An item about the new commander of police in Ireland and a Loyalist demonstration outside Parliament.
Intertitle: "GENL. SIR NEVIL MACREADY who has been appointed to command police and troops in Ireland ..."
C/U of General Sir Macready reading a document. C/U of the General lighting his pipe - he looks very stern and serious. C/U of Macready reading the document again, he uses a pencil to make notes on it.
Intertitle: "Irish Loyalist demonstration outside the House (of Parliament) during debate on Home Rule Bill".
M/S of a road beside the Houses of Parliament, a line of men wearing placards march at the curb side, horses and carts pass them, it appears to be raining heavily. C/U of the men - the placards contain slogans such as; "DO NOT HAND IRELAND OVER" and "ENGLISHMEN WILL YOU ABANDON IRISH LOYALISTS TO MEN WHO FOUGHT FOR GERMANY". The flow of demonstrators is interrupted when a man pushing a milk cart comes out of the gates to the House. C/U of two Irish Loyalist demonstrators. More shots of the demonstrators walking in the street, cars, pedestrians and horses pass them by (good general street scenes).