1919 – Second Meeting of the first Dail.

(First meeting 21 January) At this meeting Éamonn de Valera is elected President and Michael Collins, Minister for Finance. Other appointments for a parliament that were not recognised by England were:

Minister for Home Affairs Arthur Griffith

Minister for Foreign Affairs c

Minister for Defence Cathal Brugha

Minister for Labour Constance Markievicz

Minister for Local Government W. T. Cosgrave

Minister for Industries Eoin MacNeill

Minister for Irish Seán T. O’Kelly



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