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Curragh incident: not a mutiny

April 3rd, 1914.

SINCE we last wrote there has been, in the political sphere, an astonishing sequence of events. Behind them lie mysteries concealed from the public eye, but the facts which could not be concealed enable us to form an approximately correct estimate of the doings within the secret councils of the Ministry. The facts are these. Arrangements had been made - we need not say by whom - for marching a considerable military force into Ulster and for blockading the coast with a fleet of sixteen ships ...

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