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  • 1916: The Easter Uprising(2108 clicks)
  • A Rebellion Remembered: The Irish Easter Rising’s New Digital Archive(249 clicks)
  • A. Nicholson, Annals of the famine in Ireland, in 1847, 1848, and 1849(2981 clicks)
    Published New York: E. French, 1851. A contemporary account of the Irish famine.
  • About Local Ireland: 1798 Rebellions(2731 clicks)
    Good look into the rebellions.
  • Ballymoney and the 1798 Rebellion(2623 clicks)
  • Bawnboy Workhouse(2402 clicks)
    Photos of a workhouse.
  • Book of Kells(1558 clicks)
  • Brehon Law Project(3165 clicks)
    The Digital Corpus of Ancient Irish Law
  • Brief History of Ireland(702 clicks)
    YouTube video
  • Catastrophic Dimensions: The Rupture of English and Irish Identities in Early Modern Ireland, 1534-1(2404 clicks)
  • CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts(2432 clicks)
    "The online resource for contemporary and historical Irish documents in literature, history and politics."
  • Chapters of Dublin(2564 clicks)
    The history of Dublin, Ireland. Over 20 out of copyright books. Also historical photographs and general articles.
  • Chronology of Ireland(3382 clicks)
  • Coverage of the Irish Famine in the Times, 1846-1851(2214 clicks)
    In the London times.
  • Dungarvan Museum Society(1660 clicks)
    To present the history of Dungarvan and west Waterford area in a chronological order through a series of well illustrated panels and displays.
  • Ed Lengel, A "Perverse and Ill-Fated People": English Perceptions of the Irish, 1845-52(2012 clicks)
    The 150th anniversary of the Irish potato famine in autumn 1996 is already stirring a highly emotional reappraisal of the history of English treatment of Ireland. The belief that the racist English refused substantial famine relief to Ireland because of their hatred for the Celtic race is widespread both within and outside the scholarly community.
  • Edmund Spenser, A View of the Present State of Ireland(1883 clicks)
    Reprint of the 1596 book.
  • Enhanced British Parliamentary Papers on Ireland(1953 clicks)
  • Galway Archaeological and Historical Society, JNournal of(388 clicks)
  • Garda Síochána Historical Society - Irish Police History(1745 clicks)
    "The Society's aim is to bring the history and traditions of policing in Ireland (especially the history of the Garda Síochána) into the public arena in an organised fashion."
  • Great Hunger Archive, The(1396 clicks)
  • Hardiman, History of Galway(1259 clicks)
    James Hardiman (also known as Seamus O hArgadain) was trained as a lawyer and became sub-commissioner of public records in Dublin Castle.
  • Histories of the Famine(2006 clicks)
    The death of so many during the Famine can not be accounted for with a single explanation pointing a finger at one party or event. One must consult Cultural History, Political History, Economic History, History of Plants and of Fungus, the History of Climate and of Geology and who knows what other histories to even begin to describe the complex entity known as the Great Potato Famine.
  • History of the Great Irish Famine of 1847 (3rd ed.) (1902)(1199 clicks)
  • Interpreting The Irish Famine, 1846-1850(2636 clicks)
    The Irish Famine of 1846-50 took as many as one million lives from hunger and disease, and changed the social and cultural structure of Ireland in profound ways. The Famine also spurred new waves of immigration, thus shaping the histories of the United States and Britain as well.
  • Ireland History in Maps(2112 clicks)
    Excellent resource
  • Ireland, Peel and Repeal(1870 clicks)
  • Ireland: Primary Documents(775 clicks)
  • Irish Architecture Online(1855 clicks)
    Archéire is the online community for Irish architecture and design. It is intended to heighten awareness of architecture within Ireland, and to foster international awareness and dialogue. It is a diverse, growing collection of architectural sites, with emphasis ranging from history and preservation to current architectural developments and issues.
  • Irish Civil War, 1922-1923(887 clicks)
  • Irish History in Maps(1804 clicks)
    Excellent site.
  • Irish History on the Web(2225 clicks)
    Covers all of Irish history
  • Irish Military History(1989 clicks)
  • Irish Penal Laws(1993 clicks)
    "From the consolidation of English power in 1691 until well into the nineteenth century, religion was the gulf which divided the colonial rulers of Ireland from the native majority. This sectarian division resulted from deliberate government policy. It reached into political, economic, and personal life, through a series of statutes known as the Penal Laws. This site contains the texts of these laws."
  • Irish Republican History and Information(2216 clicks)
    Pre-20th Century | Easter Rising and Creation of Irish Republic|Irish Republican Army | Prisoners | IRSM history | Sinn Féin history | Other
  • Irish Resources in the Humanities(1104 clicks)
  • Land of Heroes(298 clicks)
  • Liberation of Ireland(2721 clicks)
    The 1916 Easter Rising - The Liberation - The Irish Revolution (1919-22) - The Irish Free State (1922-37) - Éire (1937-49) - The Republic of Ireland - Economic Gains - Political Developments - Shifts in Power - The Great Famine (external link) - Irish National Anthem - Irish Declaration of Independence - Irish National Anthem - Presidents & Taoiseachs
  • Michael Collins(1890 clicks)
    Irish revolutionary.
