IRELAND: Too Much Trouble

Ireland's boiling-hot debate over Britain's proposal to conscript Northern Irelanders was judged last week by Winston Churchill.

Chief debater against conscription was neutral Eire's gaunt Prime Minister Eamon de Valera. Said he to a jammed session of the Dail Eireann: "The six counties [of Northern Ireland] are a part of Ireland. . . . No act of Parliament can alter this fact. In the six northern counties there are more than a third of the population who have vehemently protested against being cut off from the main body of the nation, who were so cut off against their own will and...

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