sunday, &d }[ay.

respective

pub,

their

'WEEK 1914.

l'j\l{ADES.

all

. .. assembly Will this time Green, The men, unless

quartets a" battalion

commaud

exe.ttJons fo,1' i

met.at

p.m.

i Pa1'liaanent·

REGDIEXTJ\L ORDJ~RS .FOR CO.\DLEX'Cl)i(; 27th Al'RIL,

each battalion if possible, ,All VoIU~teers who have them should wear their '. haver k Th are bandoliers and aver sac s. e men c to attend at battalion headquarters at

to be seen

wos freely

of

'will

merits

,

1'

for

Green, Parne~l Square. via ~, C Road ~o a point of dispersal m Smithfield, It 1S

Provisional

were

therefore

broad

otherwise

to be ·a -;;xpected

of companies,

in

where

ticipate

the

They

anxious

drills,

I

in Dublin

remainder

more

citizens.

The place be Stephen's

be ignored. of

on the

and perfect 511· head men .. , ,It bore each the

Day

parade

Arrangements

body '01

~n the drill halls. ;-rd., III the handilinig of the

Se'veral' members

i

at

marcluing

in perfect

afternoon

I

d~u.hm~ts, and :the. 5pect3;~ors fcankly delighted at the fine dsplay.

It shows I

a huge

streets

ORDERS.

The attention of all ,,-oks are directed to Standing 01(de1'5, "l{e intoxicavion-c, :\0 person will be allowed to take part in dJriU or be adrn.tted to the drill hall or grounds if under the infiuence of liquor." Company Commanders will see that this orde-r is strictly obeyed.-.J ohn CusackRegimental Major.

I

surprise

men

dresced, by the

i \'~rlou~

where

the past few mol:l.ths Thursday night's ade reflectS the greatest Cteil..it. The

I

up

first

. \ OL'tlllJ.te(lr5of 1782.

.and. hoe wa:s assisted

staff of instructors,

has

on .via Capel street to pressed h~ the men that when next the~'13 O'QI~ck so as to be in Stephen's Green in -II T'arn.eU· square. ! made a d1S,play ou~side the OleL Hous'i of as soon" after fottr o'clocl, as possible.

t:t.ll and! returned

Chief

one

movement

STANDIXG

as

of the disciplined, cohesive force that has \.. I b h' . . . ""en quiet y roug t .1llto existence within f ths' d f ha a ew:men ,an .0 W· t can be done h the th d f bl b di d I . h w en ousan s 0 a e- 6 Ie rrsnh CYCLI·<::!T men in th e capi it a I wno are su·'11 ou tsid 1 e ..., S'E'CTIO'T-" th t .. th k e movemen Jom e ran s. . Anv man who has ~ hirie d w 11 . 1" .. 0 a mac m c an WOlJ, \VIS 1 to join the yclist :::eCl)On w-hich IS about to be formed will please write his ~ II name on the form provided and stare what day would be most suitable for him to d-"l' as 1""" ~Q 1. a. C) -cli1St. ae:se f orms \\"1ill 'oc h:.nded to the Regimental Sergeant-Xl ajor

to Col-

great

<11

well

1

where

off for Blackhall

ihe o'her continued tJle Company Hall

snonly .

I

etc, to Kimmage, I of ,the, instructors :by Grafton street I a ~'rtcn occurred

Hall.

twice

will be Volunteer

'The

give the good people

,.

der, ranks well euce maintained

Dame

lined

. .

Ba.t"a-I head-

by

the

Parnell

ill

marched

It ca.me as

Southern respective

to

Parliament

Green,

was then

thrO'tl~h the principal

where Companies D, off for Sandyrnount

marched

square

Gl'·e~n.

first con-tinuing

The

lege

and CO~Il\.oanies.A, 13 and, C marched

on to Yo-rk street

. ~

Colleg~

battalion

s:reeti ,,\.ungier street, and the third battalion

to Stephen's

as far

which

of .Parlia:n~mt

qu-rters,

pro-

,t

t:

d1ispersal,

Slgna·1

off, and

Splendidly do

itself.

Velunteers

two

Piamiell

wer. e again

prise

Com-

at e-se. they

it sees the

It is notified for information that .in future men who do not attend ~: least one parade each week will be relegated to backward squads.

safely

the efficiency of the organisation in Dub. lin, The march really came as a sur,

C and F in 41 Parnell square. The . . . companies after the "J.<all-lll" . marched to join the other companies, and last

. I'.

whistle

that

0,

the Dublin Battalions will then be held. Last Thursday's practice parade showed

A,

on the pDIlIlit of concentration square punctually. .... The whole ....... reznnent having tJ

On a pre-arranged

now

it can

DRILL.

The

passed

as possible,

::\'ext Sunday

pa.r-

first,

almost simultaneously After arrival a. briel . . h" \halt,. was made during which t e •men stooo •

.'

movement.

has

has done

Dublin,

gave

baotalions at Parnell

.. .

of

be to I:et. as

Next Sunday's Parade

to

the whole batoalion, headed :by warpipers and wearing bandoliers and haversacks, ... . . oaraded the north-west district arrivmg

arrrving Square.

rapidly

justified

ban-

added

that the point of concentration was reached almost at the same moment. .' Ti!till rasu1t was achieved, all the four

.

as

Dublin

the}

in belts, whiCh

to this

in two

also

1 pan.es

.I

to secure

the

organisation

object

AT

orders.

their

arrayed

haversacks,

the. soldierly

Regiment

as he can into

The

should

u: fol!omng

It bei.ng the aim of instructors to obtain a standard of efficincy corresponding wi.b the time spent in giving iristruction, it i~ obvious rtth.a.t -uhe standard cannot )xl reached maindained unless the men attend parades regularly.

at the Fa·

Fairview,

and

battalion

doriers,

DISPLAY.

of the Dublin

many

as

I'heir route lay through Ballybough , Sumruerrsill, Mountjoy street, (;ardlner row, to Parnell square, Several companies 01

special

talions

assembled

:'-'vathew Park,

~

play was carried

men.

now

ATTE.KDA]';OES

into

ment

marched

were

an

of the

Volunteer

J

I

agree.

introduced

mittee,

t.m~

night

be

through the initial stages, Our efforts should be directed to extending the move-

ther

Thursday

long evenings

l

fU;:?Ie Reg;.tn;I;tal. O:~ers. Will. I'he InsJ1 \ o.Ul1:CCI fc:r the week th<1J~ In which r.rd$rs a·ppe::\c G0nllPany Commanders and m.~n Sh.Ol.k[ I'ead:' these ord6~.ll Mod .~·~Jte thc-B~5..,Hes t:lw.roughly acquainted w"h th'll)l.

nell square.

Dublin Regiment

On

training

every

Volunteer

O'Connehl street, and Cavendish Row to the rendeevous on the west side of Par-

FINE

the can

taken, who, headed by I1Ir L J Kettle, one of the Hon, Secs., Provisional Com-

marched

Concentration

With

variations

the

row to Queen's was effected with

D, E and F of the same

SaD.dYlllOUilllt,

on application,

Green,

W~stlan~ a Junction

as freely as the Yolunt~rs who hace been at work since the inception of the

a.~:

.:n.

pear

our Advertisers.

SEORETARIES-Enrolment fo=, pO~' iters, hcndbills by return of post. Write to Ma.nager "Irish Volunteer," 65 MJid, Abbey street, Dublin ..


10.

THE IRISH VOLUNTEER ---- .._.. erging

of progress,

and free institutions

-

was the

who

Progress ot_~

some

the

object

to well

all parties

The Movement

.

,

togetber

native

where

Amos:

successful under

Fr.daj

C.1

\ 'ann

,

meeting

the- auspices ..April

presided

was held of the

after

reading

pro-

fend

! .ish

I less

movement

gocd

has

been

.not to b'Cnef.. or cppo~e

;:11:!

lar

pn.ty

in

the

to

J~'·:o:ll i., ope::

ail parties,

wishes

".':10

every

move-

all classes

and

Irishman good

that

movement

idea

Par liarnentary

is quite

-vho wi ll reflect c.ear

t!1'1.t the

l':·rbl

help

Party

in their

("'nnot

be

(f

n

to

ct·~ over

anyone

another;

t)

people

formed

:'~d for

the good

Irishman

and woman,

<:cty

of lies.

11

may all that

this

be,

ways.

