Ireland Partition

  • The Flight of the Earls

    The Gaelic lords of Unser fled, leaving the region open to English and Scottish settlement.
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    The Irish Potato Famine

    A period of mass starvation and disease in Ireland.
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    World War I

    The First World War.
  • Easter Rising

    The Republican and Catholic Nationalists rose up against the British rule.
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    Anglo-Irish War

    The Irish war of independence. Southern Ireland didn’t want to remain in the United Kingdom and fought for independence.
  • Creation of the Irish Free State

  • Creation of the Republic of Ireland

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    The Troubles

    A period of violence and civil rights between the ‘Unionists’ and the ‘Nationalists’.
  • Good Friday Agreement

    An agreement that put an end to The Troubles and resulted in a new government being formed, sharing power between the Unionists and the Nationalists.
  • Brexit

    The United Kingdom leaves the European Union, separating Northern Ireland from the Republic of Ireland.