January 7

Published in On this Day listing

  • 1922 Dáil Éireann approved the Anglo-Irish Treaty (64–57).
  • 1928Francis Ball, historian, author notably of The Judges in Ireland, 1221–1921 (1926), an important source since the documents on which it was based were destroyed when the Public Record Office was blown up in 1922, died.
  • 1922 Dáil Éireann approved the Anglo-Irish Treaty by 64 votes to 57.
  • 1914 Patrick Weston Joyce, historian and musicologist, notably author of Origin and history of Irish names of places, died. He was the older brother of Robert Dwyer Joyce (1830–83), physician and songwriter, whose verses included ‘The boys of Wexford’.
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