IRISH FREE STATE: Both Are the King

Up to last week "the person of the King in the Irish Free State" (as in any other Dominion) was the Governor General appointed by the King. Irishmen thought the British crisis (see p. 14) an opportunity too good to lose. In Dublin the Dail by a vote of 81-to-5 frostily "approved" the fact that there is a new King, said nothing about "allegiance" and passed an amendment 79-to-55 that the office of Governor General of the Irish Free State is abolished.

Ebullient Dubliners said this makes their country a republic and it...

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