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Plantation of Laois and Offaly

1556

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Munster Plantation

1586

2

Ulster Plantation

1609

3

Cromwellian Plantation

1652

4

American Revolution

1775-1781

5

American Declaration of Independence

1776

6

French Revolution

1789-1804 (incl. Reign of Terror)

7

Revolution in Ireland

1798

8

Act of Union

1800

9

The Great Famine

1845-49

10

Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA)

1884

11

Gaelic League

1893

12

Dublin Lockout

1913

13

Home Rule Crisis

1912-14

14

Easter Rising

1916-18

15

Solemn League and Covenant (Ulster Day)

28 September 1912

16

Irish War of Independence

21 Jan 1919 - 1922

17

The Anglo-Irish Treaty

1921

18

Irish Civil War

1922 - May 1923

19

Arthur Griffith and Michael Collins die

August 1922

20

Cinnamon na nGaedheal in power

1923-32

21

Fianna Fáil founded

1926

22

Shannon Scheme

1929

23

Fianna Fáil in power

1932-39

24

Economic war

1932-38

25

Anglo-Irish Agreement

1938

26

Failed Blueshirts march

August 1933

27

Bunreacht na hÉireann

1937

28

World War II

1939-45

29

The Emergency

1939-45

30

Inter-Party Government

1948-51

31

Mother and Child Scheme proposal

1951

32

Lemass in power

1959-66

33

Éamon de Valera becomes president and Seán Lemass becomes Taoiseach

1959

34

Teilifís Éireann

1961

35

The Arms Crisis

1969

36

Ireland joins EEC (EU)

1973

37

Celtic Tiger

Mid 90s - 2000

38

Government of Ireland Act

1920

39

NICRA civil rights movement

1967

40

Bloody Sunday

Sunday 30 January 1972

41

Sunningdale Agreement

December 1973

42

Anglo-Irish (Hillsborough) Agreement

1985

43

Good Friday Agreement

1998

44

League of Nations

1920

45

Wall Street Crash

1929

46

March on Rome

October 1922

47

Christopher Columbus sails to America

1492