Eamon de Valera (Irish politician) embarks for London for peace negotiations
SLATE INFORMATION: Ireland's Hour: Sinn Fein leaders leave for England
IRELAND: Dun Laoghaire:
KINGSTOWN, IRELAND & EUSTON, LONDON
CU. Letter from Mr. de Valera to Mr. Lloyd George reading: "Sir, The desire you express on the part of the British Government to end the centuries of conflict between the people of these two islands and to establish relations of neighbourly harmony, is the genuine desire of the people of Ireland. I have consulted with my colleagues & secured the views of representatives of the minority of our nation in regard to the invitation you have sent me. In reply I desire to say that I am ready to meet & discuss with you on what basis such a conference as that proposed can reasonably hope to achieve the object desired."
TITLE: IRELAND'S HOUR. SINH FEIN LEADERS LEAVE (KINGSTOWN) FOR ENGLAND
MV. to CU. De Valera walking down gangway
SCU. De Valera, Arthur Griffiths & Count Plunkett on board ship
CU. De Valera
TITLE: MR. DE VALERA & HIS ASSOCIATES ARRIVE AT EUSTON
GTV. Crowds milling round car at Euston (2 shots)
Video Roll Title: Threshold of Irish Peace: 114ft Issue sheet title: THRESHOLD OF IRISH PEACE. EXCLUSIVE PICTURES TO THE GAUMONT GRAPHIC OF MR DE VALERA'S LETTER TO MR LLOYD GEORGE.
SINN FEIN: Leaders leave Kingstown for England.
IRELAND. GENERAL: Sinn Fein Leaders leave Kingstown for England.
DE VALERA, Eamon (1882-1975)
Government and Politics, Personalities -
politicians, self-reference, Great Britain, ships and boats, Ireland, Irish Independence Movement
Background: Eamon de Valera (Irish politician) embarks for London for peace negotiations