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Irish History from 1850 - 1870 BC

1850 - 1872 AD
Party Procession Acts again enforced.
1856 AD
James Stephens returned to Ireland.
1857 AD
July 1857: Ten days of serious rioting in Belfast following clashes surrounding the Orange Order parades on July 12th.
1858 AD
James Stephens formed an organisation that was to become the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB).
1863 AD
The Irish People newspaper founded.
1864 AD
Rioting in Belfast over the O'Connell monument in Dublin.
1865 AD
James Stephens arrested but later escapes from jail.
1866 AD
Kelly, an American Civil War veteran traveled to Ireland and took charge of preparations for a Fenian rising.
1867 AD
February 1867: Abortive raid on Chester Castle.
March 1867 Failed Fenian Uprising.
July12, 1867: Orangemen march in County Down in defiance of a ban on parades.
September 1867: Kelly rescued from a police carriage in Manchester.
November 1867: Allen, Larkin and O'Brien executed.
December 1867: Explosion at Clerkenwell.
1868 AD
Gladstone became Prime Minister.
Protestant Church was disestablished in Ireland.
1870 AD
Gladstone's first Land Act.

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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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