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January 22, 1919

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1919

* Sinn Fein proclaims parliament of Free Ireland
* Dail Eireann - Irish republic

The top of the front page has one column headings: "IRISH PARLIAMENT PROCLAIMS THE IRISH REPUBLIC" "Declaration of Independence Read to First Sinn Fein Assembly in Dublin" "Proceedings In Gaelic" and more. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 22 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

wikipedia notes: In the 1918 general election, Sinn Féin won 73 of Ireland's 105 seats, and in January 1919, its MPs assembled in Dublin and proclaimed themselves Dáil Éireann, the parliament of Ireland. 

Category: The 20th Century

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