The United Irish League held the second in a series of County Conventions in Sligo to promote its objectives across Ireland. Featuring a large attendance of League branch representatives and with several Members of Parliament present, the participants discussed the importance of economic and industrial development in the country. They emphasized the need for an end to social and agrarian injustices and a strong opposition to landlordism. The resolution adopted at the Limerick Convention was embraced, urging Dublin Castle to address and alleviate issues arising from landlordism to bring about peace and prosperity in Ireland.
Edinburgh Evening News – Tuesday 08 July 1902