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Irish History from 1920 - 1925 AD

1920 AD
1st Black and Tans recruited
Sectarian riots in Belfast
Oct. 25: Lord Mayor of Cork, Terence McSwiney dies after force feeding on hunger strike in prison
Government of Ireland Act sets up six-county Parliament in North but nothing for the South
1921 AD
Craig succeeds Carson as Ulster Unionist leader
May 25: Dublin Customs House burned down
July 9: Truce between IRA and British Army
Dec. 6: Anglo-Irish Treaty is signed; Ireland receives dominion status; partition will create Northern Ireland
Dec. 8: Eamon de Valera publicly repudiates treaty 1922
1922 AD
Jan. 7: Dáil Eireann ratifies Treaty
Jan. 9: Griffith elected President
April 7: Special Powers Act passed for Northern Ireland; will be renewed until 1933 when it is made permanent
April 24: Labour Party commemorates of Easter Rising with general strike
April: Civil War begins in Ireland
June 16: Irish Free State is established; New Dáil is elected
Oct. 15: Leinster House Act made acts of war against Free State illegal
Royal Ulster Constabulary formed
1923 AD
May: End of Irish Civil War in Ireland
Aug. 27: General election sees 1st appearance of Cumann na nGaedheal, which received 409,000 votes against Sinn Féin's 286,000 votes
Sept.: Jim Larkin forms Irish Worker League as alternative to Labour Party and Communist Party of Ireland
Oct. 13: Mountjoy hunger strike
1924 AD
July 16: Eamon DeValera released from prison
1925 AD
Boundary Commission agrees to maintain existing border
DeValera begins to question abstention policy
Summer: IRA launches weekly newspaper, An Phoblacht

Ireland's Provincial Flags
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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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