Republic of Ireland—Poblacht na hÉireann
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Key Historical Events. In April 1916 an insurrection against British rule took place and a republic was proclaimed. The armed struggle was renewed in 1919 and continued until 1921. The independence of Ireland was reaffirmed in Jan. 1919 by the Irish Parliament (Dáil Éireann), elected in Dec. 1918.


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Further Reading

  1. Central Statistics Office. National Income and Expenditure (annual), Statistical Abstract (annual), Census of Population Reports (quinquennial), Census of Industrial Production Reports (annual), Trade and Shipping Statistics (annual and monthly), Trend of Employment and Unemployment, Reports on Vital Statistics (annual and quarterly), Statistical Bulletin (quarterly), Labour Force Surveys (annual), Trade Statistics (monthly), Economic Series (monthly).Google Scholar
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  • Brian Hunter

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