Free State Army.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland. – in the House of Commons on 13th July 1922.

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That matter was very fully discussed when the Irish Free State Bill was going through, and if the Noble Lord would read up that Debate he would get a great deal of information on the subject out of it. As to what was considered a fair interpretation of the limit in this respect, it was stated on that occasion that between 30,000 and 40,000 men would be a fair interpretation.