100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 18 May 1923

18 MAY 1923

Raymond PoincarĂ©, the Prime Minister of France, said that the country’s troops would remain in the Ruhr Valley for as long as the Government wanted and until the Germans met their obligations.

Irish deportees released after the Art O’Brien legal case left Mountjoy Prison to arrive at Holyhead in Wales, with numerous of them claiming they had been badly treated by the Irish Free State authorities.

The Increase of Rent and Mortgage Interest Continuance Act and the Dangerous Drugs and Poisons Amendment Act received Royal Assent.