Fortnight in review: Pictorial highlights Ed 23
Catch up with the top stories over the past fortnight. Click on images for full stories.
14th March - Bernard Shaw discusses Home Rule crisis
George Bernard Shaw has written an article which appeared in today’s New Statesman titled ‘Wake up, Ulster!’
14th March - Growing militarisation in Europe
Newspapers across Europe are reporting an increasingly sharp exchange of views on the militarisation of the continent.
14th March - Cavan man is one of America’s greatest aviator
The great aviator William Bleakley plans to fly to his home county of Cavan next year.
15th March - Emmeline Pankhurst released from prison
Emmeline Pankhurst, who has been on a hunger and thirst strike in Holloway Jail, has been released under the Cat and Mouse Act.
16th March - Scottish explorer killed in car crash
Sir John Murray, the Scottish oceanographer was killed in a motor accident today while proceeding from Glasgow to his home in Edinburgh.
17th March - Editor of Le Figaro shot dead in Paris
Gaston Calmette, the editor of French newspaper Le Figaro was shot last night in his office in Paris.
17th March - John Redmond presents shamrock to American president
American President Woodrow Wilson is spending St. Patrick’s Day with a sprig of shamrock in the buttonhole of his jacket.
17th March - Ballet dancer Pavlova injured while on stage
Madame Anna Pavlova, the famous Russian ballerina had an accident last night while dancing on stage to a full house in St Louis.
20th March - American conman jailed in Tyrone
Omagh Courthouse was packed this week to witness the trial of Captain Lancelot P. Malpagane, the American con-artist.
20th March - Asquith visits Buckingham Palace as Home Rule crisis deepens
The Prime Minister, Herbert Asquith, visited Buckingham Palace yesterday morning and spent 30 minutes with King George V.
21st March - Carson: ‘I go to my people’
Shortly before leaving London by train, Sir Edward Carson told reporters at Euston Station: ‘My place is in Ulster, among my followers'.
22nd March - Mutiny in The Curragh!
Reports from The Curragh state that up to 100 officers have resigned their commissions as a result of a decision by the War Office to send extra troops to Ulster.
23rd March - Asquith pledges to dismiss any soldier who disobeys orders
‘Any man in uniform who refuses assistance to put down disorder is guilty of a breach of duty and is liable to be dismissed,’ the Prime Minister Herbert Asquith told a highly-charged debate in the House of Commons today.