100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 25 March 1923

25 MARCH 1923

The press reported that the Government was under pressure to leave Iraq as the cost of maintaining a presence in the area was high.

A number of cinemas in Dublin were attacked after Republicans demanded that they closed because of recent executions of members of the Irregulars.

There were nine wards up for election on Leyton Urban District Council, with Labour losing two of them to the Ratepayers’ Association.