Erse Republic

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Erse Republic

Poblacht na hÉireann
(Saorstát Éireann)
Disputit wi the Unitit Kinrick
Proclamation banner o Ireland
Proclamation banner
Territory claimed bi the Erse Republic
Territory claimed bi the Erse Republic
StatusRevolutionary state
53°21′N 6°16′W / 53.350°N 6.267°W / 53.350; -6.267
Common leidsErse, Inglis
Christianity (Catholicism, Anglicanism, Presbyterianism)
Preses o Dáil Éireann (tae August 1921)
Preses o the Erse Republic (frae August 1921)
• 21 Jan–1 Apr 1919
Cathal Brugha
• Apr 1919–Jan 1922
Éamon de Valera
• Jan–Aug 1922
Arthur Griffith
• Aug–Dec 1922
W. T. Cosgrave
Historical eraInterwar period
24 Apryle 1916
21 Januar 1919
7 January 1922
6 December 1922
Claimed84,116 km2 (32,477 sq mi)
• 1921
CurrencyPoond sterling
ISO 3166 codeIE
Precedit bi
Succeedit bi
History o Ireland (1801–1923)
Erse Free State
Northren Ireland
The day pairt o Ireland
 Unitit Kinrick

The Erse Republic (Erse: Poblacht na hÉireann or Saorstát Éireann, English: Irish Republic) wis an unrecognised kintra that existit frae its declaration in 1916 tae the Anglo-Erse Treaty in 1921. It includit aw 32 coonties o Ireland that nou maks up the Republic o Ireland an Northren Ireland. It wis declared durin the Easter Risin bi the rebellion leaders. As Ireland at the time wis pairt o the Unitit Kinrick the Breetish Government wadna recogneese the kintra's independence. This lead tae the Erse War o Independence. Efter the war a treaty wis signed, sinderin Ireland intae twa kintras, Northren Ireland that wad bide pairt o the Unitit Kinrick an Soothren Ireland (syne the Erse Free State an syne Republic o Ireland) that wad be a domeenion athin the Breetish Empire. The signin o this treaty lead tae the Erse Ceevil War.