The Alternative Ulster Covenant

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The 28th September 2012 will be the centenary of Edward Carson’s Ulster Solemn League and Covenant, signed by northern unionists in protest against the Third Home Rule Bill for Irish self-government. Far less well known is the ‘Alternative Ulster Covenant’, signed in October 1913 by Protestants from County Antrim in support of Home Rule and against partition.

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