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.

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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:

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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.’

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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'.

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James Connolly

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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

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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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