Politics in Ireland


Discover Politics in Ireland



The Treaty of London

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The Treaty of London is an Anglo-Irish agreement that was signed on December 6, 1921, and which put an...

The Irish voting system

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The voting system in the Republic of Ireland is far from being like the French voting system we know....

Irish Volunteers

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The Irish Volunteers are a militia founded in November 1913 to defend the Home Rule Act, a law designed...

Treaty of Westminster

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The Statute of Westminter (December 11, 1931) is a text recognizing the independence of all the dominions of the...

Home Rule

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After centuries of struggle to emancipate themselves from British rule, the Irish decided to act through diplomatic channels, launching...

Black and Tans

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“Black and Tans” is the name for a British army in the 1920s. Sadly famous for its acts of...

Dàil Eireann

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The Dáil Éireann (Gaelic name) is the Irish National Assembly of the Republic of Ireland. Although this assembly had...

Cumann na mBan

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The Cumann na mBan refers to an all-female nationalist Irish militia that operated in the years 1910-1920. Belonging to...

The Lisbon Treaty

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While Europe is trying more and more to build and assert itself in the world, here is that the...


What to expect?

Politics in Ireland is a subject that the Irish take very seriously. Indeed, the Irish historical past is proof of their interest in politics. Although their system is somewhat complicated to understand for someone outside Ireland, here are a few articles to help clear up the subject! Enjoy reading!