1 ~'ing

to do something

(I'ery

Irishman

r vtive ;'ad

For

land

in

:0

to enroll

!·is mind

.

it as a duty

work

for

(applause).

if every. Volunteer

kept

reason

the

Ireland her

by

before

why

be joined

ard

net

to serve

His

interest

I

(; a I.r..:r~ section of it. Our common ',!1ntcy is above ~\'i:'ry party. But too ! :cen in (he p.3.'<1 alas, the party spirit ,,~:

run

that

people

would

jL'L'£erred t,o st'e the!r

countr\'

left

S0

high

I: .<~~ched state J:·.~reted

w!lich

or bettered

<

70!~e:1ts.

,.

11e

"'ell

re:ne:nber

; :':;It that \, .;rk

i.n

....

by

let

this moye.

so to serve

l<'.nd, and to help

and

help

anyone

.1.. '.ver or .,:1 objc:t 2.1

organization,

sup;'emac)' I ulink

hOll(:'St and

sincere

oyer

to

:mother.

th~tt mu~t Irishmen

such

a

night.

held

Walsh.,

drilfing .- .A .fi.f~

formed

every has

L

Luby,

Tom

J J

Wall.

and

been

Delany,

by Mr Thos

and

far

I \va'5

<1:11

t.he

P

S<O<:.

-

\'oluu,teer ·of

.movement.

the

meeting

Arthur

-

The. in

}\lurphy,

the who

.,::0

~Ir James

the)' could

Moriarty,

2n old

do in the public

gaze

what

Home

Rule

readv

to fjO'ht for

may

Rule rely

J.3ill, 011

of the prove

if needs their

following

Ireland

em·

It was decided Central in

Execu-

connection

corps

held

for

of

the

the

in the on Sun-

purpose

Irish

of

Natio~al

Volunteers,

~\'i.ll be a tower

ma'ntaing

and enlarging

Irish

Parliament

they

A corps.

of strength

and

unteers

seconded

A.q,H,

that

"The and

to further for

fine

band

Irish

Vol.

organised

the

played

national

the

proceedings.

in

enlisting

of airs

Brosna

both

before

The

weekly

aghan

branch

objects

Baxter of

tJ;e

}\{r

meeting

for

l\-liiCh-e'll,

Tegg,art;

l'

Broxton;

Templep;i~t-

~,ra6ah.ern, . Gallagher;

their

ex-

names.

J

Reilly,

iMitchell,

Dmm.,

J

ments for a march

Mon~

Thursday

HalL was

J

Mr in

to make

atten-

arrange-

on that night

week,

Cork City Corps • ' Volunteers

Jchn

Drumloher-P Rudden,

are

in Cork City, and

holiday

drawbacks, march

continue

that

But

they

J

Jarge

E

E Darcy;

good,

other

Tbe

the stuff

route

week wr-s an of which

crowd

Drilling

good

shouted

order,

hel~d and. reEvery .•

encouragements

got hearty

a~' they

is

the

night

t'a~ing

Hail,

the

It \I' a, a day of terrific and roads were sodden.

got there;';

Corps

cou-

and

cheers

from

pla.ce

regularl~'

thr~e

Fisher

Street.

On

r:ight

SlIl1C,1.Y

pap<'...J'wa.~ read by ;VIr 1 i., ,1

a short

Reilly,

t

De Ro:ste.

P J3uU)s,

E

to get part'.al

uniform

Cyclist

is in conrse

of forma.tion;

CCTps

alread'y

13- Y!'Gahe01,·T CharJes, '1-1 Mago\'ern,

J

"\rrangemcnts

Corps

a Sigrua.!J1ng formed.

l\

left -the Cormnarh·t.

times weekI)!' in the ~Iurket and every in

T

Attend-

~') form a Compan.y in Blarney, _turned by .the Tisipg of the moon. ·2.l)d the

good

enrolled

marches,

on Sunday

showed

Corps is made. rain, a~d streets

into

rapidly.

route

'attraction~

to Blarney

event

getting The number

up' to 1,000

at drills

D Ma·

1:1 M'Manus,

Bannon,

J

on

instructor,

where the citizens

T ~ll!Kenna,

Galla.gher"

P Dolan,

been

Kilsol}a,gh-

,J Baxter,

W

and The

instruc!ion':-

'Jas

F J :lI'Kiernan,

gQ\'ern,

'of the

held

dance .. It was decided

sidertng

Lisanover-Messrs

-Jos

Donphoe,

chairman, p.ro tern, had

recruits of

when

appointed.

!practice

was

drill

ances

of the Irish M M'Manus,

havinz

fOllowing

-as,

To';'!nlall,d

Dolan',

branch

secretary

the

drill

St. Macarten's

nigJbt .in Woods,

is mounting

CORPS.

was appointed

J

were

of

(he

.

TEEMPEPORT

Mr '1'

Sunday

Monoghan Volunteers

stride

a Volunteers.'

officers

A further

in. on

explain .the Volun-

and

forming

handed place

in

the parioh of Brosna. At once 135 men cf splendid physique were enrolled, amidst great enthusiasm, A meeting will be held next Sunday

week,

it is !n operation

be inaugurated

teer movement .. recr-uits. The

Volunteers was and a large

Irish

~,

of OU!

Mr. P. :\-1. Murphy, Brosna, Maurice Hartnett, Brosna,' pro.

Mr.

the

are

Subsequently and

of

free-

the scope

when

Larah Corps

to .friend; be,

long-delayed

d'om: and

the Ir:sh

they

Volunteers

will

that,

This

of the Home

the

Bill;

and foes alike

Kilsob-P

on wbich

Army

a

and

J:crnes

pas3a.ge

n n

Dolan,

Derrylin,

at 5 p.m.

19th,

tarting

committee

Bl':.ldy;

whate\'er

h~'Vjl~6 shatBritish

the enactment

Bax~er,

appe::!.l to

day,

present

in securing

in the

J

Laherna-

Dolan s> and

was

MilLto~i

took

the n13.nhoo~ of Irell'l.nd to get enrolled as to ensnre

J.

T

meeting

Hall,

of names

gain'

£0

A successful Gaelic

enrolment

Thus

Kildoagh-P

\'ol.unteers,

for

Milltown, Derrylin.

number

O'l~eilly,

not

F

Mun lough ;

Reilly ;

and

Kilcob ;

with the movement.

will help

plailled,

veterCln,

for

instructions

Commons.

enrolled

tllil.t the time had come when

long ago would lr·eason. It was

full

on Sunday

a; of

I'

tive' for

formed

Chair. off.i.

l\:FYf anus

and

P Flynn,

. t - et anv arcumeat of force by duty 15 0 me J '" , I nteers , so as co stiffen. tbe becoming v 0 U minds of the Liberal Party that they may f th Horne Rule Dill as it has fioht on or e" b':en already passed by the HO't1se oi

absem::e was

Smith,

I ....'.

Kildoagh,

that day at Kno_cknagosha~ par;gh'-

who-rejoiced

vainly beater

On Sunday evening a meeting of Tern. pleport ~atiof.lalists was held for the pur.

was

...,.

for Kilnavart

Rud-

e mace ,-, Lit tbe bv-.. word of the world, :'n have now to rely on Carson's Army, Your

pose of National

in:auzuratinp'

J

with

having

an

P

as

Jas

on

failed

into their

of the

and

Reilly

The

Connollv

meeti.ng

of

purpose

caucas

the reputation

and

; Michl

A Dolan

from

appointed

P Dolan

hone;

WE

M Dun

hou

enthus:"'l.stic

name

so that

ap·

Gleeson,

J J

di.scredited

and .after

Sunday. been

and

A ."rovi -. two

Partie

concesson

islands',

the King's

ba·ve been a.~raigned now {he :phm duty

1 :".r,ics that are \\i:>I.·king fal' that end; E::lt to oppose or OPOfCS3 Clnv r,u·ty, nor r,

held

eiating

all

has

the -voters 'of these

posed

eommon

heve

Mr

P Mac Cann, and Sam Delany,

of Cano!'l

I

of volunteers,

committee

On Sunday

ll'-a.r1

:poli~ical

we

BROSNA, CO. KERRY. the

tban

in I'leaven's

when we enter nati\'c

-

i~ the

was

their

tiS then

we a~e doing

for our

she'

I

have

by

are

E.ichd

that

(Applause).

following

marches

Doherty, treasurer

for the

the

following

phy,

is

the rights

enrolled

band

pointed-e-Thos

the

Country

or work

,were

route

movemcnt=-

To Serve

Sixty-eight

The

see there-

was moved

seconded

drum

to

one of us do his own part

Connolly,

and

happiness

constantly

army

~ volunteer.

commenced

!o his be well

becoming

power

,Ve

Ar...-::Itoot we may

A vote of tbanks

.but

It would

us all.

be-

freedom

a native

iorc·e, ~let each

only is it a good for

owes

to

welfare

not

have

and

rights,

to. 1)¤ace as well

mad

but

lered

us,

the

def-end them,

the surest

of nothing

and

o''''ress

our

had

to secure ar d maintain

:." -mselvcs as soon as possible, and those '::::0 cannot can aid the movefent by en(.~~r.'l.:;:ng others fo join and in many (':'ler

have

as to prosperity shculd

dared

respected

would

and

fore that

Irishas

have

we

protect

It

.as far

would

people,

Jealous,

because : England

have

then

the Englisb

1'he district.

