100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 26 April 1923

26 APRIL 1923

Viscount Astor stated in the House of Lords that there needed to attention to the lack of proper housing, the need for slum clearance and for better town planning.

The Government secured a 200 majority in the House of Commons for the Housing Bill.

The Irish Free State announced that certain citizens of Dublin would be allowed to own firearms.

Three members of the Irregulars involved at the incident at Kerry Cave were executed.