At 6.30pm on Monday 4 August 2014, to mark the anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, Philip Orr (The road to the Somme) presented a lecture in Belfast Central Library entitled ‘The day Ireland went to war’.

 

From the BBC: The Northern Whig and Belfast Evening Telegraph report the outbreak of the war.

 

From Century IrelandThe outbreak of the First World War and the Irish political response to the outbreak of war.

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