[Letter from Roger Casement (Ballycastle, Antrim) to [Robert] Donovan, discussing plans for a Press Agency; Irish MPs and Home Rule; an article in the 'Freeman's Journal' on King Leopold's policy in Congo; anti-enlisting; anti-jurying; Irish trade and cus

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[Letter from Roger Casement (Ballycastle, Antrim) to [Robert] Donovan, discussing plans for a Press Agency; Irish MPs and Home Rule; an article in the 'Freeman's Journal' on King Leopold's policy in Congo; anti-enlisting; anti-jurying; Irish trade and customs.]



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{Left} could be illustrated and their story told to our young folk in all the little centres of Irish life. How much more vivifying and nationalising would such a propaganda be than, say the North South Election! We are losing sight of nationality altogether in our politics: the politics are a necessary evil in our position but we should not substitute them for the far higher cause they are meant to subserve. If my idea

{Right} of a Press Agency directed by the "Freeman" and widening thro' Ireland until it touches every paper in the land simultaneously can only be got to work we shall be opening a new chapter in National thought.

Money is of course needed for all these things - but the Lecturing Scheme would pay its own way once the U.I. League took it up.

RC

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