• 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...
  • Ireland British Religion Country
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    Ireland Ireland is a small island first settled in early 6000 BC. It's located to the west of Europe close to Great Britain. Through history Ireland has had many different influences and has been occupied by different types of people. In the early years, the Celtic people known as Gaels settled Ireland. This was sometime between 600 and 150 BC. Gaelic people had many small kingdoms that were separated yet they all shared the common language of Gaelic. The Bretons kept order throughout Ireland, ...
  • Church Of Ireland Disestablishment Established Irish
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    The Disestablishment Of The Church Of Ireland: Inevitable, Progressive Or Political Introduction The Protestant Episcopal Church of Ireland, was a church native to Ireland, drawing its apostolic succession from the medieval Irish Church. It was a church of a minority but was treated by the British government as the one lawful and orthodox church of Ireland, therefore was the Established Church of Ireland. On July 26, 1869, The Irish Church Bill was passed into law, disestablishing the Church of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Why We Should Do Business With Ireland A Proposal
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    Republic of Ireland Business Research Proposal History On April 18, 1949, Former Eire became the Republic of Ireland, formally free of allegiance to the British crown and no longer a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. Following the next month, the British Parliament confirmed the status of Northern Ireland as part of the United Kingdom until its own parliament chose otherwise. The deal allowed Ireland to retain the economic benefits of Commonwealth membership and it extended to Irish citizen...
  • 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...
  • St Patrick Ireland Shamrock Legend
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    Patrick was born about 390 AD in Scotland. As a youth he was kidnapped by Irish raiders and sold into slavery in Ireland. He escaped six years later and fled to Gaul. After several years of monastic life, he returned to Ireland in 432 AD as a missionary to the people there. Legend has it that he drove all of the snakes out of the country. It is said that he used the three-leafed shamrock to explain the concept of the Trinity; hence its strong association with his day and name. St. Patrick is a ...
  • Need Potential Of Ireland
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    Need Potential of Ireland The population of Ireland in 1998 was estimated to be 3, 626, 952. Included in this population were 1, 800, 232 males and 1, 826, 720 females. Ireland's population has been steadily increasing over the past ten years and is expected to grow at the same steady rate for the next five years. The increase in population has been attributed the increase in birthrate. The ratio of men to woman has made a tremendous change from year to year. Until 1996 the male population had ...
  • Social Customs United States
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    SOCIAL CUSTOMS Every country has it's own social customs and gestures. Ireland has its share of social customs that differ from the United States, but for the most part the countries are relatively similar. Friendliness and hospitality have always been the hallmark of the Irish people. People in Ireland react to strangers very politely, as you would expect in most parts of the United States. The attitude toward foreigners in Ireland is reasonably friendly, and welcoming, as opposed to being host...
  • 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 Kiss The Blarney Stone
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    Why are the Irish so lucky? What is a leprechaun? Is there really gold at the end of a rainbow? And why does everyone drink green beer on St. Patrick's Day? These questions all have one thing in common, they are myths from the Emerald Isle we all call Ireland. In this paper I will try to explain these myths through Ireland's people, their Celtic tradition, and their religion. To understand the people of Ireland, you first need to understand where Ireland is and what it's like there. Ireland is ...
  • Ireland Anglo Norman
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    Ireland is an island country lying to the west of Great Britian. It is separated from Great Britain by St. George's Channel, the Irish Sea and the Northern Channel. At its greatest length, from northeast to southwest, it measures three hundred and two miles. The first human settlements on the island on the northeastern edge of Europe were made relatively late in European prehistory, about six thousand B. C. It remained relatively uninhabited and un invaded. The only knowledge of this Ireland is...
  • 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...
  • Modest Proposal Born In Ireland
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    Jonathan Swift s "A Modest Proposal" was written in a time when Ireland was in great need of help due to poverty and over population. Swift wrote this proposal to the English to complain of its horrible treatment and to give some way to try to help Ireland out of being over populated and out of poverty. The conditions in Ireland at this time were very unfavorable if one was not from a wealthy family. Swift stated that one was unlucky to be born in Ireland at that time because of the poor conditi...
  • Irish Conflict Somerset Fry
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    The Irish revolt, or problem as it is viewed in England, began with the granting of Irish land to English and Scottish noble men. The former owners were displaced. The anger of the Roman Catholics was intense when they were forced out of their homes and pushed to adopt Protestantism. "The devotion of the Irish to their Catholic church is both a blessing and a curse" (Pomeray, 91). Throughout history, the Irish have endured conflict and persecution as a result of their devotion. The conflicts be...
  • 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...
  • Racism S Source Germany Ireland Racist
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    The Summary of Racism! s Source -- by Dong hai Zan This article talks about racist violence, analyzes the possible reasons, and gives a suggestion for how to get rid of racism. The text begins with a racist violence event which happened in Germany. Three young people hit a foreigner and abused him with racist words. As punish, they were sent to prison for a long time. Usually, people consider Germany an Anti-Fascism county now; however, there still exists many racists in eastern Germany. In Ire...