Fortnight in review: Pictorial highlights Ed 24
Catch up with the top stories over the past fortnight. Click on images for full stories.
30 March - Ned Kelly’s captor dies in Australia
The death has taken place in Australia of Arthur Steele, the Australian policeman who was one of the central figures in the capture of the outlaw, Ned Kelly, in June, 1880.
2nd April - Cumann na mBan founded in Dublin
A new organisation of Irish women has been founded today at Wynn’s Hotel in Dublin.
2nd April - Irish Labour movement condemns ‘military junta’
The Irish Labour movement has launched a bitter attack on Sir Edward Carson and on the officers who have led the recent incident at the Curragh Camp.
2nd April - Meath Hunt begins in Boyerstown
The Meath hunt meeting began today at Boyerstown with fine and bright weather.
3rd April - Danish pirates and the 900th anniversary of the Battle of Clontarf
Good Friday 1914 marks the 900th anniversary of the Battle of Clontarf.
4th April - New song written for Irish Volunteers in Connacht
March and drill, brave Volunteers,
And make once more a glorious muster,
If you are forced to combat with
The rebellious clans of Ulster
6th April - Home Rule Bill passed again by House of Commons
The debate on the second reading of the Home Rule Bill was concluded in the House of Commons last night with a vote in favour of closure carried by a majority of 84.
7th April: Dry ship policy for US Navy
The Secretary of the US Navy has ordered the abolition of the use of liquor on board warships as well as in the shipyards and navy stations.