• Ireland Country Dublin Republic
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    Ireland Ireland is a country in Europe with a coast on the Atlantic Ocean. It is called the Emerald Isle because of its green color. Its people derived mainly from Great Britain. Most of the population is Roman Catholic. The Climate is much like ours. The republic of Ireland covers 83% of its stand with the other 17%containing the country of Northern Ireland. There are twenty-six counties in the Republic with the over-all capitol of Dublin. The six northeastern counties form the county of North...
  • Brief Insight Ira Terrorist Or Freedom Fighters
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    Brief Insight: IRA Terrorist or freedom fighters The IRA (Irish Republican Army) is an unofficial, paramilitary nationalist organisation whose purpose is to make British rule in Ireland ineffective by the use of armed force and to assist achieving an independent republic (the entire island) by the unification of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. This objective is pursued on a military level by the IRA and on the political level by the nationalist party, Sinn Fein (Ourselves Alone). T...
  • Northern Ireland Ira People Government
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    The IRA has existed since 1858, was known as the Irish Republican Brotherhood and later became the Irish Republican Army in 1972. However in 1969 a single group broke away, forming the Provisional IRA (Proves), this terrorist group was a younger and was to become a more powerful group then the former IRA. The IRA had a main aim to establish a united Ireland under a socialist government. Since 1969 to 1972 the IRA have got more support, after the British government introduced a policy of Intermen...
  • Ireland Home Rule
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    IRELAND 1909-1914 Ireland has been in conflict for over seven centuries, in this essay I will attempt to describe the events which occurred in Ireland and what is now Northern Ireland between 1909 and 1914. Tension between the Irish people had always been existent but with the advent of the Home Rule bill the people had an excuse to fight. The reasons for tension throughout the ages in Ireland can be pinpointed to the fact that there are two opposing religions that are the main two religions in ...
  • British Irish Relations Over The Past 300 Years
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    British- Irish relations over the past three hundred years have been troubled. There have been many tensions caused by religion in Northern Ireland and Britain's unfair rule of Northern Ireland. The British are guilty of many of the indignities suffered by the Irish people. They are also guilty of causing all of the religious and territorial conflicts between Catholics and Protestants in Northern Ireland. The division between Northern and Southern Ireland dates back to the 16 th century. A succe...
  • Northern Ireland Conference Government Matters
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    ANGLO-IRISH AGREEMENT 1985 between THE GOVERNMENT OF IRELAND andTHE GOVERNMENT OFTHE UNITED KINGDOM CONTENTS A. STATUS OF NORTHERN IRELAND B. THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL CONFERENCE C. POLITICAL MATTERS D. SECURITY AND RELATED MATTERS E. LEGAL MATTERS, INCLUDING THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE F. CROSS-BORDER CO-OPERATION ON SECURITY, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL MATTERS G. ARRANGEMENTS FOR REVIEW H. INTERPARLIAMENTARY RELATIONS I. FINAL CLAUSES The Government of Ireland and the Government of the Unite...
  • The Provisional Irish Republican Army Ira
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    The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) was formed in 1969. The Official IRA declared a cease-fire in the summer of 1972, and subsequently the term IRA began being used for the organization that developed from the 'Provisional' IRA. Organized into small, tightly knit cells under the leadership of the Army Council the IRA has remained largely unchanged. It is difficult to know the exact number of IRA members because of the political and economic persecution that comes with publicly endorsing ...
  • Christians Should Never Use Violence To Put Injustices Right
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    I believe Christians should not use violence to put things right. The ten commandments tell us thou shall not commit murder. If you resort to violence, you can not be sure that you are not going to kill someone. There are other ways of solving situations, such as compromises, talking things through and sometimes realising situations are not really as bad as they seem. In South Africa instead of beating and killing the white farmers for their land and starting a race war, they could come to a com...
  • North Ireland Conflict Northern Irish British
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    Political Unrest in Ireland There has been a continuing conflict in Ireland that has been going on for decades, and affects the world to this day. It is essentially a political and religious struggle between several groups. The British have played a key role in the situation since the early 1900's, and even more distant into the past. Origins of the Conflict The conflict in Ireland has its roots as far back as the 1500's. Ireland has historically been recognized as a Catholic country. However, ...
  • Ireland Irish Northern Government
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    The Northern-Irish conflict Kort om konflikten i Nord-Irland. The Northern-Irish conflict dates back to not only one, but probably several historical incidents. 1170 In 1170, Henry 2 of England attempted to attach Ireland to his kingdom. He did not succeed, but established control in a small area outside Dublin. For the remaining Irish clans, England now became their major enemy and threat, against their customs and way of life. 1609 By the end of Queen Elisabeth's reign, military conquests had ...
