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The Main Index of Irish History Links

History Timeline A comprehensive timeline of Irish History up to the present day, with links to other sites.

History Links Thousands of links to other websites through all periods of Irish History.

Miscellaneous Links Miscellaneous links including YouTube, Vicipéid, childrens' sites, histories of religion and racism, animals in Irish History, and events from the recent conflict including Monaghan/Dublin, Omagh and the latest from the North.

Documentation Historical documents and images from Irish History.

Pages Miscellaneous pages, including contributions from visitors to the site.

Tourism A guide to tourist-related sites in Ireland.

Irish Historian A link to Irish Historian, the sister site of Irish History Links.

Sitemap A list of all pages on the site.

Latest Revisions A list of latest developments on the site. Also includes a description of monitored links and a list of links that have been removed.

Contributions Request for contributions to the site and offers free pages. No longer links directly from the main page.

Links to other history websites covering all periods of Irish History

Early Ireland Ireland before Christianity.

Christianisation The Christianisation of Ireland.

The Vikings The time of Viking invasions in Ireland.

The Normans The Norman invasion of Ireland.

The Erosion of English Power The fourteenth and fifteenth centuries in Ireland.

The Sixteenth Century (Tudors) Ireland during the sixteenth century.

The Ulster Plantation The first half of the seventeenth century, including the Flight of the Earls, the Ulster Plantation and 1641.

The Later Seventeenth Century The second half of the seventeenth century, including the time of Cromwell, the Battle of the Boyne, Siege of Derry and the Penal Laws.

The Early Eighteenth Century Ireland in the early eighteenth century.

The Later Eighteenth Century Ireland in the latter part of the eighteenth century, including the 1798 Rebellion.

The Act of Union and its Consequences The Act of Union and Robert Emmet.


Catholic Emancipation Catholic emancipation and Daniel O'Connell.

The Great Famine The 1845-49 Famine, including the genocide question.

The 1848 Rebellion The 1848 Young Ireland Rebellion.

The Fenians The Fenian movement in the nineteenth century.

Parnell and Land Reform Charles Stewart Parnell, land reform and the early Home Rule campaign.

The Gaelic Revival The Gaelic Revival (late nineteenth/early twentieth centuries).

The Ulster Covenant The Ulster Covenant.

The Easter Rising The Easter Rising, 1916.

The War of Independence The War of Independence, 1919-21.

The Civil War The Civil War, 1921 - 23.

The 1920s and 1930s in Ireland The 1920s and 1930s in Ireland, North and South.

The 1940s in Ireland Ireland during the Emergency, and the founding of the Republic.

The 1950s in Ireland Ireland in the 1950s and early 1960s.

The late 1960s and 1970s in Ireland Ireland in the late 1960s and the 1970s, with particular focus on the conflict in the North.


The 1980s in Ireland Ireland in the 1980s.

The 1990s in Ireland Ireland in the 1990s.

Ireland in the 21st Century Ireland 2000 - 2007.

Ireland 2008 News headlines from Ireland north and south in 2008.

Ireland 2009 Daily news headlines from Ireland north and south in 2009.

Ireland 2010 Daily news headlines from Ireland north and south in 2010.

Ireland 2011 Daily news headlines from Ireland north and south in 2011.

Ireland 2012 Daily news headlines from Ireland north and south in 2012.

Ireland 2013 Daily news headlines from Ireland north and south in 2013.

Ireland 2014 Daily news headlines from Ireland north and south in 2014.

Miscellaneous Links

Vicipéid: The Irish Wikipedia Links to the Irish language Wikipedia, Vicipéid.

Irish Language Sites Irish language sites including language learning, general interest, blogs, Irish societies and dictionaries.

History Links for Children Irish history sites for children.

Animals in Irish History The role of animals in Irish history and legend.

Irish History Videos YouTube videos on Irish History, from the Celts to modern times.

Irish History Book Reviews Reviews of books on Irish History.

The Omagh Bomb The events and aftermath of the Omagh bomb.

The Dublin and Monaghan Bombings The events and aftermath of the Dublin and Monaghan bombings.


Recent Timeline of the Trouble in the North Timeline of paramilitary activity, sectarian trouble and political developments since March 2009. Updated daily.

Religion in Ireland Religion in Ireland from its earliest origins to the present day.

Anti-Irish Racism in History Anti-Irish quotations from history.

Pictures, Causes and Contributions

Kilmainham Gaol Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin.

Sligo Famine Memorial The Famine Memorial at Sligo.

Troubles Images Images from the Troubles

More Images From the Troubles More images from the conflict in the North.

The National Memorial Arboretum Photographs of memorial to security forces personnel killed during the Troubles.

The Dublin Pro-Life March, 2007 Photographs from the Dublin anti-abortion march in July 2007.

Save Tara The Save Tara campaign (against a motorway through the Tara/Skryne valley).

Images of Ireland Some photographs of various places in Ireland, with links.

Images of Ancient Ireland The ancient sites of Ireland: Fourknocks, Tara, Monasterboice, Glendalough, Mellifont Abbey, Kildare, Slane Abbey, Aran.

