Irish History Timeline
 

Irish History Timeline

Irish History Timeline
Important people, dates and events in Ireland
The Celts, the Vikings and Brian Boru
The Kildare, Tyrone and Desmond Rebellions
Enforcement of English Law in Ireland
Irish Civil War between the Free State army and IRA
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    600 BC 600-150 B.C. - Celtic tribes settled on the island  
         
    100 BC Arrival of the Gaels  
         
    0 The birth of Jesus Christ  
         
    14AD Death of Augustus and Tiberius, stepson of Caesar Augustus, becomes emperor until 37AD  
         
    33 AD Crucifixion of Jesus in the Roman province of Jerusalem and the origin of Christianity  
         
    432 Arrival of St. Patrick to help convert pagan Irish Gaelic Kings to Christianity  
         
    800 Ireland attacked by Viking Norsemen  
         
    920 Vikings established settlements at Limerick  
         
    940 Brian Boru was born who was the son of a leader of one of the royal free tribes of Munster  
         
    999 Brian Boru defeats the Vikings  
         
    1166 Reign of Rory O'Connor who was the last native High King of Ireland (1166-1175)  
         
    1167 Arrival of Normans at Baginbun in Co. Wexford which initiated the struggle between the English and the Irish  
         
    1388 The Statutes of Kilkenny: forbidding Irish/English marriages and prevented the use of Irish language, custom or laws  
         
    1500's Anarchy in Ireland and the failed Kildare Rebellion
Ireland were ruled by the senior nobles and monarchy of England
The Irish War also known as the Desmond Rebellions - A series of Rebellions regarding control over the province of Munster over three decades 1560's, 1570's and 1580's
 
         
    1594 The Tyrone Rebellion, also known as the Nine Years War from 1594 - 1603  
         
    1603 Accession of James 1 and the enforcement of English Law in Ireland  
         
    1641 Great Catholic-Gaelic rebellion for return of lands  
         
    1649 The Protestant Lord Protector of England, Oliver Cromwell, landed at Dublin. 2,000 Irish were killed and great part of Irish lands were confiscated and divided among the English. The population of Ireland was reduced by two thirds during Cromwell's rule when the Irish were sent as slaves to work on plantations in the islands in the Caribbean  
         
    1660 The English monarchy is restored by the accession of King Charles II  
         
    1689 Siege and relief of Derry
King James II's Parliament restores all lands confiscated since 1641
 
         
    1690 Battle of the Boyne: William of Orange (William III) lands at Carrickfergus and defeats James II at Battle of the Boyne  
         
    1695 Anti-Catholic Penal Laws were introduced  
         
    1700's By the early 1700's Catholics hold just 7% of land in Ireland  
         
    1798 Irish Revolution, the 'Young Ireland' rebellion failed  
         
    1845 1845-1849 The Irish Potato Famine: Many Irish emigrate to America and the population of Ireland drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration  
         
    1914 1914 - 1918 - World War 1  
         
    1916 Easter Rising in Dublin  
         
    1919 1919-1921: Irish War of Independence against Great Britain which ended in the Anglo Irish Treaty  
         
    1920 Government of Ireland Act 1920: Ireland was partitioned, with the unionist-dominated north east becoming Northern Ireland  
         
    1922 1922 - 1923 - Irish Civil War between the Free State army and IRA  
         
    1926 De Valera founds Fianna Fail  
         
    1937 The Constitution of "Eire"  
         
    1939 1939 - 1945 1939-1945 World War 2  
         
    1945 August:  The United States drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and WW2 ends  
         
    1949 Republic of Ireland declared  
         
    1951 1951-1962 IRA campaign in Northern Ireland  
         
    1969 British troops sent to Derry  
         
    1971 Unionist government of NI introduces internment without trial for suspected Republicans  
         
    1994 IRA declares cease-fire  
         
    1998 Initial peace-plan, the Good Friday Agreement, accepted by all parties  
         
Irish History Timeline

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