This Month in Irish History

General Irish History Links

Ireland History in Maps

Maps of Ireland and Northern Ireland

Division 61 Reading List

Irish Battles

Conflicts in Ireland

Wars of Ireland

History of Dublin

The Statutes of Kilkenny
(Actual Text)

Wikipedia article on Statutes

History of An Garda Siochana

The Irish in Political Cartoons

Glasnevin Cemetery


Famous People Buried in Glavnevin Cemetery



Histories of Irish Counties

History of Ulster


The Irish Diaspora
Info on the Irish in America and around the World (from a historical perspective).


Ancient Ireland

Ancient Ireland
Ancient Ireland
From Irish Maps site.

Prehistoric Ireland

Stones of Ireland


Lebor Book of Invasions

Book of Leinster

Irish Calendar


The Golden or Monastic Age
The Irish Monastery Movement (**** site)
Monastic Ireland
St. Brendan's Isle or Who Really Discovered America?
Monastic Ireland
List of Irish Monastic Houses

The Viking Invasions
Vikings in Ireland
Vikings in Ireland
Ancient History Encyclopedia
Brian Boru
Book of Durrow
Art work from The Book of Kells
Book of Kells
The Book of Kells and the Art of Illumination

  THE CATHACH / The Psalter of St. Columba
Wiki site on Cathach


The Rise of Feagh McHugh O'Byrne in Gaelic Leinster
Flight of the Earls

Irish Penal Laws

Hedge Schools
Ye Hedge School
Irish Hedge Schools

Agrarian Societies
Hearts of Oak
Peep O'Day Boys vs Defenders

Time of the United Irishmen

1798 Rebellion

Dwyer, Michael (1772 - 1825)
Michael Dwyer - Wikipedia Bio

Emmet's Rebellion  (1803)

Honor Roll of 1803

Robert Emmet

Robert Emmet Society

The Grave of Robert Emmet

Emmet's speech on the eve of his execution

Miles Byrne


The Era of  TheYoung Irelanders, The Fenians and Home Rule

Daniel O'Connell

Daniel O'Connell (1775-1847)

Catholic Emancipation

The Young Ireland Movement (c.1840's)
Thomas Osborne Davis (1814-1845)

Articles by Davis
The History of Today
The Resources of Ireland
The Irish Parliament of James II
John Blake Dillon

Charles Gavan Duffy (1816 - 1903)
James Fintan Lalor (1807-1849)
"Honest" John Martin

The Partial Diary of "Honest" John Martin, Young Irelander, 1812-1875 Co. Down, Ireland
Honest John Martin (Bio)
Thomas D'Arcy McGee (1825 - 1868)
Thomas D'Arcy McGee: Irish Founder of the Canadian Nation 
by William G. Davis
John Mitchell (1815-1875)
William Smith O'Brien (1803 - 1864)

The Fenian Movement

Fenian Brotherhood

Charles Stewart Parnell 

Home Rule

John Redmond


Irish Pirates

Grace O'Malley or Granuaile O'Malley

Grace O'Malley - Pirate Queen

Anne Bonny

Anne Bonny (Wiki)
Richard Noland
Philip Roche


Irish Military Regiments

The Royal Irish Rifles

Remembering the Great War - The Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association

Royal Munster Fusiliers

The Formation of the Royal Irish Rangers

The Rising of 1867

Manchester Martyrs

Manchester Martyrs (An account by James Connolly)

Fenian Rising at Kilbaha

The Easter Rising and the Birth of the Irish Republic

The 1916 Rising

1916 - The Easter Rising

The 1916 Rebellion

The Michael Collins
- Ireland's Lost Leader

Biogaphy: Eamon de Valera

Eamon de Valera


Harry Boland

Cathal Brugha
Cathal Brugha's Bio

Chronology of James Connolly
James Connolly Internet Archive

Notable Persons of the Rising
Maude Gonne
Countess Markievicz

Court Martial Proceedings

Roger Casement
Casement's Speech from the Dock

Ireland's National Anthem

The Origin of The Irish National Anthem


The Irish Civil War (28 June 1922 – 24 May 1923)

Cogadh Cathartha na hÉireann

The Irish Civil War 

The Irish Civil War 1922-23
A Military Study

Why There Was A Civil War In Ireland

North Kerry in the Irish Civil War
(and a bit before)

Free State Art
Judging Ireland by its Book Covers


Modern Day Ireland 1969 - Today

 Honor Roll of the Irish Republican Movement.

The Diary of Bobby Sands

Hunger Strike Commemorative Web Project

Bloody Sunday, January 30, 1972

Bloody Sunday Inquiry

Bloody Sunday Report




Events of Bloody Sunday

Birmingham Six
Guildford Four
Maguire Seven

Omagh Bombing (August 15, 1998)
Omagh Timeline

Center for Peace Building

Ballymurphy Massacre

Other Massacres

A Guide to Ulster Loyalism and Unionism Online


The Omagh Bomb
Extensive BBC site.

Who's Who in Northern Ireland
Identifying major factions and organizations affecting the course of events in Ulster.

Northern Ireland Elections
Who Won What When and Where? 

The Irish and Labor

(A separate page devoted to Irish influence on the Labor Movement.)


Presidents of Ireland

Oireachtas Éireann

The Constitution of Ireland

Background and History of the Constitution

World War I Aces of Ireland

Ulster WWI Memorials

Ballymoney Heroes

County Kildare - WWI

Irish Winners of the Victoria Cross

 Adams - Griffiths

 Hackett - Young

The Irish Neutrality in War II

Belfast Blitz
BBC account of Belfast Blitz
Includes historic photos and video.


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