Kildoagh

com-

the whole

was. . men

for

O'Donnell

Mr M1 Mac-

organising

concession

the Liberal

frightened

~rogress

got

of Car

success

in extracting from

13an~on'

an

to ·~r~se

for' Drumloher

P Bannon

j

J

:Ra1rernahone. and

the of by ~11 Donohoe for Derryeassin. to communicate with the argument

at the b'.ck of '~f.r. Redto the

den

Dolan

Dolan,.

(comprising

townland)

Home Rule niH; how, in fact, this show and exaggerated :'army" had' largely

, dragged

of the

no rebellion

not'

cause

it is tOO

who can ought

Those

but

of every

honest

movement

would

his or her

politics

and

-have been

of Ireland

whatever

sincere

to

quota to

side. ' The 'Tories baying

asked

for Irish

spoken

talk

to disband the Vol. she had no army of her

result

concession

the

to do their

everv

got Ireland

the

after

to

battle

hear

and

E_ngland

aid

the

her freedom.

prosperity

that

this fine rna,

Ire.

'98 insurrection nave been if the Volunteers were then in being. Bout if they. were there. would

common

benefit

her

Volunteers

be appointed

follows : -Messrs

in the Volun-

1782 she

r.egai.ned

I

son's

mittee

Reilly,

that

each

to Carson's

He pointed

seconded

the men of th.e

through

concession

and when

would

a word

good

and

party

are formed

to you

every

; . vn to aid I'i

for the

or

be clear

It

to domin-

rights

In

to protect her, England began her . " 01.:1 ~... snme of op.pression, which she car. ried so far that the people were at last driven 'to rebellion in '98 when they had' no army of their Very different

are they

of Ireland-in

,~:.~y- are

r'llst

they the

every completely

free

ago.

England

saw

own

that

no

party

but

maintain

r ..:ligien

to nor

from

mond,

I

see it taken

forefathers

in answer

of fOI:ce, as being

rign; ..s,

if necess irv. rig,ht, and I;D.

our

100 years

She then

the

Rule.

wrung

unteers

he

understood

tendency,

help

the

Home

than

land

as

. were so great

a won-

behind

are opposed

"'xure and all

for

clearly

Churchill

its

protect

before

again

more

Wh.ile

is But

it must

will be power

fight

too

Xa~ional

hm~-ed

a

and

certainly

us

lor and

to anyone

fer a moment,

and

liberty

with the force of arms :JJ:ight has ever conquered

Volunteers

is

people

Party.

And

Volunteers

Volunteers

tl,(,

wrong.

to de-

P

proposed

and canvass

ther

200,000 Irish Volunteers

of no

and

Smith, 'B F

J

Donohoe,

committee

'that

contributing

by

hope

O'Donnell,

J

T Farmer,

parish

He asked hi·s hearers

rights

to and

n-e-B

p. Shan-

Ki lnavart+-T

F ''\l'Adam,

'}[r B O'Reilly Manus

Knocknagoshel,

in their present

flynn,

Dolan;

T Dolan,

sional

invincible

its

it is in a position

unless

duty

as

can

or. to have

This

h",vc t hat

country

Party

' freedom.

Iong

sincere

this

Ko'

through.

from

Some

idea

Volunteers

hoped

r

Flynn, Rudden,

13 Reilly;

A Dolan,

J

B Donohoe,

non,

T Baxter,

Shannon,

of Volunteer

l)e forthcoming

movement

lrish

hundreds

we shall

ranks,

an

by the

teer

that

any partiou-

welcome in:o the got

and

to .guard and de to obtain ..shoe:y

to work for Ireland's

<:);).()sed to the

be,

we are in a .pcsition fend the liberty we hope

country.

a 1 creed s , and

star-

as a whole,

of Ireland

the

country.

its

may

so i~ proved

joining

respected

I

,'c!l:n'z-c:

are the

'. isions a nd constitution snid-YCll will ~'e by wha..t has just teen T~ad that the

ted for the

. .

opiruons

1-1 I to keep its freedom.

Mac-

the

doing

in lout

a

A

~1r Pearas

Brd.

and

..

I it is I that

_-0--

Dual!a

.

ter ial would

and

and

All that

He knew

P Baxter,

Derrycassi

'was patriot.

type

amongst

and that he had

I

of the

to secure

land.

Brosna

of

z.t

out that

of fid1lity

a finer

be had than

parishes

~

need

F Dolan, K;UYFin.-J

but was intended

by deeds

1{)I'e of our could

! the, r political

and

of the Volunteers

pr~ctised

place

explained

Home' Rule fo.!; Ireland,

'wias required im,

Daly,

He pointed

it knew no clan or party, maintain

DUALLA, CO. TIPPERARY.

for a:ll;. ¥ather

movement.

I

prosperity,

next· speaker,

length

Volunteer

- ..- - --._-_ .. -----.

--.------

as a land

are being and

has

ll':, de

eqnipment.

A been


11

THE IRISH VOLUNTEER •

fluexce

others.

The G.A.A. and the Volunteers.

an

Irish

are

looked

--<:>--

dom,

In

make

such

cover

of

them.

They

Ireland up

to by

Conceive,

SbaIl With

all glory

Denied Thomas

gr.a:v(l

expresses

60

Swios I.mind

of hecring

a most

the

patriots the

now

enthusiast.c

This member

is one of many Rooney

and

j,riotism. excursion he

lid

.the fire

The

earsplittiI),g

to

us

precence

in

OUI'

dastards

who

of

to be

militem. noise

not silence

pa-

of the

h.s voice

screamed: through

good

vain

To the

were

words,

a men-

it

It has

of miltant as }t was it has

also the

all

ills

nakedness

of

a

for years

in

br-igade

To be obtained only from

J. J. McQuillan,

of

masqueraded

we

Hil

flashed

rank

file

and

the

peal.

As

Padraig

fil!1st number

Oolumn

moment

wrote

Ir-Ish

of "The

G.A.A

is lighting

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in

I now cpin

- De·Wel' s )!ISI:~; Boer War. Ii

the

Volunteer"lake,

river

oj

and

flood, sods

that

to bear

the The

on are thrilling

the winds

windl:; b:ow,

To waken

Volunteers,'.'

we (read

us, our

blow

nor

but we talked the

of

Now the

to. ddl

Volunteers,

in a.lll times

do if we

and arm,

patriotic

and

recitation,

be

he of

said we were too tame.

words,

Volunteers

opportuadty

Lrish

of what we would

fervent,

the militant

but

the

chance

tho

are with

is given

us

us;

to drill

now the and arm,

he if the ttl-lazing fire is not

with. us.

"G-od

and

the

Irish

it should Christdan every true

country.

bear

Valley

are told

W\l

from

he is dumb,

him

and

We

his kind.

a.t the

General

hearts

of the

the

of all . not wa-t . to reaa

Ireland's

stand

army,

Tbe

X Rays of reality reveal to us the bloodless heart of the poltroon. It is well. Y~t ·!!hi:;· revela tion is one to arouse a feelin.."rr more m"'ddnnl'n<>' . .- "e"\ th an sa dde mug. I have ever looked t th G li .. h l " .•. ',' J • ,e.,lc ,."SiKlCJ<t!lOP. as. t h e fi:rst e. Ime aeofIC an Iri sh army.

