Ireland history timeline
This is a timeline of Irish history, comprising important legal and territorial changes and political events in Ireland. To read about the background to these events, see History of Ireland. See also the list of Lords and Kings of Ireland and Irish heads of state and the list of years in Ireland. This is a dynamic list and may never be ...
A comprehensive timeline of Irish history from 8000 BC to the present.
During these years, Old Irish laws were in force. At the Synod of Whitby, Irish and English Christians argued over the date of Easter. It was not until 716 that Iona accepted the Roman Easter. A time of severe famine and plague. This was the period of 'Classical Old Irish'. The Vikings began to raid Ireland. In 802 and 806 they ...