Women were granted limited voting rights in Ireland in 1918. Irish women were granted equal voting rights in 1922 when the Irish Free State broke away from the United Kingdom, and they were bestowed full voting rights in the United Kingdom in 1928.Continue Reading
The Representation of the People Act of 1918 granted all women in the United Kingdom the right to vote. However, women could only vote if they were over 30, and they had to belong to the Local Government Register. They could also vote if they were married to a member of the Register. Irish women could only vote if they owned property or if they were from a university constituency.
All women over the age of 21 could vote, regardless of property status, under the Representation of the People (Equal Franchise) Act of 1928 in the United Kingdom.Learn more about Modern Europe
The history of Irish immigrants in America begins in colonial times and picks up again in 1840 when Ireland suffered what is now known as the Great Famine. During the Great Famine, many Irish immigrants left Ireland and traveled to Boston, sending the Boston population from 30,000 people to 100,000 in the span of a single year.Full Answer >
Ireland has been inhabited for more than 7,000 years, and, as of 2015, it was home to roughly 4 million people. It was not until the British took control of the government that a single entity ruled the entire land and implemented the rules of feudalism. As the legend says, Ireland really is snake-free; it also lacks populations of other common animals. Finally, the Titanic's last port of call was in Cobh.Full Answer >
Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic covering 70,273 square miles and supporting a population of 4,125,000 people, as of July 2015. Over 1 million of that number lives in Dublin, Ireland's capital. Catholicism is the predominant religion of Ireland, and the unit of currency is the euro.Full Answer >
Ireland is a country located west of Great Britain. It is off the mainland of the European continent to the northwest of the coastline of France. Ireland is in the eastern portion of the North Atlantic Ocean.Full Answer >