Gives tenant farmers the right to compensation if they have made improvements to land. This was fiercely opposed by Parnell.
Home Rule League is founded?
The Home Rule League replaced the Home Government Association
The Irish National Land League is formed. Charles Stewart Parnell is leader.?
Demands the '3 fs,' fair rent, fixity of tenure, and free sale of land.
'Boycott' is coined?
Land Law Act which grant the '3 f's'?
Gaelic Athletic Association founded?
First Home Rule bill rejected by British Parliament?
Fall of Parnell?
The Fall of Parnell marks a shift in focus within Ireland. Focus turns to land settlement, cultural revial, and organized labor politics
Lecture by Douglas Hyde on necessity to revive Irish language and de-anglicize Ireland?
gaelic League founded?
2nd Home Rule Bill passed by House of Commons, rejected by House of Lords?
Arthur Griffith founds Sinn Fein?
Sinn Fein is nationalist, not seperatist
Ulster Volunteer force founded by Carson?
Irish volunteers, a military organization of Irish Nationalists(their stated goal was not a republic), led by MacNeil, formed the following year, largely in response to Ulster Volunteers. Irish Volunteers made up of Gaelic League, Sinn Fein, and secretly, some IRB
3rd Home Rule Passed, but put on hold because of WWI?
John Redmond, leader of Irish Parliamentary Party, conceded.
April 24. The IRB was determined to use the Irish Volunteers for offensive action while Britain was tied up in WWI. Patrick pearse led the insurrection, and when Macneil found out what was going on, he attempted to stop it and succeeded in confining it. James Connolly's Irish Citizen Army was also involved.
Sinn Fein MPs elected to British Parliament, but refuse to take seats, and form the Dail Eireann in Dublin?
DeValera is President of Dail
Irish Volunteers become Irish Republican Army?
The War of Independence Begins?
IRA fights a guerilla war. Attacks on police barracks. British deployed 'Black and Tans.'
British parliament accepts Home Rule law?
November 21. Michael Collins' squad shoots down 11 British Intelligance officers. Inretaliation, British 'Black and Tans' kill 14 innocent people at football game
Government of Ireland Act?
December 23. 2 Parliaments are formed in Ireland. One in North and One in South. Both are to have their own Prime minister, but are to be subordinate to the British parliament. In 1921, when Sinn Fein wins almost all seats for Southern Parliament, they carry on meeting in Dail.
Truce is made between IRA and the British?
Ireland to become Free State
Anglo-Irish Treaty Partitions Ireland-Gives Northern Ireland option to stick with Great Britain?
Narrow majority of Dail is pro-treaty, so Dail agrees, but this causes a civil war to break out between pro/anti treaty. Provisional Government (pro-treaty) forms Free State Army and the Republican opposition (anti-treaty) fights against them