100 Years Ago – 13 January 1922

13 January 1922

Aristide Briand resigned as the Prime Minister of France following political opposition to his policy at the Cannes Conference.

King George V confirmed that there would be a general amnesty in respect of all political crimes committed in Ireland prior to the truce on 11 July 1921. All political prisoners were released from Mountjoy Prison in Dublin.

The death of Thomas Lough, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education and former MP for Islington West, was announced.