Hundreds

Devlin

used

of others

to write

J,

did, 80. ,p

of the

games

of'tbe

'Greeks and how the famed warriors pre. pared for battle ·in the athletic alena. Brian O'Hig.giQ~

w'l'ot.e of

Father

"Ireland's

Dollard

We never

ta1:i.ng the

of the

words

Hurling

to them

gave

and rhyme,

best in prose on the teams thought

fieJd

of an

looked

English der.;dve

such

they."

convinced

were

the Lips found

vow on

We

in r he heart.

a. number

of members'

letic Association made

before

of the

faith

ard of the Irish

National

of .patriotic

they sshould

first in the firing ~all in

writing

of them,

and

interest,

the

most

,"hich

impo. tant

throws features

a whole or

the

flood

of

light.

'War,

01 the Boer' War

.teSSOH

shoul

past

field-the my

because

is not due to ignorance,

an leaders

some

them

Be,

in the

the

power

I know They

They- can

in,

thor

retiring,

art

of

efficient

superior

one

Therefore

every

Irish

destroying of

and

nationalism.

Irish

National

iTlJflt1enti~,l knav-e,

l>recttn~

capable

of

country, and ditch barricades,

successfully

resist,

Volunteer

should

2s, 6d;

for

• read

postage

this

:Uook;

published

4d,

exrra ; 522 pages,

printed.

WHELAN

.

17

UPPER

O'RMOkD

DUBLIN.

QUAY,

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Don't Hesitate to Shoot

Rather

.

Straight to

GLEE SON &. CO

let you from

• ,

(he

For Your

-e,

Up in the North, and

wherein

armed

~ I

the coun-

/try. the Ulster Volunteer "ill not speak to his friend of old who will not 'ooin the standard.

You

Gaels

who dmll and

to unite your country the free

narins

wi.th-ering

to cue dead

your

thought

true

you

presented

: ~

will have

bro.hers ere

it.seM to prove

not the coward self-subdung.

Heed

Ireland.

You

your

_

Heed

_

slave,

duty,

Gaels,

while

W'.ttile ye

thew

hearts not,

ye stand

and

of old,

muscle

are 'buoyant,

ye sport

Forget

ye practice

Gael

strengthen, spirits

in manhood's brothers, erect

b<>ld;

morning,

ye are

HERE [8 A CHEAP AKD EFFECTl\'E WAY OF ADYERTISIXG THE MOVE1IENT.

Write at once for . sample badges with wordinjr "The Irish Volunteers." Made of stiff cardboard, pretty sh amrock pattern, and complete with - paten; f,~stener~. It catches the eye at once, and is suitable for wear iIf coat lapel. Retail, ld .. each. one dozen or upwards post free. Wholesale rates en application,

l.N.F, U,1.L, Home

Rule"

A.O.H,

Badges,

and

very

other suitable

stock

badges

at similar

for Demonstration

rates.

Also "We Want

Committees.

slaves,

as freemen,

Or else lie in freemen's

A TTEl'ITJON T

not-

g)~mes of the

_

is

or tee Volunteers.

ye to the sanda.rd

Forget

II

with

heart

~he tame

know

_

of old

false.

bloodless

not

_

·Gleeson & CO.,

oppontunrty

them

.for his

_

: •

arm

'

Wear

~ I .,

and place her among

contempt

"

And every Insh Article of .

men

misguided

to div.de

;

Tailoring and' , Outfitting '

.", .-

brawling s lave deride, for our own azain." 0

are drilled

..

Vclun-

and shout-

as men

& SqN,

..

Let the Here's

Till

and

the hedge

The

,the .c~ward sl~~ink ~~ide, We II have our own agam.

Till

of of

use

for the

"Le:

The

the

bridges'

Ic rce,

:ruHt.ops-

haste

knowledge ill

regu1:11 soldiers."

lOs. 6d. and now offered bound

1116h

tra Ding

Volunteer

a

well

of his

is responsible

of the

erect

"'hiIe

pen in

even

in the an

of

by t!he force

organised

"':\5

driving

"BrotiiJer

stand,

ing

Marksmaship,

rapidity

wa.rfare, make

at

patriot

You

thei,r attitude

of

true

defence

then

Ath-

f

in

will

in

love

Volunteers,

line .. I dip

The

to d-e in

it, The

to die

my mind

to the

first in the

fear

for he loves nhe feel of his fetters.

of vow and

protestation

be the

echo

or

fallacies

expressed

ha ve been the fir-st to rally cause

the

Gaelic

who because

and

we

me -OJ

~ responsive

are rid of cur

In wiriting thus I have

pledge

consummate

this: -"Good

in

of

is,

perform

not

Faith,

fecJ'

is

(!;S3S=2=2

king : .whom

be the Laws that We

his

but

"Ou'l'Sed as

of

tactics

Rouse ye, then, Gae.tlS of the muscle and brawn, Show to. the world ye are some,

!lliC-~

patriot

should

organisation eeers.

the hearts of the .cllam!>ions of cowardice who fea·r to join the ranks of

Men."

work

his duty to his coun-

of tRe Sjpirit of militant

men

time will be laid bare, We need entel' tne V.a ll.ey or josa-plr.:<t

It

i.t he should

G.A.A.

same

Judgmertj

to

knows

not

The

read.y for another fight, love our country still."

In me

Boer

training

have acted.

be, the motto of the Gael. Every knows his duty to his God;

9f h;s

should

land

is the watchword

Volunteers.

Chriscian

to the. God

of Nations,

and in el'ery

patriot

defence

;'''>'c're And

a

Zhe . )1ilitary

blood."

Country"

try; knowing

Like'scores of his tribe, he avods the drill hall I' but h>"ppily he is eilent, Thanks 11.0longer

is on

another

had

~t

35 & 36 Capel Street, DUBLIN

as

"'e live in a time ·tltat is making his, I thought he meant it. opporLike many another I believed he longed tory. The hour is with 'Us-the is OUT'S to perform the for the d-ay and hour when be would prove ttl)n~ty the faith that was In him, III those days part of men who would -rct as true men' Like many

A Month's Trial Given

The Finest Value ever offered.

na-

to-day

midst

Post Free

3/6

reo

1,1;0ne, but

in

Post Free

has

has

01.1.1' eyes.

axe

The

swords Of the Irish

,

of

and ill,

How vain were pra.yers and tears-> How

under

Circum.

centres where such ~eader.s

"n's

still,

"Remember

long

dliscloS«!

work

movement

from

is ,as strong

;t!he centuries

Free,

they are

surprises

dust

bad

we could

men

to-day

many

quote

He appeared

with

train would

tionality

Irish

VOlUt~TEER RAZOR

THE

trusted

the ipoerus of men,

wbo recited

Davis,

consuming

the

of the G,A.A.

for

in

they

their

revolver.

Volunteer

will serve

Gael

(ihem a few year-s -ago, a:nd they rae as a texc,

proved

because

Irish

much

of

to us that the spirit

Tell'

expelled

lines

cause

as we are

of moved

reply

to William

«iho

campagning

loaded

llS

Leen and

the curse

excuses,

The

brought

of Switzerland

Atrstrians,

ace.

sla"e."

Davis

the

stanoed

S.Qng and story

10 tile

(h~ Genius before

ther

honour

shrine,

the

actual a

long

those

then,

cX.aIlllP"le is on

"l.~~~, and

have

environment,

graves."

SEAN MAC ALLA,

THE Bring your "lYe turn out

GAELIO

PRESS,

30 UPPER LIFFEY

printing orders to the Gaelic firm anything from a visi!ing cards to

STREET,

and let us develop a newspaper,

DUBLIN. yoW'

ideas.


THE IRISH VOLUNTFER.

12 its interests.

P~ogress of the Movement • • •

faction side

nation

be

SA TTALION REPORTS.

you

what

-<>--

Irish

so long were to

hand

ous units City,

Balldnastoe,

progress

regiments,

Castlebar,

Fethard ,

Kildysart,

Sion

companies

into

give more

progress

of

shape.

detailed

Mr

and

attending

the

meeting,

qualified

of

through

the

week.

for

I

. ~rdpatrick.

week in 1 he cnormous

Ardpatrick, crowd which

short

the

notice,

aud

the

fact

the

such

10 watch

the

introducing

to

the

of

movement of

with

their

is being

the country,

was the presence

view

that

to

districts,

with

taken

up

which in

A notable

Co

this

was

moved

to til" chair,

said-

When

you my

,friendti

of Ardpatrick

from

whom

I have

received

m",,),

to

11~e

u.uurally a.u

an

preside

in si.ch

I

fCel disposed

to do

so,

on

this makes

anxious

(',,''-P3 in

Your

but by

J

in[o;rna;iou h'-IS ben press

anti

the

that

there

.Vrdpatrick when

dreams

fall

lE.:lintain·i>'1-g our

national may

rebuilt of the

it wil l be

I!S

if.

and

this

maniftlSto the

in ::howwg

Lh(;

said

of the

how

had tllrned

Volunteers of

inspire

us

read that

the

one

m~~i£eslo

recent

political

events of Ire-

the necessity

of

life

of Irc!:and.

propose<.! (0r the secure'

and

the

~'ou

men· take

of

Irelan

hopcs,-

land

,\nei

having

a nation

~our pleasing

ri!5hts and

you - as

the

the

young

of nationhood

in and

duty

of spite Ub. Ire. after,

be, to sateguard

liberty,

=

organisers

would

without

some

'of

force

behind

to' with

cent

measure

.end

and

its

acts. or

Ulster

has been

attention

of Home

Rule

its

0' H.allorao , and

since

companies

I

it

can form

a citizen

capable

instructors

army.

and

to ex-

lengthy

igance and land as they '9S.

