[tz] [PROPOSED PATCH 4/4] * europe: Add Countess Markievicz's take on the Summer Time Act, 1916.
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Sat Nov 1 06:37:18 UTC 2014
europe | 8 ++++++++
1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)
diff --git a/europe b/europe
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@@ -290,6 +290,14 @@
# "Timeball on the ballast office is down. Dunsink time."
# -- James Joyce, Ulysses
+# "Countess Markievicz ... claimed that the  abolition of Dublin Mean Time
+# was among various actions undertaken by the 'English' government that
+# would 'put the whole country into the SF (Sinn Féin) camp'. She claimed
+# Irish 'public feeling (was) outraged by forcing of English time on us'."
+# -- Parsons M. Dublin lost its time zone - and 25 minutes - after 1916 Rising.
+# Irish Times 2014-10-27.
# From Joseph S. Myers (2005-01-26):
# Irish laws are available online at <http://www.irishstatutebook.ie>.
# These include various relating to legal time, for example:
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