Commandant Rory O'Connor addressing members of the Dublin City Brigade I.R.A. at Smithfield, Dublin
|Main Creator:||Hogan, W. D., photographer|
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Sunday, 2 April 1922.
This event was described in the Irish Independent on Monday, 3 April 1922: ''Members of the Dublin City Brigade I.R.A., paraded yesterday at Smithfield under officers who recognise the new Executive established as a result of the recent Convention. The men were addressed by Comdt. Oscar Traynor, Comdt.-Gen. Rory O'Connor, Brig.-Comdt. F. Henderson, and some Battalion Commandants. Com.-Gen. R. O'Connor told the men that they were not asked to take any oath at the gathering, but were there to declare that they would defend the Irish Republic against its enemies, whether foreign or domestic.''
Physical description: 1 photographic print ; 15 x 10 cm.
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