Political developments in Ireland 3

Political developments in Ireland 3

As the anti-treaty Sinn Féin refused to enter the Dáil and the Labour Party has only a few representatives, Cumann na nGaedhael governed unopposed.  In 1923, O’Higgins who was made Minister for Home Affairs, set up the Garda Siochana to replace the RIC.  Other measures were undertaken to achieve a more peaceful Ireland e.g. Curragh Mutiny in 1924.  Small farmers were also given more land and the Agricultural Credit Corporation was set up to provide low-intere...

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