Irish History
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Irish History from 1870 - 1890 BC

1872 AD
Rioting in Belfast following Catholic Lady Day march.
1875 AD
Charles Stewart Parnell elected as Member of Parliament for County Meath.
1879 AD
Irish National Land League founded following initiative by Michael Davitt.
1879 - 1882
Land War in Ireland.
1880 AD
Captain Boycott and evictions.

1881 AD
Gladstone's second Land Act. Irish Coercion Bill and obstructionism.
Charles Stewart Parnell imprisoned in Kilmainham Jail.
1882 AD
'Kilmainham Treaty' and Charles Stewart Parnell's release from Jail.
Phoenix Park murder.
1885 AD
Ashbourne Land Act.
Irish Loyal and Patriotic Union established.
1886 AD
June 1886: First Home Rule Bill was defeated.
Eight Catholics died in rioting which followed Protestant celebrations.
July 1886: Further rioting in the north of Ireland followed Orange Order parades. Official death toll reached 31 by the middle of September.
Ulster Loyal Anti-Repeal Union established.
1890 AD
Ireland is derived from the Irish word Éire adding the Germanic word Land.

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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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