Irish Delegates present request for Irish Independence at Paris Peace Conference 1919

#OnThisDay 1919 Seán T. Ó Ceallaigh & Charles Gavan Duffy presented ‘Ireland’s Case For Independence’ to Georges Clemenceau at the Paris Peace Conference. Their request for freedom of small nations was denied as the French & US were British allies during the war. Knowing that there would be no external international help, the Irish had to ramp up their war efforts to gain independence by force.
Seán T. Ó Ceallaigh and Charles Gavan Duffy

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