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Sinn Féin Paper “The Factionist” Suppressed in Limerick Police Raid

Limerick, Thursday: In a move to curb the growing influence of the Sinn Féin movement, police forces under the command of District-Inspector Craig raided a printing premises on Robert Street early this morning. During the operation, authorities confiscated the printing equipment and type used to produce the weekly Sinn Féin newspaper, “The Factionist.”

The publication, which has been in circulation for several months, has been known for its outspoken advocacy of Sinn Féin policies and ideals as promoted by the movement’s leaders. The paper’s suppression represents a significant escalation in the ongoing conflict between the authorities and the burgeoning Sinn Féin movement, which seeks greater autonomy and self-determination for Ireland.

The raid has sparked outrage among Sinn Féin supporters and sympathizers, who view it as an attack on freedom of speech and an attempt to stifle dissent. It remains to be seen how this latest development will impact the growing momentum of the Sinn Féin movement and its campaign for Irish independence.

Evening Herald (Dublin) – Thursday 19 July 1917

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