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Adventure the simplest of eire with DK Eyewitness trip consultant: Ireland. This newly up to date trip consultant for eire will lead you instantly to the simplest sights this nation has to supply, from traveling ancient castles to exploring the nation-state alongside the magical Ring of Kerry to ingesting Guinness in Dublin's coziest pubs.

• broad itinerary innovations support plan journeys to eire by way of size of remain, no matter if you will have only one day to spend in Dublin or weeks to discover the countryside.
• local jogging maps via Dublin and Ireland's small cities exhibit you the attractions at a look and assist you utilize your visit.
• resort and eating place listings contain DK selection detailed recommendations.

Inside DK Eyewitness trip advisor: Ireland, you'll locate DK's well-known cutaway illustrations of significant architectural and old attractions, museum ground plans, and 3D aerial perspectives of key districts to discover walking, besides in-depth insurance of the country's heritage and tradition. Maps are marked with points of interest from the guidebook and contain a road index for Dublin.

With hundreds of thousands of full-color photos, hand-drawn illustrations, and customized maps that light up each web page, DK Eyewitness trip advisor: Ireland really indicates you this kingdom as nobody else can.

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The Boycotting of Landlords In 1880, troops guarded the crops of Captain Boycott, the first notable victim of a campaign to ostracize landlords guilty of evicting tenants. His name later passed into the English language. Charles Bianconi’s coach service, 1836 1815 First coach service begins in Ireland 1817 Royal Canal 1838 Father Mathew founds temperance crusade – five million Irish take abstinence pledge and whiskey production is reduced by half 1845 Start of Great Famine, which lasts for four years is completed 1800 1810 1803 Uprising, led by Robert Emmet, is crushed after feared Napoleonic invasion of England fails to materialize 1800 Act of Union: Ireland legally becomes part of Britain 1820 1830 1840 1829 After a five-year campaign by Daniel O’Connell, Catholic Emancipation Act is passed, giving a limited number of Catholics the right to vote Father Mathew THE HISTORY OF IRELAND  47 The Irish Abroad Eviction of Irish Farmers In the late 1870s, agricultural prices plummeted.

The melodeon is a basic version of the button accordion. Both these instruments are better suited to Irish music than the piano accordion. The uilleann pipes are similar to bagpipes and are generally considered to be one of the main instruments in Irish traditional music. The harp has been played in Ireland since the 10th century. In recent years, there has been a keen revival of harp playing in Irish traditional music. The banjo comes from the Deep South of the US and adds a new dimension to the sound of traditional bands.

Great strides towards “Home Rule” were made in Parliament by the charismatic politician Charles Stewart Parnell. Ireland in 1851 Areas where population fell by over 25 per cent during the Famine The ships that brought the Irish to America were overcrowded and feverridden, and known as “coffin ships”. Daniel O’Connell Known as “The Liberator”, O’Connell organized peaceful “monster rallies” of up to a million people in pursuit of Catholic emancipation. He was elected MP for Clare in 1828. Castle Clinton was used for processing new arrivals to New York prior to the construction of the huge depot on Ellis Island.

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