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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionDefence of Ireland
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date30 Aug 1940
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptNazi bombs dropped on Eire having failed to move Ulster and Eire towards joint
defence, plans are now afoot to unite Ireland at least on building a grandstand to view the
forthcoming invasion and end of Irish liberty. Land here ye divvles X marks the shpot Eire Navy
Person DepictedDe Valera; Eamon (1882-1975)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
NotesRepublished in David Low, Low's War
Cartoons, Cresset Press, 1941.

Keesing's Contemporary Archives: August 29. Germans drop Bombs on
Eire: The Eireann Government officially announced that a bomber which flew in the afternoon over
the area of Campile, Ballymitty, Bannow, and Duncormick, in County Wexford, dropped bombs at each
of these points, wrecking a Co-operative creamery and killing three girls, and stated that the
Irish Charge d'Affaires in Berlin had been instructed to protest to the German Government and
demand full reparation. ... [p.4209]
Subjectsconstruction
Politics
war
Ireland
government
Navies
International relations
foreign policy
Irish
Armed forces
air raids
Northern Ireland
neutrality
World War 1939-1945
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