The

.Jril! and

will

we

;1,150 spoke.

We

Kildvsart

ment

assitance gave it duty

and

arm : so that

man

when

Ireiaoct'

I

said-.

Ardpatrick

I your

hope

national

[nre

still

flect

:-'Jr said

that

and

you on

to regard

the

most

Irish,

famous

the

Corps

soldiers

battlefields

in

some

of

the

in a powerful

and disciplined

th-e

those

fon;c

A

drill

class

beginning squad

ha-s been

~;ho handed

lier meding.s

first lessons

01d

movement

Seaforth, Rooms, are Man.

initial

would

L\I'enty

I

stages

Qf the

new

e\'enin.g,

The

above

instructor.

corps

is making

gress ill lr<l::nin.g, ber

on roll

Drilling

was

met

present

nolhing

~ing

and

one member

at a l<lJte, s~age.

can

aheed, helps

eutbusi·

at

waiting

into

short

Patk,

extended

old

and

to witn~

other

in charge

of. the

....

company

Patrick the COlT'~ to

S&,retary.

of ....olunteers t<,.mporary

the Stooelield

T. A. Ha:TJ.

Prov.l,;ional

ted ~ :!IIa;;s1"3T'atk,

at at 4

~Ir

doy in coming

COt'med with

the

for en·

After

b-y :-'lr Jas,

COIlPSfor the hen-

that

sident;

Committee

'rhos

R DC;

Donald,

Beggan,

T Brady, Cad-den,

been

being

Cha;nnan

at

following appoin.

M,C,C"

'secrcJary;

B Sr:litb,

J

The

ShendM,

T A; Wm. SheJ·idan, O'Reilly,

is about

he~dq'tJa·rt-ers has

C

..pre· Roe,

Stonefieldt

P Shez;id-an, Edward ~

n

Gaynor, Reilly.

»

march,

Co. Meath

the

Thur~'(j' StI!lday

werc

cordially

)l'(,Aoin,

in

more t.han

Irish

who halted,

members, 1l10~;t

good the

wer-e del.vered

thanked

Ta.wley,-Patk.

crossro::>.ds

young, were

his

a hearty

At every

and

al· th~y

:&,elly and

to, them

C.ro::;s they

addresses

Barry

for

to Ta ....r;

On the bo,rderl:lud

in crowds

At Culleen.

pro· memo

2..30 sharp.

prior to ,the march

stop

but

:'\!Ieetin~

rolm-cnt 2nd drill every 7 'o'clock p.m., and e\·ery o~cloek P,ll1,

every

~tered

\by Mr who

rapid

On Sunday

wat';; actively

at ear·

UleJllbel'l.-; .took to their

in drill, frem

a- cornpeteut

'\\·elcom.e· by

ai

of the :m.o'>ement are. reques·

aJ>m wj,~h which. the

of

;:;;

elementary

evening

_I\:fite<rthe

...nd

in.

oeud msle Failte.

in 1hei-r names

above,

formed

made

Bunduff

GaUagher

opening

C1oonmorris.

were treated.' to the same

B'rkenhead,

Sunday

in

already

<kill under

mittee

Oll

and dis-

Navan

our 'u..'J.eypaid them

successfuJ

t-ook p,a<:c

order

Irish

League

to organise

·ted· to .attend

dis.

own nation that too o!ten been

tbe meeting

adressed

march uuwards

i\1~ P Lambert

they

and S1. Helen's.

A Tery

or now "'otld was still a characteristic of the Irish' 'r:;t-cc, WllO now. being organised as:;uredly bring to their glary Iv-hi~h. they had fated to. WID· for others.

pam, splendid

c:;pI1ine being observed,

has been

Arrangements

resolu-

been

of 150 taking

a dr.ll

into shape.

'road,

Gaelic

accompanled

took place,

as the chapel

hends,

First Glasgow and West of Scotlan9 Regiment. •

and tile en. .showed that

ha.d

instruc-

-~ hall

meeting,

as far

We7C

every

Liverpool,

I

with

which

the

band,

en-

Wednesday

committee

pr6g:res;s

the

and

be formed,

wilh

w.bioeh

reo

made

chester

defenders.

in. proposing

UD

being

you

to

yourselyes

the· promptness

·by the

able

the national

ardour

the

sllcoess

in

DUKe srreet,

objects

while

be

your

three

drill

are getting

at

your

is

things

also

a Yoiunteer

military

organ.ising

and

throuzhout

before

by the fife and drum

l"ey, Co. Leitrim.

with

sugsestion had. been taken tusiaslll for the movement the

A st:rong

in combinati.(ln in

were

not

men

T Tannfan, D OJ P Casey, !II Harte, Thos Keely, J Burke, J Fallon, P Callanan, J Loughrey, E Walshe, M Gallagher. Imme-

were

Liverpool. formed>, and

Volunteers, Messrs 1'.

D.C.,

~

to.

was

0.1'

M.<1.cConmara, Secretary.

F Ha-I1,' Bridge

may

l'lfanahan,

of

I ~.

as bein:; still

tion tllat

members

the

pleasure

be in a position pride

M'Irne,l,

of

succeeded

yOlll1g

Ballynacalily

young

j;ldependt'ucc,

\vith

in

l-et me express

fellow.Voluntee.rs

secretary

the move.

we part you

Lambert, Mehir, J Daly, J J Doyle,

most two hours

calls'

.and

'M'Oarthy,

wishing

that

may soon, have

'7,30,-Sean

forming a .. committee for the Th9 following were elected t

the and

regretting

First

meeting

for the ,lplHpOse of

by the

explained

the

services

offered,

last

a- meeting over

Peter

Fifty

ce,presentacive

the

Letters

Dri.lling

Before

to vou the

l\lr

and. the

were

night,

tile ~oll1:panv !>Ir O''Con-

In ··dismi.siug

I nell

alle-

is then

').iill he' may be a useful soldier rather a. danger to his friends. I.

rolled,

and

I

and

on .'Suinday

marched

Martin

"]:;0

success

from

others,

tors

I am sure to Ire. to the Fenians and in

of every

every

:received

that

their

as did

of

in a vigor-otis

Volunteers:

held

diffi.rent rnili-

who

:\Ir

:na1t-ility to attend

many

us;

give

address.

the

where

presided

p.r.,

.\ laege

I

Haugh,

Bohannow,

of the movement

arm.

\Ve have

){

\\'<1.5

made

by company

Russell,

Subsequently

and

when

and

assisted

to Ballnacally,

Rev A Clancy, objects

amongst

Tbey

herd

a de-

powers

army.

evolutions.

was

been

command

wore 'Put through

tarv

then

has the

O'Brien,

in full strengch

the

It has

Bohannow,

commanders

of

it.

secure

body

'D~s:t.er Sunday

under

flocking

KILBEACAKTY.

dli~ely

start

On

Corps,

. :\lr J'ohn

Con.

been

force

To

en force

.n Ballynacally,

as . Kildysart

look to

have

the

Kildysart.

invalufree

must

' that

~

of that.

more

to force.

after a few peremptory orinstructors and the local!

successful

!boJ"S ",'.bo. are

Co. Galway

order,

,

A most

for

is the

.

was a most

P E OO'Ughlan.