  • The Truth About Northern Ireland
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    For those that understand no explanation is necessary; for those that don t no explanation is possible. -graffiti on a peace wall in Belfast Prologue My interest in the conflict in Northern Ireland dates back to 1994, when Gerry Adams was granted a visa to visit the United States. The fact that Adams was granted a visa made news all over the world. Adams had previously been convicted of membership in the Irish Republican Army, which was considered by the U. S. State Department to be a terrorist...
  • Symbols Used In Northern Ireland
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    Title: Red Hand of Ulster Description: The Red Hand of Ulster is the official seal of the O'Neill family. It is believed to originate from a mythical tale wherein two chieftains were racing across a stretch of water in a bid to be the first to reach the land and claim it as his own. Realising his foe would touch the land first, one chieftain cut off his hand and threw it onto the shore, thereby claiming the land before his adversary reached it. Title: Shamrock Description: Legend has it that the...
  • Northern Ireland Catholics England Roman
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    The essay is about the reasons why the government decided to send in the British troops to Northern Ireland on the 14 th August 1969, we look here at the origins and the history of the conflict. The most obvious reasons we think of are that riots started to break out and the Northern Ireland police lost control, this was because from the beginning, Catholics in Northern Ireland were a disadvantaged minority in matters of employment, housing, education, cultural and political participation. In 19...
  • Overview Of Political Parties In Northern Ireland
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    SDLP The SDLP is the largest nationalist party in the North of Ireland, representing over 60% of the nationalist community. It was formed in 1970, by a number of MPs (Member of Parliament) and Senators who worked for social justice, equality and civil & political rights for all. SDLP s leader, John Hume was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize together with UUP s David Trimble in 1998 for their effort to bring peace to Ireland. Throughout its 29 year history the Party has stood for two basic and interl...
  • 2001 A Peace Odyssey
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    Introduction When I was in Ireland in 1997, I learned one important thing within few days: Do not ask, talk or enter into discussions about the contentious issues of politics and religion, and so I did not. However, it is impossible to touch Irish ground without also touching the fringes of what is popular referred to as the Irish Question. I noticed armed soldiers guarding the polling place at a by-election in county Armagh, a lorry driver vehemently expressed his disgust at the Irish tricolor ...
  • Northern Ireland Catholics Irish British
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    Matt Heisman IS 260 Dr. Jackson 11-9-01 A World of Hate A world of hate supports many conflicts in modern society. Strings of hatred entangle all walks of life. Oftentimes, the most disheartening part of most ongoing hatred is the fact that the people involved do not even know how it began. Since 1170, nothing but hatred, intolerance, and death has surrounding the culture of Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland is a land rich in tradition and pride; the same pride sustains the separation of the Pr...
  • Propaganda In Northern Ireland
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    Throughout the history of civilized societies and governments in the world propaganda has played a large part in their affairs. "Propaganda is the deliberative and systematic attempt to shape perceptions, manipulate cognition's, and direct behavior to achieve a response that furthers the desired intent of the propagandist" (ODonnell and Jowett, 53). Propagandas purpose is "weighted in favor of the propagandist and not necessarily in the best interest of the receiver" (ODonnell and Jowett, 53). A...
  • A History Of The Troubles In Northern Ireland
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    A His troy of the Troubles in Northern Ireland "The only way to beat the British Monarch is to refuse its existence and believe that the Irish Republic is real and alive. Now, if I die, who will take my place?" These powerful words were said by an Irish martyr, Michael Collins, who's unyielding determination as a Nationalist and a Catholic served as inspiration to continue in the struggle that the province of Northern Ireland is still engaged in today. But, from where did this all originate, wha...
  • 2001 A Peace Odyssey 2001
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    Introduction When I was in Ireland in 1997, I learned one important thing within few days: Do not ask, talk or enter into discussions about the contentious issues of politics and religion, and so I did not. However, it is impossible to touch Irish ground without also touching the fringes of what is popular referred to as the? Irish Question? . I noticed armed soldiers guarding the polling place at a by-election in county Armagh, a lorry driver vehemently expressed his disgust at the Irish tricol...
  • Power Sharing Northern Irish Ireland
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    Account For The Failure Of Both The Account For The Failure Of Both The Power Sharing Executive And The Northern Ireland Assembly Account for the failure of both the Power Sharing Executive and the Northern Ireland Assembly Seminar No. 5 To account for such a failure in the power-sharing executive it is necessary for one to look at the structure and the organisation of the Assemblies as well as assessing its aims and directives as well as to examine the time scale to which this has taken place. ...