100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 5 April 1923

5 APRIL 1923

The German Government made a formal complaint about the civilians that were shot by the French occupying forces in Essen, stating that “the crime committed by French soldiers eclipses all their previous misdeeds”.

Members of the British Labour delegation to Dublin, including Arthur Greenwood, were refused permission to speak to the internees at Mountjoy Prison who had been arrested in the UK.

Fisherman on strike in Aberdeen attacked police with stones and coal forcing a baton charge from the officers.