100 Years Ago – 22 December 1920

22 December 1920

45,000 Welsh miners went out on strike in support of ten colleagues who had been dismissed at Park Pit in the Rhondda.

Four soldiers from the Essex Regiment were kidnapped by armed men in Timoleague, in County Cork,

Liam de Róiste, the Sinn Fein MP for Cork, was released following his arrest the previous day.