July 1923

 

Jul-03

Noel Lemass is arrested by pro-Treaty forces.  His body is discovered in the Dublin mountains on October 12th.

 

Macardle (1999), pg 862; Dorney (2017), pg 259

July-20

After meeting between Cosgrave and Craig in London, Cosgrave announces that Eoin MacNeill would be the Free State’s representative on the Boundary Commission and around the same time made the formal request to the British Government to set up the Commission. This drew a hostile response from Craig who re-stated that he and his government would not recognise any Boundary Commission. Further work on setting up of the Boundary Commission is delayed, in any case, by the announcement of an election in the Free State for the 27th August.  Comment

 

Phoenix (1994), pgs 290-292

Jul-23

In an interview, de Valera says that the war is finished.

 

 

Jul-31

Anti-Treatyite, Henry McEntee, is picked up on Capel St, Dublin and his body is found is a field in Finglas.

Dorney (2017), pg 259

July

Tom Barry resigns from the anti-Treaty army Executive after he fails to get the Executive to agree to an amnesty and the handing over of arms.

 

Hopkinson (1988), pg 260

 

 

 

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