Until 1 October 1916 time in all of Ireland was based on Dublin Mean Time which was GMT minus 25 minutes.


2 Comments on “The strangest thing I’ve learned today”

  1. Archiseek says:

    Thats like Newfoundland – which is half an hour off the next province in Canada….

    More bizarely, St Boniface and Winnipeg in Manitoba almost went to war against each other based on adoption of Summer Time – they’re now the one city and separated by a river.

  2. elly parker says:

    That is a truly bizarre anecdote! It’s probably the kind of thing that would make you a killer in a pub quiz! :-)

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