Ireland (disambiguation)

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Ireland is an island in western Europe.

Ireland may also refer to:

Polities located on Ireland[edit]

  • 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

Former political arrangements of Ireland[edit]

  • Gaelic Ireland, the political order that existed in Ireland before the Norman invasion
  • Lordship of Ireland, a nominally all-island state created in the wake of the Norman invasion of the east coast of Ireland in 1169
  • Kingdom of Ireland, a state from 1541 to 1800, in personal union with England and Scotland
  • Confederate Ireland (1642–1649), an Irish government that controlled about two thirds of Ireland during the Commonwealth (or Interregnum)
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the United Kingdom from 1801 until 1922, during which all of Ireland was part of the state
  • Ireland (1801–1921), a constituent country of the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1921
  • Irish Republic (1916), a short-lived unrecognised independent state that existed in parts of Dublin during Easter Week
  • Irish Republic, an unrecognised independent state declared between 1919 and 1922
  • Southern Ireland (1921–22), a constituent country of the United Kingdom from 1921 to 1922, established on the same day as Northern Ireland
  • Irish Free State, a dominion from 1922 to 1937, comprising briefly all of Ireland and thereafter 26 of the island's 32 counties


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