History of Ireland
Prehistoric Ireland spans a period between the first known settlement around 8000 B.C. until the emergence of "protohistoric" Gaelic Ireland at the time of Christianization in the 5th century; Christi...
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Northern Ireland: Man Arrested Over Kingsmill Massacre Of 10 Protestant Workmen 40 Years Ago
A man has been arrested on suspicion of the sectarian murders of 10 Protestant workmen in one of the most notorious outrages of the Northern Ireland Troubles.
Boudicca, The Celtic Queen That Unleashed Fury On The Romans
"We British are used to women commanders in war; I am descended from mighty men! But I am not fighting for my kingdom and wealth now. I am fighting as an ordinary person for my lost freedom, my bruise...
Prince Charles Meets Sinn Féin Leader Gerry Adams
Prince Charles has met Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams at the start of his four-day visit to Ireland. Mr Adams was among a number of politicians to greet the prince at a reception at National University ...
Up The Banner Photography: Ancient Ireland
Ancient Ireland Mouments and Castles
Ancient Ireland
Ancient Ireland (prior to Viking and Norman invasion) 1/1.
Confederate Ireland
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Ancient Ireland
The prehistory of Ireland has been pieced together from archaeological and genetic evidence; it begins with the first evidence of humans, Mesolithic hunter-gatherers, settling in Ireland after 8000 BC...
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Celts
The Celts (/ˈkɛlts/, occasionally /ˈsɛlts/, see pronunciation of Celtic) were an ethnolinguistic group of tribal societies in Iron Age and Medieval Europe who spoke Celtic languages and had a simi...
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Hibernia
Hibernia is the Classical Latin name for the island of Ireland. The name Hibernia was taken from Greek geographical accounts. During his exploration of northwest Europe (c. 320 BC), Pytheas of Massi...
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Hiberno-Roman relations
Hiberno-Roman relations refers to the relationships (mainly commercial and cultural) which existed between Ireland (Hibernia) and the ancient Roman Empire, which lasted from the time of Julius Caesar ...
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Gaelic Ireland
Gaelic Ireland was the Gaelic political and social order that existed in Ireland from the prehistoric era until the early 17th century. Before the Norman invasion of 1169, Gaelic Ireland covered the w...
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Early Christian Ireland
The early medieval history of Ireland, often called Early Christian Ireland, spans the 5th to 8th centuries, from the gradual emergence out of the protohistoric period (Ogham inscriptions in Primitive...
Early Medieval Ireland 800-1166
The history of Ireland 800–1169 covers the period in the history of Ireland from the first Viking raids to the Norman invasion. The first two centuries of this period are characterised by Viking raids...
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Norman invasion of Ireland
The Norman invasion of Ireland was a two-stage process that began on May 1, 1169, when a force of loosely associated Norman knights landed near Bannow, County Wexford, at the request of Diarmait Mac M...
Norman Ireland
The history of Ireland from 1169–1536 covers the period from the arrival of the Cambro-Normans to the reign of Henry VIII of England, who made himself King of Ireland. After the Norman invasions of 1...
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Lordship of Ireland
The Lordship of Ireland (Irish: Tiarnas na hÉireann) was a period of feudal rule in Ireland between 1177 and 1542 under the King of England, styled as Lord of Ireland. The lordship was created as...
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Laudabiliter
Laudabiliter was a papal bull issued in 1155 by Adrian IV, an Englishman, purporting to give the Angevin Henry II of England the right to assume control over Ireland and to enforce the Gregorian Refor...
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Poynings' Law
Poynings' Law or the Statute of Drogheda (10 Hen.7 c.4 [The Irish Statutes numbering] or 10 Hen.7 c.9 [Analecta Hibernica numbering]; later titled "An Act that no Parliament be holden in this Land unt...
Tudor conquest of Ireland
The Tudor conquest (or reconquest) of Ireland took place under the Tudor dynasty, which held the Kingdom of England during the 16th century. Following a failed rebellion against the crown by Silken Th...
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Crown of Ireland Act 1542
The Crown of Ireland Act 1542 is an Act of the Parliament of Ireland (33 Hen. 8 c. 1) which created the title of King of Ireland for King Henry VIII of England and his successors, who previously ruled...
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Kingdom of Ireland
The Kingdom of Ireland (Classical Irish: Ríoghacht Éireann; Modern Irish: Ríocht Éireann) was a state in Ireland from the proclamation of King Henry VIII of England as King of Ireland by the ...
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Plantations of Ireland
Plantations in 16th and 17th century Ireland were the confiscation of land by the English crown and the colonisation of this land with settlers from England and the Scottish Lowlands.They followed sma...
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Constitution of 1782
The Constitution of 1782 is a collective term given to a series of legal changes which freed the Parliament of Ireland, a Medieval parliament consisting of the Irish House of Commons and the Irish Hou...
Acts of Union 1800
The Acts of Union 1800 (sometimes called the Acts of Union 1801) united the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland to create the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland with effect as...
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was established on 1 January 1801 under the terms of the Acts of Union 1800, by which the nominally separate kingdoms of Great Britain and Irel...
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Irish Republic
The Irish Republic (Irish: Poblacht na hÉireann or Saorstát Éireann) was a revolutionary state that declared its independence from Great Britain in January 1919. It established a legisla...
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Irish War of Independence
The Irish War of Independence (Irish: Cogadh na Saoirse) or Anglo-Irish War was a guerrilla war fought from 1919 to 1921 between the Irish Republican Army (the army of the Irish Republic) and the ...
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Anglo-Irish Treaty
The Anglo-Irish Treaty (Irish: An Conradh Angla-Éireannach), officially the Articles of Agreement for a Treaty Between Great Britain and Ireland, was an agreement between the government of the Uni...
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Irish Free State
The Irish Free State (Irish: Saorstát Éireann [sˠiːɾˠsˠˈt̪ˠaːt̪ˠ eːɾʲən̪ˠ]; 6 December 1922 – 29 December 1937) was the state established in 1922 as a Dominion of the British ...
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