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Coalition Muddle Marks Return to Tory Rule Amidst Emphatic Protests

The recent appointments of Sir Edward Carson and Mr F. E. Smith to the new Ministry have sparked fervent discussions within Nationalist, Liberal, and even terrapin circles, igniting a series of emphatic protests across the political landscape.

The “Limerick Leader” weighed in on the matter, expressing concerns over Sir Edward Carson’s inclusion in the Cabinet. The publication remarked, “Sir Edward Carson has been the chief apostle of lawlessness and anarchy in this country during the past few years, and the inclusion of such a man in the Cabinet as an upholder of law and order is not likely to increase the confidence of Irish Nationalists in those who placed him there.”

The contentious appointments have further stirred the already turbulent political waters, with critics questioning the compatibility of Carson and Smith with the principles of law and order. As the nation grapples with this coalition muddle, the future trajectory of Tory rule remains uncertain, overshadowed by the resounding echoes of protest and dissent.

Irish Independent – Friday 04 June 1915