Irish History referat

Irish History












St Patrick returned to Ireland

Dublin is founded

Henry 2. invades Ireland

Henry 8. becomes King (Ireland)

James1.(England) gave English and Scottish settlers land in Ireland-Ulster Plantation

the Irish rebelled but were defeated

Oliver Cromwell took away all the political power from the Irish

James 2.was king of England(Catholic)- parliament was dissatisfied

His son in law became king- William of Orange(3.)(Protestant)

James was forced to leave England and fleed to Ireland ¯

In the Battle of Boyne fought King James and William of Orange against each other James 2. was defeated on 12th July

Act of Union- Ireland became part of the United Kingdom and was ruled direct from London

Catholics are allowed to be MP’s (Members of parliament)

Great Famine

Easter Rising (Osteraufstand)- a rebellion for an independent Ireland- was defeated by the British Army

Ireland is divided

Demonstrations began, Catholics fought for equal rights

>civil right marches

Bloody Sunday- the British Army had shot 13 Catholics

Anglo-Irish Agreement

Downing Street Agreement

Good Friday (Karfreitag) Agreement- 10th April

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