Ireland (disambiguation)

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Ireland usually refers to:

  • Ireland, an island in 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 of Ireland[edit]

  • Irish Free State, a dominion from 1922 to 1937, comprising briefly all of Ireland and thereafter 26 of the island's 32 counties
  • Irish Republic, an unrecognised independent state declared between 1919 and 1922
  • Southern Ireland, a constituent country of the United Kingdom from 1921 to 1922, established on the same day as Northern Ireland
  • Irish Republic (1916), a short-lived unrecognised independent state that existed in parts of Dublin during Easter Week
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the United Kingdom until 1922, during which all of Ireland was part of the state
  • Kingdom of Ireland, 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)


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