In this month: April 1919

1 April: Éamon de Valera elected president of Dáil Éireann


14-25 April: ‘Limerick Soviet’ takes place as a general strike organised by the labour movement in the city to protest against imposition of martial law; the strike committee takes on responsibility of maintaining supplies and public order in the city.


28 April: Covenent of the League of Nations signed in Paris.