The Irish Government emphasizes the importance of controlling the distribution of ballads, as evidenced by the seizure of 700 copies of a song relating to a dispute in County Limerick. Though written in honourof Mr T.W. Russell, MP, and described by Mr Wyndham as “very poor stuff,” the Irish Secretary persists in suppressing it. A was presented in the House of Commons, but permission was denied to read selected passages, likely out of concern that the House might not endure the ordeal.
Coventry Evening Telegraph – Friday 06 June 1902