Northern Ireland history
Northern Ireland is one of the four countries of the United Kingdom situated in the northeast of the island of Ireland. It was created as a separate legal entity on 3 May 1921, under the Government of Ireland Act 1920. The new autonomous Northern Ireland was formed from six of the nine counties of Ulster: four counties with ...
Victories by English forces in that war and further Protestant victories in the Williamite War in Ireland toward the close of the 17th century solidified Anglican rule in Ireland. In Northern Ireland, the victories of the Siege of Derry (1689) and the Battle of the Boyne (1690) in this latter war are still ...
Date Summary Event 400s AD St Patrick Saint Patrick brought Christianity to Ireland. Patrick had been had been taken to Ireland as a slave. He escape.