Home

gratifying

.

in real

was thorough

feel confident

is most

Scores

names

e,erything

will be a. \'ery .stron~ one in l\litchelstown'l and if not it will Dot ibe the fault of Mr

its existehce

for

enforce

us a reminder

there

march.

iIll their

going

was done takng

The

from!

movement

the practice

one;

and discipline ders from. ~

specially

What

O'n'rien,

at the Town Hall,

banded

of country

Sec

was

and

:1\0

and

sent the

and

iuto coneideration

is the

and

agitation

avail

a'3

line

ylr /\

inetructor.

ior .a short route men

the pretitaken its

to serve under our N a.t:onal standard. ClOUlIk'1., Carhuclough, Grawn, a:nd several "T'<ot h'"'' er <JjI.stncts were represented. d AILlUns• day and Sunday evenings have been ar. ranged for practice; Thm-sdaj'S at 8.30 and Sundavs at 3 o'c1o:k.~Joe Connole, Hon,

~.,

in the

Everything

country

be' really

is dependent

was

to set

S!:lcce.ss.ful

on

reform

Iu that

be can

who

miliTP"t:" fashion,

Oscar,

this

Ward,

properly.

the

espec~.

and

after parading

number

thin un eers

"Ii

chief !party

but the

be all summed

ar~y

played

part-in

established

it will be your duty if needs

may

realisation

centuries

once

of puts

Vohillt-eers

honourable d

hel<.J for

of all oppression, erty.

objects is "To

Ireland"

part-a~

for

th.e

th.at

_-\rdpatrick

'your

gaining those

of

Thc

Yolllukers

maintain

people

before

irish

mav

F:~gl~nd's

was,' of

id.ea.., of t!te people

k:mo to the wisdOln-e\'en

and

to arms,

stitutional

of! countrj-,

forming a Voiunter ffi<!vernent w~ich. n:ay ar::, as a prominent element in mamtalnmg tb~ national

I

III

a source

Haying

they

v0

£

headquarters

been

with

in

wll of England

British

to su~h [actor

and

O·Col.nell points

line

. I shall

Irish

guidance

movcrnonr, )Ir

stri~illg

into

nation.

:'(~a:J the. manifesto

information

daily

iO<.ler~ndence:! be realised, o.

in the

that

':\lr

but

much good at least has come to us frOID our countrymen who have joined the

the

\Vh'), we

as an Important

011[

belief

in

we look forward

an organisation c",ablis~il1g and if our

in

pictures

not

each,

can do now at Iittle cost what our fathers had to do in danger and difficulty. We

in possession

is. no reason

should

come

to speak

have got it we need to train

only

reports

strjkin~

But

~spcci.al!y

I am

from

as it

appealed

a Volunteer

ignorance-the

of which gleamed

rapers·. in

entire

long

on the

.istencd

the

rhc parish, ,\Yith "the intentions of the movement I must

'ahnost

said-

have

necessary

as it may

threat

attendance

form

but

able

given

(J£ the founders confess

I

for this

of national

little

ask'

it manifest

to

II

should

ocacsion

present.

numbers

<II'C

kindness,

meeting

:n:mb.:r

you

of

at this

influenced

);:'.·gc

act

,

par,! of the country.

fighting

right

0 .

'" I

courses 0 IDl. tary tr-aining on The Lod f d ._" e UOUIV was orme 11•• 0 secSun da y. " d th' . t f ",0116, an ere was an instruc or or

reques-

orator

and Ossian

Rule Parliament

big far.

C, who

been

reform

essence

feature

of the

O:Connel!,

of

however

generations

up in the

:ners of the district.

~Ir D~niel

have

for many

spirit

of most

We

th ne,

went two

I am very well

sn.lJ}ect t.o Irishmen

attended a

several

the

in another e~;;y task

f

\._ . h oranc ,

efficient

enrolment.

or~lllsed . in Mitchelstown, and the bcdy of 120 Its presemt strenO'th, unde:r:·

to be

have

connected

"neuior ies of Finn

from

parishes

movement

it

was indicative part

and

they

all,\' on such historic ground as this where every bill and glen speaks of a

displayed

representatives

towns

• _"-

Culliagh

was

that

months

a

the

I

post

accident

some

It is an

when

He

because

the

batta.ion,

Mitchelstown.

quite

happening

friends,

not

for

drill

of young

Co Limerick. I time when Irel~nd. had an army. ~f which assembled at .'1ny country might be proud, IS full of

enthusiasm

that

st:rroundi17g

and

here to speak

.\ mectll1g tor the purpos-e of es.ta:blish'l ing a Volunteer Corps was held on Sun.

:."'y

of

district

:-'fr Chairman

from

an able and

been

1?resideut

~o address

first COU<Isein drill

were taken

the

not

Africa

in the

movement

in South

were

and

Derry

is hoped

next

Fontenoy

who

Mills,

accounts

these. regiments

as

have got through arrangements and has

minary

of

soldiers ..

Gaffney,

'Enntstymon. This corps

been in the past,

Ballinasloe,

ted

as we

example

such

Corps,

the vari.

'It

since

English

if you,

vari-

Loughrea,

are hard at work getting

Belfast, OU$

steady

amoD.g the

of tile county

Kilglass,

to

show

and drill

in

defenders

the

warriors

soldiers

aggres-

national

have

out-

1!Pon and. can

especially

soldiers

true

if any

contemplate

follow

Mr D O'Connell seconded the resolution vb ich was supported . by Messrs D P ~i'Carthy, David Dwane and Thos Bar. rett, etc, The system of organisation and drill baviug been explained over two hundred names were enrolled and the Corps was, with. the assistance of ~ir Gaffney, put through some military exercises,

will

be a satis-

that

as the

will,

Irish

wisdom

be looked

upon

Be you

organisation

should

of our. country, hope

Reports

to think

yon will

relied

in

but it wilt

for war

to you

siveness

--<>--

iii

Ko.pe.ople

be anxious

T

:\<fac·


THE IRISH VOLUNTEER.

