1945-1949 1969-1990


The northern Irish issue continued to be a major factor in Irish policy. In 1948 Ireland joined the COUNCIL OF EUROPE.
In 1961 Ireland joined EFTA; in 1965 a first application for EEC membership was refused; Ireland then signed the signed the Anglo-Irish Free Trade Agreement.
Emigration from Ireland, both to the industrial centers of Britain as well as to overseas immigration countries such as the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand continued, in high numbers (in proportion to its population).

1921-22 : The Irish Free State and Civil War, from BBC Education
Bernadette Whelam, Ireland and the Marshall Plan 1947-1952, from Four Courts Press, abstract
Ireland, in : Kenneth Janda, Political Parties : A Cross-National Survey
DOCUMENTS List of Irish presidents, prime ministers, from World Statesmen by Ben Cahoon
REFERENCE Article : Ireland, Republic of, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1950 pp.380-382, 1951 pp.385-386, 1952 pp.380-381, 1953 pp.379-380, 1954 p.380, 1955 pp.432-433, 1956 pp.369-370, 1957 pp.432-433, 1958 p.370, 1959 p.368, 1960 p.362, 1961 pp.367-368, 1962 pp.361-362, 1963 pp.479-480, 1964 pp.467-468 [G]
Article : Ireland, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1965 pp.455-456, 1966 pp.428-429, 1967 pp.450-451, 1968 p.449, 1969 pp.438-439 [G]
Article : Ireland, Republic of, in : Americana Annual 1957 pp.404-405, 1961 pp.383-384, 1962 p.388, 1963 pp.349-350, 1964 p.347, 1965 p.362, 1967 pp.371-372, 1968 pp.365-366, 1969 p.370, 1970 p.375 [G]
Article : Ireland, in : Funk & Wagnall's New Standard Encyclopedia Year Book 1952 pp.217-218, 1961 pp.169-171 [G]

This page is part of World History at KMLA
First posted on January 8th 2002, last revised on September 28th 2007

Click here to go Home
Click here to go to Information about KMLA, WHKMLA, the author and webmaster
Click here to go to Statistics

Impressum · Datenschutz