100 Years Ago – 25 April 1922

25 April 1922

Raymond Poincaré, the Prime Minister of France, said at the Genoa Conference that France would only remain in the talks if no concessions were made to Germany or Soviet Russia.

A general strike took place in Ireland, with posters around Dublin noting that it was an “Irish Workers’ Republic”. The signatures of Labour leaders were added to the base of the posters, but it later transpired that these had been faked.