13

hopes of Ireland have been challenged on image of the Volunteer period of"S2-the been .several cases of actual assaults on Unionists in Donegal by threats and in- the field of force, and that challenge must image which has won immortality for the suits and tearing down Union Jacks, and be met (renewed cheers). With infinite great name of Hussy Burgh. The eriethat attempts have been made to exaspain and labour we have wen in this coun.niies of Ireland have sown their taunts Derate the lovalists into measures of reo try a great pert of the Iiberty taken from and threats broadcast like dragon ',s. teeth ; bcllion. ·'Th.a.t" was another lie (cheers), u.~ by conquest. I speak in a district let us see <t:o-d:1.)'that they shall spring ;-';0 Irish Volunteer has been guilty of where if anywhere in Ireland, Cromwelup armed men." (Prolonged cheering.) any insult or attack upon his fellowlian a'nd other settlements seem to be es~[r. Wm. Lowry said it was inspiring to countrymen, and the paper that stated tabli shed and the native race exrerminasee the manhood of King's County as-<>-/ ; that knew it to be a lie. He wanted them ted. Well, the Cromwellian settlement ,'em,]):ed in Tultamore, pledging .tro·th· to to lay these words to heart and rememhl:ts been undone; the Irish people are t'he irr eres.s of their country in face of ber -that under no circumstances could back t:lpon Irish land (cheerer. We (>.>:.\·e threatened cangers ahead, any man who was an Irish Volunteer in lor al governrdcnt, in edu cati on , and :-Ir Burgess, President of the Keating: outrage the feelings of his neighbour. other depar trnerrts of n:l!tional life, won Branch of "the Gaelic League addressed --<:>They did not stand for any sect or any back a great part of our liberties, and we the meeting in Irish, and enjoined. all to sectional 'i nterest in the life of Ireland; axe on the eve of the passing 'of a meawork towards effecting the spread of the SPEECH OF SIR R CASEMENT. thev stood for Ireland one and indivisstsre tru".t will re-create in Ireland an Irish movement. i-ble, made up of Protestant and Catholic P.ar1iarnent (cheers). That being the situa Z\Ir O'Dwyer, solicitor, Roscrea , said "-....¢-and all denominations. 'they had no lion, what happens? The challenge tc that what was doris in 1';:ing's County to. quarrel with any Irishman, and they force is thrown down to us I)y a Dublir dr-y would' be done in Tipperary to-mor:rROFE.SSOR KETILE'S VIEws. were determined that the discipline that lawver and we -are told that he and 11:f row. the Volunteers would undergo would learn ;unned' fragments in the North-East will Mr Molloy, solcitor, Birr. said the Nathem to respect all these sacred obliga. prohibit th,e pass-go to Ireland of Xa- f.ion;U Volnnt~" movement was not :i ,. tions, and that under no circumstances tional Antonomv IcheeTs). "'}len you an movement of a-g<g:re>;.";on. It w:t.'" a moveAn enormous gathering assembled m should that reproach eve, be addressed cba·llenged ~T-Fcn the field of force. it;~ rncrst devoted to the ideal of self-defence the Courthouse grounds, Tullamore, .on to them again (cheers). That he believed on 1.that field YOIl must reply (Iond cheers). of Ireland and Ireland's Iiberties. Sunday the object being the organisation to be a malicious lie, and let them live '\lr Peycon, Rhode, Edenderry, speaking cf a corps of the Volunteers for the it down by good conduct, by strict oboe. '.I':h.e Volunteer movement appeals to UH' Irish people, and espec'allv to rhe ~"'Otm~ .~,~ a l'rott,;;t·:<rt Nid he wr s ~eatly imA::ng's Coun.y. The l?~0.Ject was broug?t dience and by discipline in aU their ranks men of Ireland, to come in and fay 'Inc' 11'i1'e~!"-d hy th!" speeches that h'lcl h&-n de. into being on a requisition of the Cbair(cheers). There bad been, as far as he show hy their actions that they are as willing 11i\-{'l'ed. He \YiI", :J. Home ·R".I1~Tfor manv n-an of Jhe Co Council, '!Ii: Johl1 Dooly, was aware, only one breach of discipto do that work. cs anv ether \YCJ'lt fc" vears, rnJ believed JIM! the Vo.u ntor+ I P, wbo . presided, and It :vas wholeline within the ranks of the Irish VolunIrelemd. The situation he had outline:nQ..l,'''·ll1ent was cs lcul-ud to do whaz Lrchenrtedly taken up 01 the leadmg. men of teers, an-d that \\'as tried by courtrnartial the countv. 10 glorious summerlike wea- " (chcerst. ecame' even more tbrearening as it wen' '"r;d \\,nnlt'd 5() -m"lch-to • build 1!1~ rhf' ther a parade .took place prior to th~ _ on. They were told at the beginning o~ charaoter of' her "people and make th=ru rneetinz and headed by the Tullamore i the movement that ~t was unncessary. f,'el t hat they were doing something for Thev were told that the a..rmv and tPile tnf'il' COl;n~'!'Y. and A'thlone' Pipers' ~.a:nds, it consisted There could be no more politics with of the Tullamore Volunteer Oorps, Tul- f them in the Xational Volunteers than forces of the Crown would secure the peace On the motion of Sir Roger C~sement, lamore Fife and Drum Band, the North-.j there were in tho British- armv. They .of Ireland in any eventuality. Well, they r.econded by Professor Kettle, nn enth u~n Off,o.ly. Gaels, the Clar Fife and Drum were told positively there could be no polio had learned that, on weir own showing: ciastic vote of thanks was r-assed to the Band. contingents .from Clara, Fe:rbane, tics in the British army (laughter). Let and evidence, the forces of the Orown-> ('JHJJimh'ln, and rhe proceedings concluded Clogban, and Ballycumber J the Port~the British army live up to that. There at least the officers of t.he forces of t~e with the singing of etA Nation Once lington Band, contingents from Portarwould be no politics in the Irish NationCrown-were not to be trusted to do their Agnin." lington, Bracknagh, Clor:eygowan, and al army; they would live for Ireland and duty to the Crown. It, therefore, seemed Ge.ashill; the Crgohan FIfe and Drum die for Ireland. _" voioe-"And fight for to them. Irishmen, that the time had come Sand, contingents from Corghan, Rhode, Ireland," "Yes," said Sir Roger Case. to undertake that duty that hadi been reo Edenderry, and Philipstown : Roscrea ment, "and fight for Ireland if the day jccted and refused by the Curragh offi, Brass Band Southern Offaly Gaels and should come" (cheers). At Iast they were cers (loud cheers). They were not goiJlg Societies, contingents from Banagher, beginning to realise that they had a to rd~·-they did not think ~ dignified to Kilcormac, Eilleigh, Cloneslce, etc. The country, and he believed in a few weks re.1y-for their national security upon th<: order of the parade W'lS excellent, and -certainly in a few months-they should \\1hims 0]' I'he fancies of 'Some tall fellow those who took part in it manifested per- have a Constitution with an Irish Parllaw'toll gold braid down the seams of hi!' feet discipline· and general deportment. ment, He did not think that anything breeches (laugh-ter), Irishmen were able The tewn was profusely decorated, n_nd now could prevent it. But now they had to take care of themselves, and they meant :1I!r'II J KeLly at last meeting of the the principal streets were spanned ,"'Ith seriousy to consider what might come to do it (cheers). Such was the origin of Bundorun CoI'pS- spoke as followsburrting, flalr~,' and a.JJpropnll.te national after the passing of the Home Rule Bill, I!'be Volunteer movement, and. so powerful scholls. Th-e principal speakers we~e T.hey were within sight of cqnstitutional was its appeal that it united and brought "Remem'oer still, through good and ill, Professor T ){. Kettle, who, with his effect being given to their efforts, They together in the closest harmony ,people of How vain were prayers and tears, brother, Mr. T. J Kettle, and other' friends had played the game constitutionally, all creeds and classes, separa.ted thoueih How vain were words, till flashed the of the movement, motored from Dublin, and according to the rules "drawn up by they might have been by lI'ecent economic swords and Sir Roger "Casement, who also jour. their enemies, They played the game s'·ruggoJ.es. Ihrt those people realised the Of the Irish Volunteer s." neved from the city. loyally and faithfully, and were within irnoortanoe of national self-defence (cheers). (Applanse). d On the motion of l\1r P F Adams, T C sight of winning; but now their enemies 2'lu,! ... ought no programme of aggression seconded by Mr 11 H White, D C, Clara, said they were not going to play it that or coercion, The programme, the ideal I Fetlow Volunteers-e-We could not take the chair 'vas taken by .Mr John Dooly, way at all. - There was an appeal to of tbi·-; countrv , was absolute tolera.tiona better headline to prceedi to-night than J P, Chairman of King's 00. Council. force. Rut two could appeal to force free scope for every IIJ.i1,nto 'u;:e bis talthe Iines I have just quoted. History has The Chairman, who was loudly cheered, (cheers), and the first duty of the Irish ents for his own advancement and that of :J. knack of repeati~)'4 itself, and in busi . aid that the King·s County should feel Volunteers might be to protect and safebut thev were not go:ng io ness, love or \\,;",J' there is' 'nothing like an proud of the action of Tullamore in formg;u.ard an Irish Parliament on the soil of his country; allow the d:estiny of Ireland to be ccnintelligent ancicipat'on events, and more. ing a regirneat of Volunteers, It V;'as an Ireland (cheers). 