The Larne Gun Running 1914

#OnThisDay 1914 The Ulster Volunteer Force smuggle 25,000 rifles & millions of rounds of ammo in what became known as the Larne Gun Running. They sent a hoax ship to Belfast to confuse authorities. The UVF were arming to fight the introduction of Home Rule.

For more, read here: https://www.rte.ie/centuryireland/index.php/articles/ulster-unionists-import-guns-at-larne

Larne Gun Running

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