Walsh, Maurice
January 1940
Saturday Evening Post;1/13/1940, Vol. 212 Issue 29, p27
Comments on the significance of the decision of Ireland to declare its neutrality in the European war. Economic conditions in the country as of December 1939; Relations between Ireland and England; Reason behind the decision of Ireland to stay neutral.


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