100 Years Ago – 28 April 1922

28 April 1922

David Lloyd George, the Prime Minister, said that Germany and Russia could not be kept down by force, with a need for patience, understanding and goodwill to ensure agreement.

A dispute took place in Mullingar between regular and irregular troops, with two men being killed and a further seven seriously wounded.

It was reported that a German company had been awarded the contract to reconstruct Petrograd (now St. Petersburg) which would involve repairing buildings, railway lines, water supply networks and other key services.