19th November 1913 – A new body – the Irish Citizen Army – has been founded in Dublin.

THE new army is recruiting from the ranks of the strikers engaged in the current Lockout in the city.

Liberty Hall in Beresford Place in Dublin.

At a public meeting outside Liberty Hall in Beresford Place in Dublin, James Connolly noted that Orangemen have already ordered a supply of rifles:

Orangeman wearing his sash!!!

‘We have not done so yet…. But we want our men to be trained and drilled, so that when it comes to a pinch they will be able to handle a rifle.’

The Headquarters of the ITGWU where James Connolly called for the formation of the Irish Citizen Army (ICA). The banner above the door reads: 'Working Stealing Begging, there are only three ways of living if so read the Irish Worker, the only labour paper in Ireland'.


James Connolly
Jack White

To find out more information about the Irish Citizen Army (ICA) click on the link below:
http:// https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_Citizen_Army

Origional poster by the ICA, Irish Citizen Army.

With many thanks to: Gillean Robertson Miller – 1916 Easter Rising Historical Society:
http:// 1916 Easter Rising Historical Society

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