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Sir Edward Carson in Belfast

Sir Edward Carson speeds through an inspection of members of the Ulster Volunteer Force before hot-footing it to London for urgent talks on the Home Rule crisis.

Non-Fiction 1914 1 mins Silent


Leading Irish unionist Sir Edward Carson scans a small group of Lady Signallers and Ambulance Corps members gathered in Ulster in this newsreel item, shot hastily just before Carson left for London for urgent talks on the crisis. A divisive figure in Ireland, Carson had established the Protestant militia the Ulster Volunteer Force in 1912 as part of loyalist opposition to Home Rule.