Erse Free State

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Erse Free State

Saorstát Éireann (Erse)
Banner o Erse Free State
Great Seal o Erse Free State
Great Seal
Anthem"Amhrán na bhFiann"[1]
"The Sodgers' Song"
Location o the Erse Free State. Northren Ireland is in licht green
Location o the Erse Free State. Northren Ireland is in licht green
53°21′N 6°16′W / 53.350°N 6.267°W / 53.350; -6.267
Common leidsErse, Inglis
GovrenmentPairlamentar constitutional monarchy
• 1922–1936
George V
• 1936
Edward VIII
• 1936–1949
Argiebly George VI
(mair information)
• 1922–1927
Timothy Michael Healy
• 1928–1932
James McNeill
• 1932–1936
Domhnall Ua Buachalla
Preses o the Executive Cooncil 
• 1922–1932
W. T. Cosgrave
• 1932–1937
Éamon de Valera
6 December 1921
6 December 1922
• Northern Ireland opt-oot
8 December 1922
29 December 1937
Until 8 December 192284,000 km2 (32,000 sq mi)
After 8 December 192270,000 km2 (27,000 sq mi)
CurrencyPoond sterling (1922–27)
Saorstát poond (1928–37)
Precedit bi
Succeedit bi
Unitit Kinrick

The Erse Free State (Erse: Saorstát Éireann, Inglis: Irish Free State) wis the kintra frae 1922 tae 1937 makkit frae the Anglo-Erse Treaty. It wis a domeenion athin the Breetish Empire an wis makkit up o the 26 coonties that's nou the Republic o Ireland. It wad hae been makkit up o aw 32 coonties o Ireland but 6 coonties teuk up the chaunce tae opt oot an becam Northren Ireland. It follaed on frae the Breetish thocht o Soothren Ireland that ne'er cam tae be realised. The Erse Free State wis replaced bi the Republic o Ireland.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Offeecially adoptit in Julie 1926. O'Day, Alan (1987). Alan O'Day (ed.). Reactions to Irish nationalism. Continuum International Publishing Group. p. 17. ISBN 978-0-907628-85-9. Retrieved 28 Apryle 2011.

Coordinates: 53°20′52″N 6°15′35″W / 53.34778°N 6.25972°W / 53.34778; -6.25972