O’Neill’s Countermanding Order for the Irish Volunteers 1916

#OnThisDay 1916 Eoin MacNeill’s countermanding order appeared in the Sunday Independent cancelling all mobilisation orders. Not all Volunteers see the order & some mobilise anyway. The Rising is postponed 24 hours & will take place the next day, Easter Monday.

For more, read here: https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/heritage/easter-rising-uneasy-calm-before-the-storm-1.2575638?mode=sample&auth-failed=1&pw-origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.irishtimes.com%2Fculture%2Fheritage%2Feaster-rising-uneasy-calm-before-the-storm-1.2575638

Countermanding Order

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