  • National Archives of Ireland(2437 clicks)
    Although a small sample of archival documents can be viewed on-line at this site, these pages mostly provide access to finding aids (item-level databases, lists of files, etc.), guides to research, and other information concerning the National Archives and its holdings. It is hoped that visitors will gain some idea of whether collections or documents held by the National Archives are likely to contain information of interest to them, and that they will also find information of use in planning a visit to the National Archives.
  • Navan Fort/Emain Macha(2052 clicks)
    "In Ireland to the west of Armagh city lies Navan Fort, the ancient Emain Macha, the first capital of Ulster and one of the most remarkable and mysterious Celtic monuments in the world."
  • Newgrange Passage Tomb(1256 clicks)
    Although not the oldest passage tomb in Ireland, Newgrange is without doubt Irelands best known prehistoric monument. Dated to around 3200 BC, Newgrange is 1,000 older than Stonehenge and centuries older than the great pyramids of Egypt.
  • Patrick Pearse [Padraig MacPiarais] (1879-1916)(1717 clicks)
    By John L. Murphy. Irish leader.
  • Personalities of Ireland in the period 1798-1803(1880 clicks)
    Short biographies of Edmund Burke, Frederick Hervey, Earl of Bristol, Sir Boyle Roche, Henry Grattan, John Philpot Curran, Richard Martin, Theobald Wolfe Tone, Lord Edward Fitzgerald Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh, Daniel O'Connell, and Robert Emmett.
  • Reinterpreting the 1798 Rebellion in County Wexford(1712 clicks)
    Kevin Whelan looks at the rebellion with a critical eye.
  • Remembering Bloody Sunday, January 30, 1972(1655 clicks)
  • Shaw's Dublin City Directory 1850(352 clicks)
    Trace as it was in 1850.
  • The "Confessio" of Saint Patrick(1732 clicks)
    Autobiography. Good on life in the British Isles.
  • The Famine(1755 clicks)
    Good introduction.
  • The Famine--"The Times"--and Donegal(1769 clicks)
    Published in The [London] Times in 1846.
  • The Great Irish Famine(1872 clicks)
    Thomas Archdeacon provides data as part of his course on the famine.
  • The Irish Potato Famine(2211 clicks)
  • The Norman Conquest of Ireland (12th Century)(2042 clicks)
    Translation of the account of Gerald of Wales (1146-1223).
  • The Normans & Maguire Kings of Fermanagh(1684 clicks)
    Short history.
  • The Normans in Ireland (1169-1535)(1876 clicks)
    From south Wales, the Anglo-Normans began the conquest of Ireland.
  • The Rebellion of 1798: A document facsimile pack(1268 clicks)
    These 17 facsimile documents plus explanatory information, chosen from the archives to illustrate different aspects of the 1798 Rebellion of the United Irishmen. The pack includes a note for teachers regarding the use of the pack for educational purposes.
  • The register of St. Nicholas Without, Dublin. 1694-1739(282 clicks)
  • The register of St. Nicholas Without, Dublin. 1694-1739 (1914)(292 clicks)
  • The Strange Disappearance of the Irish Crown Jewels(1752 clicks)
    Did the British take them?
  • Transportation Records Database to Australia(1815 clicks)
    "The National Archives of Ireland holds a wide range of records relating to transportation of convicts from Ireland to Australia covering the period 1788 to 1868. In some cases these include records of members of convicts' families transported as free settlers. To mark the Australian Bicentenary in 1988, the Taoiseach presented microfilms of the most important of these records to the Government and People of Australia as a gift from the Government and People of Ireland. A computerised index to the records was prepared with the help of IBM and is available for use at various locations in Australia."
  • United Irish Website(2049 clicks)
    "Welcome to the Linen Hall Library's United Irish Website, hosted by the Belfast Telegraph, containing a unique selection of contemporary sources of the period 1791-1803 which are held in the Irish and Local History Collections of the Linen Hall Library, Belfast's oldest library. Over 300 articles from the newspapers and periodicals of the day, extracts from polemical pamphlets, correspondence of the primary participants, and contemporary illustrations and maps were selected by Dr Brigitte Anton (Historian) and John Killen (Deputy Librarian of the Linen Hall Library)."
  • Views of the Famine(1935 clicks)
    Views taken from contemporary newspapers
  • Waterford City Archives(1627 clicks)
    Holds the Archives of Waterford City government from seventeenth century. Also repository for many private, business and institutional collections relating to the city and its environs.
  • Your Irish Roots(1986 clicks)
    Your Irish Genealogy, Irish Surnames and Irish Coat of Arms resource. Includes history