What was the home rule in Ireland?

What was the home rule in Ireland?

The Irish Home Rule movement was a movement that campaigned for self-government (or “home rule”) for Ireland within the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. It was the dominant political movement of Irish nationalism from 1870 to the end of World War I.

Who introduced home rule?

It was introduced on 8 April 1886 by Liberal Prime Minister William Gladstone to create a devolved assembly for Ireland which would govern Ireland in specified areas. The Irish Parliamentary Party under Charles Stewart Parnell had been campaigning for home rule for Ireland since the 1870s.

When did Ireland obtain home rule?

The Government of Ireland Act 1914 (4 & 5 Geo. 5 c. 90), also known as the Home Rule Act, and before enactment as the Third Home Rule Bill, was an Act passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom intended to provide home rule (self-government within the United Kingdom) for Ireland.

What was the third Home Rule Bill 1912?

On 11 April 1912, the Prime Minister introduced the Third Home Rule Bill which would grant Ireland self-government.

What is home rule in history?

limited autonomy
home rule, limited autonomy or self-government granted by a central or regional government to its dependent political units.

What did Gladstone do for Ireland?

In 1868, Gladstone became prime minister for the first time. Many reforms were passed during his first ministry, including the disestablishment of the Church of Ireland and the introduction of secret voting.

How did Ireland get independence?

In April 1916, Irish republicans launched the Easter Rising against British rule and proclaimed an Irish Republic. In the December 1918 election, republican party Sinn Féin won a landslide victory in Ireland. On 21 January 1919 they formed a breakaway government (Dáil Éireann) and declared Irish independence.

Was Gandhi part of home rule?

In 1920, the All India Home Rule League merged with Congress which elected Mahatma Gandhi as its president. Several leaders of Home Rule Movement played an important role in the national movement when it entered a truly mass movement phase under the leadership of Gandhi.