Talk:History of Ireland

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Your opening sentences need work: "The history of Ireland is the past of the island Ireland in Europe." When I tried reading this out loud it sounded confusing, and while I know what you mean, that meaning is lost.

"It begins with the first people who came there and goes until today." Is this correct? Might be for social history, but the history of the island goes back far longer than the arrival of humans. What about something like: "The history of Ireland is the story of its past. It is not known exactly when humans first arrived on this island in Europe..." Peterdownunder (talk) 02:55, 8 May 2020 (UTC)

Thanks for your suggestion on the first sentence. I'm going to use that. Regarding history, I thought the word specified human events. Pre-human events like the geological origin have little relevance to human societies in a location. Well, geology is relevant, but the sequence of events that happened is not. I suppose I will accept your point and remove this sentence.Naddruf (talk) 03:43, 8 May 2020 (UTC)