The provisional Government of Southern Ireland (Irish: Rialtas Sealadach na hÉireann; lit., "Provisional Government of Ireland") was the provisional government for the administration of Southern Ireland between 16 January 1922 and 6 December 1922. The government was effectively a transitional administration for the period between the ratifying of the Anglo-Irish Treaty and the establishment of the Irish Free State. Its legitimacy was disputed by the Anti-Treaty delegates to Dáil Éireann.
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