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Some key events from the 18th century to the present
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Last updated: 13/11/09 at 08:58
Approved by Dáil Éireann.
26 counties; 6 counties of Northern Ireland remained under British rule.
(lacking 36 who were in prison) : adoption of provisional constitution, declaration of independence.
73 Sinn Féin MPs elected to Westminster Parliament (including Constance Markievicz as first woman MP), but refused to take their seats.
This was passed in the House of Commons as Government of Ireland Bill, further progress deferred because of outbreak of the First World War.
This introduced compulsory purchase for estates where agreement could not be reached between vendor and purchaser.
This modified earlier land acts, compensating landlords with cash and dealing with a number of grievances arising from earlier legislation.
A period of intensified agrarian unrest when, in the face of declining prices for agricultural produce, tenants demanded rent reductions and withheld their rent, leading to evictions by landlords.
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Irish parliament abolished; from 1801 Ireland represented by 100 MPs at Westminster