Ireland and Pre-War British Foreign Policy

  • Stephen Hartley


At the start of his mission to Germany in November 1914, Sir Roger Casement noted in his diary the conviction that

the blow struck today for Ireland must change the course of British policy towards that country. Things will never be quite the same again. The Irish Question will have to be lifted from the mire and mud and petty false strife of domestic politics into an international atmosphere. That, at least, I shall have achieved.


Foreign Policy Unionist Leader Home Rule German Liberation Irish Republic 
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