'They had got to make by what an Englj$h ,\[injs;t.er had OVC., the best \\-,:1,) to ensure peace is ;'1 example to every town and every village it impossible to be deprived by trick or trolled caUed "The -Bully Ve!.9." "If they say be ,pr-epn:r~d [0:): \\'.a.t·. You all know if in the country. artifice of wbat they had won by law, 'No,'" said Professol' Kettle, "we S!C.:> was nN by .ha,d' words Cromwell con· Sir Roger Casement, who was loudly and if they could keep their Parliament fYes.'" Th.e obje~t of the National Vol- quered Ire.1aml., hut by. b.w·,d blow,'. Should cheered, said be came from the North of they coufd keep their natioaality. He unteer mo\·e.metilt was to provide the young it come to blo.ws .again there will be n'(l Ireland :lnd was a Protestant. He had looked upon the Irish Volunteers as, per. with an opportunity of body of J'l'jshmcn in a better position to been mo~t of his adult years an officer in haps, the surest form $)£ national insur. i men of Ireland learning the soldier's trade, They ca:me ~trike tban the Irish Natlon,~J Volun.teers. th.-e Britisb service, but neither the fact 'nce. Under the Insnrance Act he read ',to j.t to le~rn the use of concerted and (Cheers.) l\-[()I'..be.r Ell'in is calling on he! !.bai h.e "'-as an Ulsterman and a Protest: (he other day th:1.t £1,2.5{),000 had been diroiplin·ed action; they came 'into it to ,,:lIlS to.d'a.y to jo·in the ranks of the Vol. ant and .once a llritish officer had im- rai,~ed in Ireland-chiefly from poor men learn the' use of arms, ~nd to, acquir~ arI~'" unr.eers. Thanks ~o Sir Edward! Oa.:son, pair.ed the priTQeval fact that he wa~. first of Ireland, Now, if that £1,250,000 were (cheers), )fake no m'tstru:e about J,t, th'LS th,'l, js tile fust tune she has been m. a of all an. Irisrunac. (cheers). He was ra:ged voluntaTily to ,equip an Irish Nais not a :movement. In. the ci.(l'Jlds. The position lor over a hundred ~-ears to give prouder 'of that fact than anv other tional army tbey would h::l\"e a .J.ar ..more' o~ective of this ~vemen1 is a force .of rhe cj,ml!TlAIld to her sons ):.0 hl.~ulder (cD-eers). They were recalling that day effiective nati~>nal insn.r:-.nce than 'they 50,000 or 60,000 tramed men, armed WIth Mms. Will tJm;t R{lIPCal be 111\100 to her tb6 Volunteers of 1782. and what they could otli':f\\'ise ob!ain (land cheers). stood' for. Thev stood for an indepenmodern rifleS-i-and capable of resisting any LeiJtrim sons in vain? Anyone who 'knows dent. S.(lverign ~rei.an<l, "So- do 'we," .cona,tta.ck 'upon the common li.berties of thils the .sterlinlO' 'Stnff' those men are made of, tinued Sir: Roger. "An· indcJ>endent IrePROFESSOR KETTLE. country, H6 appea!ed to the young men . Wiith ,the fighting blood of Connau~t l::tnd ·i" a ~reat to no other conntry, On . of Irel~nd to c~me lOtO the m,oyement a?-d . sUlTging hot in theii: vein'3, their answer tbe contrary, I believe that in Irish indeProfessor Kettle, who W:1S v·ery heatily rn.ake It what! It QU·ght to be, As to Its will be "Yes :'lIoth.er we wm rally -to pendence will he found the ultimate guar· received, congra.tula.ted the COUD1ty moot f.uture, it was not h':s office to. prophesy. your standard' not in' hund.reds but in antee of British safety and of the ~mw.annly upon the headline it had, set not It was growing like a great na!ural force. fhousa.nd.<;; for' <the 'West's a.wake (rrreat man woal of all Briti.<;h people throughonJy to the midiLands but to the wbo'!e of and as such would prescribe -its own laws apjpil>3use): When Cromwel~ bqnished Your out the w~rld. for I do not believe that Ireland.. The Volu~teer ,movemen.t the of growth. It was s,P«'ead~n'g through ~hp. £'o.refa.thers to ConnaugM he t.hought he the BritiSh 'Empire cnn oontinue to enmotto of which was "annl) and iltIe dten," ~unU;: Men. "tho were lon~ separated had the Irish race extinwnjshed, 'but if Sir dure as a perm~net £act by holdinll down w'as not an ora!or's mo\'ement, b01 a drill. 10 politlca.l ta.ctios-for, he believ~, ther,e Edward Oa.rson and! his IDeJ:ry men take.; one people at. th., heart of the F.mpire se.rgeant's mO\'e1l,ltut, ~.n:l ilrc true orm n- wa.s 110 separation on the grQunds <;>£ poll>- his long adve.rt;o:ed :march th:rough Irelwd fch~~::>} •• I thmk In some r'f'Spec~ ,,~ are I i',lin'J 13Jlig11,o.9r d (he \To:un:eer movedeal p~ndples-ha,dl rome ~n !o work to· if he com£'h thj" way, h~ w,;,]1 find as the ba-ppter In' 191-1 than were t.be men ~ oJ ment was the t,:":l.m , of ma!'cbing gether III absohtte harmony 111 ~t, :lnd tJley En.:tlish <:omma.nder found on .the h1L{t]e'. J 1182. The Volun~ movemeJ:l~ of ll?"" (C'~er.'). They b~d celTIC ir:to its ranks, s'lloo.ld all remember iliat leaders of the field -of FOI1Jtenoy, 1!l:1at "the I,ish still I'e, ce.me from a.b~t oa!l~~ from th~ :1f.iS- not to d~.bate or di5C!]SS, bul to .dr:i1J, to Irbh Party rIke ~Fr DilJo.n, and 1.Ir Devmoin." (A.p'P1au'eL Too much has been tOCl':lC~; the mOVe!D<,nt of to-day, en'!l:JJ~. d'i$OipliJ:l6, to ~nn ap..(j. eCl' 'n h.r the de- Un hiad wished'it Ct>d--sl'leed (cheers), tDl3de of the d~ff-c~en0e supposed to exist ated \Vita tll.e people and C<?IDeS ,rom the fenc.e of the clwPeng-ed l'bert.:es of lre''Iadeed, ~r De\,Un, in a recent speech, between the d'ifferent Xationa.t organisaP:'=ople, It is n~ore truly natIonal and enland (cbeel'8). T~.e· C1.'~ f()~ the 1ll0\'e. said', in an ro:traodlnary significent seD- !ions ~n Irela.nd. Alte!' .all, it is more a wely d~moc.rat!.C. We do not look l~r m.er..t. W'IS so simple, "0 l',eid, and S.Q 10- ten.ce, that when an [rii;.ll Parliament ~ dcifference of per:sonalities than principle. kade.rsJup . from above, The people ~f gic".l that it need<e-d no ueience and :>..d- been created by A('t of Parh2.ment, It Ko lll'3itier wihat om-aniea.tion Irishmen are rr~land s.liould . depend 0.0 themse!v<"S, m:tted of no re-ply. ',".bat \';as 'ts ori.~n? ,"::nld he"the dutv of 2-'50,000 Iri~h \-01- in they .:I·re o.t:t.: fo;;.: the good: of Ireland, We aU know wbat. the Insh V,?lnn eer8 There "".'1.5 a.n ir:'Solent ~l-a:.ition. which reunteers to See that Ilnt Parliament ~t:J.red 'Vhen" VOll CC!l1l,e to <,.,n·a,lise il, there are stand for;. thEy stand for a 'I1n'lted Irepresented Ire'.:l,nd 'l.S a ndion of fire. ,. j~ h 11" who:;n we bad .c:ot it." (Loud ,"po only t:';'o l!'I',ell,t pa.'!ties ill Ireland, one land, -and In the e~d fa! a free Ireland, earr.er,:;,' The trouble \Y.:!,!" th~t (he ide'll rf.~.use). The dnty of seli-def.ence was an that for Irish f'Ieedom ·and one that against but there ,~re certalD thll1J?;S they do. not closest to the minds of Irishmen was not esx·rlia.l du'·.'· of manhood! it wa;; evaded it (appl"use). Onr mo\"emen.t should emstand for. T.he other day he :t;e<adIn a the'd f but th ',d I f ~_ -: .. 1, .. -I-' ".. - "on and betra~yal of the br.a.:ce all the former. and he who does not London oaper-one of the leadmg Tory . 1 ea 0 WM, . e t ]>;ea c pro." er law" (:.< :n.'lOhc:Jd. "We hav~," repeated join must be lOOKed upon a:s dO'Ubtful. _I napers--the "'Mornin~ p(\f'"t"-that the Ity found'ed uJ?Ol1.jushce ,cheers). ".All "been challe.nged upon_ now e,~peal ·to y.ou all to join the ranxs danger C."llT'..e from tbe ·".ationalist Voluntru-o~1-gh Ol}~, history, and to.day too,. he Prof"",-,::r Kett'e, Three y~ ago I was of ~ Volunteers, to down peI'9Ollruities, ters, who wer.e not fully under the conOOOIti.~lled: we va.l'lled much more hlg~UY the field of for::e. down everything but your trol. of le.'lders anq who seemoo positively v c~es of ~e tha!1 those of '~:1.[. E'/")I?C:aljng to rome of our peOple to ta.l!,e down tactiOD eff&ctive action agaJnst any diBtur'!:>ers of riflee and be' true to home, God and free. '-UUiot1s to make trou.ble. Now that was \, <l don t enw h~htly or c.arelessly mto :1_ lie, That Wrts 0"4 6£ the thinp-;; th-ev a movmen.t ~.t nught eve?tually c;-all up· the peace, andl I used tlle maX'i~ tna.t they <lorn 'Ito the last (great a1?pl~use.) _ who take the swcm:l shall ipensh by the The .meeting concluded wt·th the usual elid not shnd for-10 make troilibie. Thi~ 00 us .to gtve to our na.tional fru.th the leading Tory paper stated that th~re had con;s¤(;ratlon of blood' (clleers). The Whole swore, Wlhien maxim has now come to be vote of thanks, and about 70 joined.

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