100 Years Ago – 14 February 1922

14 February 1922

Michael Collins, the Chairman of the Provisional Government, sent a message to the National Secretary of the American Association for the Recognition of the Irish Republic asking it not to support the coup d’etat being planned by the Republican Party against the new Government of Ireland.

Seventeen Sinn Fein convicts were pardoned and released from Peterhead Convict Prison.

A fresh outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease was confirmed on a farm in Greater Edinburgh.