19th Century

The Irish Rebellion of 1867

The Fenian Rebellion of 1867

After the failed attempts to invade Canada by the Irish-American branches of The Fenian Brotherhood, the movement there was severely split between the supporters of…

The Fenian Brotherhood

The Fenian Brotherhood

In the aftermath of the Great Famine, Ireland was exhausted. The population had fallen dramatically through death from hunger and disease, and from mass emigration….

The great famine of Ireland

The Great Famine of 1845

Between the years of 1845 and 1852  famines struck Ireland along with disease that would leave nearly a million Irish people dead. In late 1845 a fungal…

Act Of Union 1801

The Act of Union 1801

At the beginning of the 19th century, England was still at war with France, and there were fears  that Ireland would once again resort to…

The History of Irish Diaspora

History of Irish Diaspora

Mass migration of the Irish peaked during the the Great Famine (An Gorta Mor) or commonly known as the Potato Famine of 1845-1850. The Famine in Ireland…