1919 – Second Meeting of the first Dail.

(First meeting 21 January) At this meeting Éamon De Valera is elected President and Michael Collins, Minister for Finance. Other appointments for a parliament that was not recognised by England were: Minister for Home Affairs Arthur Griffith Minister for Foreign Affairs Count Plunkett Minister for Defence Cathal Brugha Minister for Labour Constance Markiewicz Minister for […]

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