Old Photographs of Ireland Images of Ireland in the 1920s and 1930s, taken from "The Spirit of Ireland" by Lynn Doyle.

Black and White Photographs of Dublin

Old black and white photographs of Dublin.

Colour Photographs of Dublin Historic colour photographs of Dublin.

Irish History Media Clips Thompson Trading's Irish History videos on the Famine and turf cutting.

Irish Societies in England A list of Irish societies and clubs and Irish studies departments in England.

Mise Éire The Mise Éire and Saoirse videos, now obtainable on-line.

Irish History Facebook Groups Facebook pages and groups relating to Irish history.

Stoker Dracula Festival 2010 Details of the Bram Stoker/Dracula Festival to be held in Clontarf, Halloween 2010.

Unidentified Easter Rising Flag Request for information on a flag left at a house during the Easter Rising.

Snow in Letterkenny Photos of snow in Letterkenny, December 2010, © Paddy O'Neill.

Images from Saorstát Éireann Old photographs taken from an 'artistic album' of Saorstát Éireann.

David Coulter's Street Scene A painting by Manchester artist David Coulter, inspired by images on this site.

Georgian Dublin Images of Dublin in the late 18th century and early 19th century.

Gabriel Woods, Author Books and writer by Gabriel Woods, Author.

Historical Documentation

Prehistoric Inishowen A passage from "Romantic Inishowen" by Harry Percival Swan.

The Venerable Bede The Venerable Bede's eighth century History: extracts concerning Ireland and Irish people.

A Jacobean Journal "A Record of Those Things Most Talked of During the Years 1603 - 1606" - published 1941.

A Memoir of Ireland Native and Saxon "Observations, Proofs, and Illustrations" from Daniel O'Connell's "Memoir of Ireland Native and Saxon". Deals with the seventeenth century.

Oliver Cromwell's letters
from Ireland, 1649/1650
Cromwell's letters taken from Thomas Carlyle's 'Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches II', first published 1845.

A Short History of the
English Colonies in America

Extracts involving Irish immigrants to Pennslyvania.
The Grosse Ile Tragedy A description of Grosse Isle/Ile, Famine Island, written 1909.

John Wesley in Ireland Letters written by the Methodist founder John Wesley during his time in Ireland.

The Age We Live In: 1829
A chapter from 'The Age We Live In' , written in 1882, dealing with the events of 1829.

A Plea for Peasant Proprietors "Ireland; Past, Present and Future" by the nineteenth century economist William T. Thornton.

Jail Journal

Extracts from John Mitchel's Jail Journal, written 1848/9.
Carlyle's Irish Journey, 1849 "Reminiscences of my Irish Journey in 1849" by Thomas Carlyle (entire book).

Carleton's Irish Peasantry, Volume One

Images from "Carleton's Irish Peasantry", Volume One.

Carleton's Irish Peasantry, Volume Two

Images from "Carleton's Irish Peasantry", Volume Two.

The Battle of the Factions "Battle of the Factions", a short story by William Carleton.

The Hedge School "The Hedge School", a short story by William Carleton.

Queen Victoria's Letters Letters of Queen Victoria from or about Ireland: 1837 - 1861

Gladstone and the Irish Revolution "New Phases of the Irish Revolution (1880 - 1882)" taken from John Morley's "The Life of Gladstone".

Parnell: The First Home Rule Bill Parnell and the First Home Rule Bill, from a book by John Ervine, published 1925.

Parnell: His Family Parnell's family background, from a book by John Ervine, published 1925.

The Gaelic Revival "The Gaelic Revival" by David Patrick Moran. First published in the New Ireland Review, 1899.

Is the Irish Nation Dying? An essay by David Patrick Moran.

Politics, Nationality and Snobs An essay by David Patrick Moran.

Windfall by Jane Barlow A story from Jane Barlow's "Irish Idylls", first published in 1892.

Wicklow Before 1912 Chapters on Wicklow from John M. Synge's 'In Wicklow and West Kerry'.

This Generation: Ireland 1900 - 1926 A History of Great Britain and Ireland 1900 - 1926 by Thomas Cox Meech, published 1928.

Limerick and Clare in 1935 "The Spirit of Ireland: Limerick and Clare" by Lynn Doyle.

The Irish Tangle for English Readers

Shane Leslie discusses Ireland in the first middle of the twentieth century.

The Irish Horse in 1944 Pictures and an article from The Irish Horse, 1944.

British Intelligence document from 1974 British intelligence document regarding the UDR, 1974.

Tourism section

Provinces Main tourism websites for Ulster, Leinster, Munster and Connacht.

Historical and Political Tourism Links to websites on historical and political tourism, covering ancient Ireland, Ireland's religious heritage, Ireland's political past, famine memorials and others.

Tourism Companies A list of tourism companies in Ireland.

Find Accommodation Links to the major hotel, rental and youth hostel sites in Ireland.

Haunted Ireland A guide to the haunted places of Ireland.

Castles A list of castle hotels in Ireland.