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Irish History from 1000-1500 AD

1014 AD
Brian Boru/ defeats Vikings at Clontarf, but is murdered.

1169 AD
Dermot MacMurrough, exiled king of Leinster, invites help
1170 AD
May 1, 1170: Arrival of Normans in County Wexford.
Arrival of Earl of Pembroke ('Strongbow').
1171 AD
'Strongbow' became King of Leinster. Arrival of Henry II.
1366 AD
Statutes of Kilkenny were introduced to try to stop the assimilation of the 'English born in Ireland' into the Gaelic way of life.

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 Gaelic is the Celtic branch of the Indo-European family of languages. About one person in five in Ireland can speak Irish today, but only one in 20 use it daily. In Scotland approximately 80,000 people speak Gaelic.
 Saint Patrick (about 389-461) is the patron saint of Ireland. Patrick was born in Britain.
  Ireland, together with Britain, joined the European Economic Community in 1973.
 The Celts and Ancient History, Bronze and Iron Age - The ancient culture of the Celts had settled in many European countries including Austria, Britain, Ireland, France, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland, Western Germany, Northern Spain, Turkey and Hungary.
The Irish Government is expected to call a General Election in Ireland for 2007.


   

 
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