|1970||First Commission on Status of Women set up.
Irish Women's Liberation Movement founded.
|1972||First Commission on the Status of Women report issued to the Irish government.|
|1973||Ireland joined the European Economic Community (later the EU).
National Women's Council of Ireland (NWCI) founded.
|1975||Beginning of UN Decade for Women.|
|1977||Employment Equality Act.|
|1990||Mary Robinson elected President of Ireland.|
|1995||Fourth UN World Conference on Women in Beijing.|
|1997||Mary McAleese elected President of Ireland.|
|2000||Equal Status Act.|