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Ireland - History

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Ireland - History
 
QCM 29 QUESTIONS
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The story of Ireland is linked to the story of...

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Celtic tribes arrived in the island of Ireland between...

3

St. Patrick arrived in Ireland in...

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With the arrival of St. Patrick...

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After the arrival of St. Patrick, the early Irish art flourished. One book is particularly famous (800), this is...

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Which of these names is that of the most important High Kings of Ireland?

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The Vikings invaded Ireland between...

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The Viking invasion was followed by...

9

An English king proclaimed himself Lord of Ireland. It was...

10

This English king proclaimed himself Lord of Ireland in...

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When were the Statutes of Kilkenny established?

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What was/were the aim(s) of the Statutes of Kilkenny?

13

Who was responsible of the Act of Supremacy in 1534?

14

The period between 1550 and 1650 is known for 'the Plantation'. What is this?

15

During the 17th and 18h Centuries, Ireland was hit by wars (e.g. 1649-1653), battles (e.g. 1690), famine (e.g 1740-41), rebellion (1789)...

16

When did the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (i.e. union between Ireland and Britain) appear?

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Before the Great Famine, Anglo-Irish landowners grew grain...

18

What are the consequences of the Great Famine?

19

True or false : Some Irish people decided to go to England.

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The aim of the Home Rule movement (1880s) was...

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The 3rd Home Rule Bill finally became law in...

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The Easter Monday Rebellion (1916) was followed the same year by...

23

What happened in 1919?

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What happened in 1921?

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In the Partition of Ireland, six north-east counties remained part of the United Kingdom. How many southern counties gained autonomy from the UK?

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What was the name of the southern part of Ireland which had gained autonomy but was still within the Commonwealth?

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In which year was the Republic of Ireland declared?

28

In 1995, the President of the Republic of Ireland, Mary Robinson, talked about 'cherishing the Irish Diaspora' and said that 70 million people worldwide can claim Irish descent.

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In 1995, the President of the Republic of Ireland, Mary Robinson, talked about 'cherishing the Irish Diaspora' and said that 50 million people worldwide can claim Irish descent.


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