Ireland (disambiguation)

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Ireland usually refers to:

  • Ireland, an island in north-western Europe, and the countries located on it:
    • Republic of Ireland, or Ireland (Irish: Éire), a sovereign state that comprises about five-sixths of the island
    • Northern Ireland, a constituent country of the United Kingdom that comprises the north-eastern sixth of the island

Ireland may also refer:

Former political arrangements[edit]

  • Irish Free State, the name, from 1922 to 1937, of the dominion comprising briefly all of Ireland and thereafter 26 of the island's 32 counties
  • Irish Republic (1916), a short-lived unrecognised independent state that existed in parts of Dublin during Easter Week, 1916
  • Irish Republic, an unrecognised independent state declared between 1919 and 1922
  • Southern Ireland, the name, from 1921 to 1922, of a 26-county constituent country of the United Kingdom established on the same day as Northern Ireland
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the name of the state of which Ireland formed a part between 1801 and 1922
  • Kingdom of Ireland, the name given to the Irish state from 1541 to 1801
  • Lordship of Ireland, a nominally all-island Irish state created in the wake of the Norman invasion of the east coast of Ireland in 1169
  • Gaelic Ireland, the political order that existed in Ireland before the Norman invasion

(arranged in reverse chronological order)

Irish Ireland[edit]

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