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United we stood ; the official history of the Ulster Women"s Unionist Council, 1911-1974 by Nancy Kinghan

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Published by The Appletree Press Ltd in Belfast .
Written in English


  • Ulster Women"s Unionist Council

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Statementby Nancy Kinghan.
LC ClassificationsJN1571 .K56 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. :
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4287150M
ISBN 100904651061, 0904651045
LC Control Number78314009

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Ulster Women's Unionist Council () Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kinghan, Nancy. United we stood ; the official history of the Ulster Women's Unionist Council, Belfast: Appletree Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / . United we stood ; the official history of the Ulster Women's Unionist Council, by Nancy Kinghan, , The Appletree Press Ltd edition, in EnglishPages: United We Stood: The Official History of the Ulster Women’s Unionist Council Belfast: The Appletree Press Ltd. Luddy, Maria. Women in Ireland A Documentary History. Ulster Women’s Unionist Council 33 Ocean Building, Donegall Square East, Belfast 33 Ocean Building in Donegall Square East housed the office of the Ulster Women’s Unionist Council. The Council had been established on 23 January as a direct response to the threat posed by the potential introduction of Irish home rule. It was.

  Edith had joined the UVF Medical and Nursing Corps in March and carried out her training locally with mock battles and training camps. After the outbreak of the First World War the Ulster Women’s Unionist Council offered the UVF Nurses assistance to the British War Office, but they declined the offer. Formation. The UUUC was established in January It was organised by Harry West and constituted a formal electoral pact between his Ulster Unionist Party, the Democratic Unionist Party and the Vanguard Unionist Progressive Party. West arranged the movement, having gained control of the UUP from Brian Faulkner, to galvanise opposition to power sharing arrangements that were being put in. Ulster Women's Unionist Council meeting, Ulster Hall, Belfast, Jan. Photograph reproduced with the kind permission of the Museums & Galleries of Northern Ireland On 'Ulster Day', 28 September , Ulster's Solemn League and Covenant was signed by , women and a . Ulster Unionist Council, The objective of Ulster unionism was to preserve the union between Britain and Ireland. Its leaders therefore consistently aimed to create a strong, united.

Unionist women accordingly prepared themselves to resist Home Rule, forming a network of Voluntary Aid Detachments (VADs) that would be ready to tend to wounded unionists in the event of armed conflict over Home Rule. Before war was even declared, therefore, the Ulster VADs had a membership of 3,   History. The UUP evolved from the Ulster Unionist Council, which was founded in to resist the inclusion of the historical province of Ulster in an independent Ireland, and the Unionist Party, whose initial focus was on the continued union of all of Ireland with Great Britain. From the creation of Northern Ireland in until direct rule by the British beginning in , the UUP formed. United We Stood by Nancy Kinghan, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. This is a document summarising some of the most interesting and significant content within the Ulster Women’s Unionist Council archive (D) held in PRONI. Details Around volumes, documents and photographs comprising the records of the Ulster Women's Unionist Council and its various branches and associations,