Understanding the Ulster Covenant

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On 28 September 1912, nearly half a million people in Ulster signed an oath in defiance of the British Government's attempt to introduce Home Rule for Ireland.

The document is known as the Ulster Covenant. The history leading up to this moment is a complex one and would ultimately bring Ireland to the brink of civil war.

Related:

Public Record Office Northern Ireland - Ulster Covenant Archive

Ulster Museum - Ulster Covenant Exhibition

Ulster Historical Foundation

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