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In this month: February 1919

3 February: Éamon de Valera escapes from Lincoln Prison.

From Century Ireland: De Valera in sensational escape from Lincoln Prison.

 

7 February: Thomas Johnson and Cathal O’Shannon admitted as Irish representatives to the International Labour and Socialist Conference – the ‘First International’ – in Berne, Switzerland.

From the Irish Trade Union Congress: Ireland at Berne.