100 Years Ago – 16 January 1922

16 January 1922

David Lloyd George, the Prime Minister, returned back to the UK from France and confirmed that the draft of an Anglo-Belgian defensive treaty had been signed.

The Peace Treaty between the United Kingdom and Ireland was ratified in Dublin, with a Provisional Government being established.

The strike of railwaymen in Dublin was postponed for a week to allow time for further talks.