Army Unity Talks
On the Pro-Treaty side were Mulcahy, O’Duffy, O’Sullivan and McMahon and on the Anti-Treaty side were Lynch, O’Connor, O’Malley and Moylan.) They come up with various proposals to split the Minister of Defence and Chief-of-Staff between the two sides – along with concomitant splits in GHQ staff and Army Council. However, when Lynch brought these proposals back to the Four Courts, they met strong opposition. For detail of these negotiations, see O’Donoghue (1986) pgs 240-244; Hopkinson (1988), pgs 100-104.