Timeline of Irish inventions and discoveries

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Irish inventions and discoveries are objects, processes or techniques which owe their existence either partially or entirely to an Irish person. Often, things which are discovered for the first time, are also called "inventions", and in many cases, there is no clear line between the two. Below is a list of such inventions.

Pre-history[edit]

14th century[edit]

17th century[edit]

18th century[edit]

19th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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