1919 – Daíl Éireann meets for the very first time at Mansion House, Dublin.

The First Dáil and the general election of 1918 have come to occupy a central place in Irish republicanism. The 1918 general election was the last occasion on which the entire island of Ireland voted in a single election. The landslide victory for Sinn Féin was seen as an overwhelming endorsement of the principle of a united independent Ireland.Seán MacEntee, who died on 10 January 1984 at the age of 94, was the last surviving member of the First Dáil.

Source: 1919 – Daíl Éireann meets for the very first time at Mansion House, Dublin.

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