Saint Patrick brings Christianity to Northern Ireland 400s AD Patrick had been had been taken to Ireland as a slave. He escaped to France where he studied to become a priest. He later returned to Ireland and successfully converted the people .
Several years later.. Potato Famine 1845-1848 The potato crop in Ireland was struck by a disease and half the crop failed.
Civil War 1922 Tension between the supporters & non-supporters escalated into violence which lasted for just over a year and left hundreds dead including Michael Collins leader of the Free State soldiers.
Tension between the Catholics and Protestants 1969 Catholic demands were no nearer being met and with the approach of the two main Unionist marches
Bloody Sunday 30, January 1972 A march organised by the NICRA against Internment and the ban on marches took place in Derry.
Belfast (Good Friday) Agreement April 10, 1998 multi-party agreement by most of Northern Ireland's political parties