Outreach in the Midst of Conflict: The Revd John Redmond in 1920s Belfast

by Prof. Brian M. Walker

The Revd John Redmond was a well-known figure in the columns of the Church of Ireland Gazette in the 1920s. He was vicar of the parish of Ballymacarrett in East Belfast, 1920-29, with its church dedicated to St Patrick, and spiritual home to more members of the Church of Ireland than any other parish in the country. In 1960 he published a record of his time at St Patrick’s which casts extra light on this decade. He played a key role in trying to bring peace to the streets of Belfast during riots of 1920, and…

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