The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.
The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.
Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.
Short form of Elizabeth , first used in the 16th century, and popular in the 18th and 19th centuries as an independent given name. It was used by George Bernard Shaw for the main female character, Eliza Dolittle , in his play Pygmalion ( 1913 ), which was the basis for the musical and film My Fair Lady.