Irish History

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Irish Politics and Culture
Northern Ireland
Dublin History
Irish Famine
English Rule in Ireland
War of the Three Kingdoms
Irish Rebellion
Saint Patrick
Irish History Sources
Vikings in Ireland
Irish Mythology
Cromwell’s Invasion
Irish Slave Myth
Ireland and the World Wars
Norman Ireland
Irish Land War
The Ascendency
Waterford History
Flight of the Earls
Irish Civil War
Irish War Of Independence
Irish Plantations
Irish History: Further Reading
Ireland and Brexit
Irish Government and Church History
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Irish Politics and Culture

A search for names featuring the fada on the CSO website will return a message saying no records exist for those names

If your name is Timothy or Pat you’re grand, but if it’s Seán or Róisín you don’t exist

A search for names featuring the fada on the CSO website will return a message saying no records exist for those names

Northern Ireland

Take a look at all the nine counties in the Irish province of Ulster, which contains all of Northern Ireland, and three counties of the Republic. Best Of Ireland, Camping List, Emerald Isle, The Province, Best Sites, Future Travel, The Republic, Ireland Travel, Northern Ireland
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Visiting the 9 Countries in the Province of Ulster

Take a look at all the nine counties in the Irish province of Ulster, which contains all of Northern Ireland, and three counties of the Republic.

Dublin History

The Adelphi Theatre during the Georgian period. Named after the Adelphi Buildings, a block of 24 unified neoclassical terrace houses occupying the land between and the

Queen's Theatre, Dublin

Irish Famine

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English Rule in Ireland

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War of the Three Kingdoms

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Irish Rebellion

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Saint Patrick

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Irish History Sources

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Vikings in Ireland

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Irish Mythology

Cromwell’s Invasion

Irish Slave Myth

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Ireland and the World Wars

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Norman Ireland

Irish Land War

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The Ascendency

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Waterford History

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Flight of the Earls

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Irish Civil War

Military archives: Pension files highlight role of women in Irish wars and IRA’s 1922 massacre Military Archives, Military Service, Irish, Highlights, War, History, Collection, Historia, Irish Language

Military archives: Pension files highlight role of women in Irish wars and IRA’s 1922 massacre

A collection of military archives containing more than 4,300 new files on Military Service (1916-1923) Pension Collection have been released today. ...

Irish War Of Independence

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Irish Plantations

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Irish History: Further Reading

Ireland and Brexit

Irish Government and Church History

Other Pins

After a shockingly long period of neglect, research into Irish architectural history appears to be going through something of…

Dublin Civic Trust,

The Irish Cholera Epidemic in 1832 in the city slums and Dublin tenements. The Sisters of Charity in Dublin became the nurses at the temporary hospitals. Mary Aikenhead had a dream to open a hospital for the poor in Dublin and she achieved this. Slums, Dublin Ireland, Charity, Irish, Sisters, Irish Language, Ireland, Daughters, Big Sisters

Cholera Epidemic in Ireland in 1832 and The Irish Nuns

Learn about the Irish Cholera Epidemic in 1832 in the city slums and Dublin tenements. The Sisters of Charity in Dublin became the nurses at the temporary hospitals. Mary Aikenhead had a dream to open a hospital for the poor in Dublin and she achieved this.

The infamous organisation known as the Hellfire Club are the subject of many tales of debauchery and evil deeds. Sir Francis, Royal Society, University Of Georgia, Criminal Justice, Shop Signs, Book Recommendations, Memoirs, Irish, Club

Who were the Hellfire Club? | The Hellfire Club Archaeological Project

The infamous organisation known as the Hellfire Club are the subject of many tales of debauchery and evil deeds. But just how true are these stories?

The IRA in Tyneside was almost 500 strong and played a useful role in the War of Independence Liverpool Docks, The Ira, Irish People, Direct Action, Michael Collins, Self Determination, Free State, British Government, Normal Life
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Tyneside’s forgotten fight for Irish freedom

Dublin in late medieval times: small, smelly, busy and holy Dublin Castle, Dublin City, Irish Sea, Medieval Times, Holi, History, Business, Historia

Dublin in late medieval times: small, smelly, busy and holy

Martin Mansergh praises courage of the old IRA during the War of Independence Irish Independence, The Ira, Irish News, Self Determination, British Government, Historian, Constitution, War, Shit Happens
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Independence might not have happened without the IRA, historian says

A Brief History of British and Irish Languages - Starkey Comics Irish Sign Language, Welsh Language, Modern English, Old English, Words Containing, Scottish English, Norse Words, French Signs, Middle English

A Brief History of British and Irish Languages - Starkey Comics

Two charts and seventeen maps, showing how the languages of Britain and Ireland have changed since the Roman rule of Britannia ended 1600 years ago! First, check out this GIF I made! When most people think of the languages of Britain and Ireland, they probably think of English. It’s the language pretty much everybody speaks, […]

As Brexit tears Irish/UK relations apart, are upsides to Commonwealth growing? European Integration, British People, Making Connections, British Government, Foreign Policy, Commonwealth, Northern Ireland, Irish, History
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Dan O'Brien

It is not often that the British media pays attention to Irish foreign policy decisions. It is even rarer for an Irish foreign policy decision to get more coverage in Britain than in Ireland. That is exactly what happened last week.

100 defining moments of Ireland's past 100 years - Independent. Irish Free State, Croke Park, The Ira, Irish News, The Late Late Show, British Army, The Republic, Greed, Oppression
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100 defining moments of Ireland's past 100 years

Sex, violence, greed, money, sport, defiance, music, books, religion, recriminations, revenge, reconciliation and redemption. The story of the last 100 years is a gutsy one. It is a story of the animal spirits, of appetites, of sensuality, of emotion, of the baser things and the things that are the very essence of a life lived fully.

Three civil servants produced different options for temporary ‘exclusion zone’ in 1914 First Place, The One, Irish, Draw, History, Places, Historia, Irish Language, Sketches
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How was the Irish Border drawn in the first place?

Cosgrave and de Valera were on different sides of the revolutionary generation; Lemass was of the same generation but a revolutionary of a different kind when he came to office, late in life but bursting with impatient ideas. Job 1, Most Powerful, Revolutionaries, Ireland, Irish, Politics, History, Life, Ideas
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Cosgrave and de Valera were on different sides of the revolutionary generation; Lemass was of the same generation but a revolutionary of a different kind when he came to office, late in life but bursting with impatient ideas.

With the threat of a hard border looming, we look at how Northern Ireland came to this Irish News, Northern Ireland, History, Historia, Northern Ireland County
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The history of the Irish Border: From Plantation to Brexit

The history of the Irish Border: From Plantation to Brexit

Absolutism about the backstop will only drive Britain up a political cul-de-sac Britain, Irish, Study, War, History, Studio, Historia, Irish Language, Investigations

Diarmaid Ferriter: Tory Brexiteers should study War of Independence

Commemorations must not ignore horrific acts such as shorning and rape of women

Sexual violence a dark secret of War of Independence and Civil War

How French and Italian papers covered the conflict provided a valuable part of the narrative Paper Cover, Irish, War, History, Books, Historia, Libros, Irish Language, Book

The Irish War of Independence as seen by the international press

The Irish war of independence as seen by the international press

State papers: Ireland has ‘moral claim’ to paintings, UK’s National Gallery admits Old Row, Morals, Centre, Ireland, Irish, Paintings, History, Gallery, Paper
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State papers: Ireland has ‘moral claim’ to paintings, UK’s National Gallery admits