Statue in Dublin Castle, where the centenary to mark British handover took place. Photo: Reuters
Statue in Dublin Castle, where the centenary to mark British handover took place. Photo: Reuters
Ireland

Ireland marks 100 years since British handover of power

  • The handover was the culmination of years of war and revolution and followed the partition of the island and the creation of Northern Ireland
  • Ireland is coming to the end of a so-called ‘decade of centenaries’ that have seen the events leading up to Irish independence remembered and publicly discussed

Statue in Dublin Castle, where the centenary to mark British handover took place. Photo: Reuters
Statue in Dublin Castle, where the centenary to mark British handover took place. Photo: Reuters
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