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    The Troubles began because Northern Ireland was divided between the Protestant unionists and the Roman Catholic nationalists. The unionists wanted to remain part of United Kingdom while the nationalists wanted to join the Republic of Ireland. The Catholic in Ireland felt discriminated against by the Protestant majority who made up most of parliament. The conflict began in 1968 and ended in 1998. First, Irish people rioted against British rule, and eventually parted from them creating the Republic of Ireland. Then, the Catholic in Northern Ireland, which continued under British rule, faced heavy discrimination. For example, the Catholic were offered fewer jobs and were then paid less. They rarely held high public offices. Another example…

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    Explain to what extent conflict in northern Ireland has now been resolved. Thy Good Friday agreement Northern Ireland has been subject to much conflict throughout the 20th century, the Good Friday agreement of April 10th 1998 was the latest attempt at bringing peace to the troubled nation. Its aim was to set up a power sharing assembly to govern Northern Ireland, by cross community consent; so essentially, Ireland could run itself again. It was reached after two years of talks, because the key…

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    Abstract The conflict in Northern Ireland goes back to the seventeenth century when the Scottish and English Protestants colonized to a great extent the Northern Ireland area. Whatever remains of Ireland was predominately Catholic and gained autonomy from the United Kingdom in 1922. Moreover, six regions that make up Northern Ireland, a dominant part Protestant territory with a Catholic minority, chose to stay with the United Kingdom. Unionists in Northern Ireland, for the most part Protestants,…

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    Historical case studies in reconciliation. Background to the Northern Ireland conflict After getting its independence from Britain, Ireland remained united with England, Wales as well as Scotland. When talking of the conflict in Northern Ireland, the division between Catholics and Protestants cannot be omitted. Historically, the Irish nation is a catholic nation. However, the citizens in North Ireland have ancestors who were Protestant immigrants from England and Scotland. Therefore, the…

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    Trouble in Paradise Well maybe not heaven on earth the island nations of the British isles offer a unique climate with rolling green pastures, misty mountain crags, breathtaking castles, and cool summer breezes. There is something about Ireland that makes people just want to come back, but however like any place it has not been with out its share of wars and troubles. Ireland has a unique problem that has been around for hundreds of years. A question remains in the minds of many of those…

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    The conflict between Israelis and Palestinians over territorialism and the establishment of a Jewish land and that of “the Troubles” in Northern Ireland between the largely Catholic Nationalists and the majority Protestant Unionists have many key similarities. Both “Northern Ireland the State of Israel emerged out of war, the breakup of empires, and international agreements.”1 (ESEP 93)The main phase of both the Northern Ireland conflict and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict occurred around mid…

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    "Lies of silence" is the title of a novel written by the Irish novelist and screenwriter Brian Moore. The novel was published in 1990, the genre of the book is a thriller, the book has an estimated 192 pages and is written in English. The story takes places in Northern Ireland, mainly in the city Belfast, where there is the war going on between the protesters which also is called (UDA) and the Catholics which in the text also is called the (IRA) which is the Provisional Irish Republican Army,…

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    I will talk about terrorism in the United Kingdom from 1969–1998. We will focus on an Irish republican paramilitary organization that called themselves the Irish Republican Army. The IRA sought to liberate Northern Ireland from the UK and to join with the Irish republic. They carried out many bombings during a period colloquially known as the Troubles. Their prime target was members of the British Army and officers of the Irish national police force. They fought a guerrilla warfare against the…

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    regional organisations. This process is called devolution. Therefore, a devolved parliament is a recommended system that would give separate decision making-powers to members for voters in England. In the UK, there are three main regional assemblies. They have devolved power and these are the Scottish Parliament, the Welsh Assembly and the Northern Ireland Assembly. The Scottish Parliament was established by the Scotland Act 1998. It is made up of 129 elected members. It can pass laws without…

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    main goal was to unite Northern Ireland (which belongs to the UK) with Ireland. They tried to do this through suppression, violence and, assassinations to cause fear and panic. They usually targeted British governmental figures but have also targeted agents from British intelligence agencies like MI5 (Irish Republican Army And Censorship). In 1969, the IRA split into the Official IRA (OIRA) and the Provisional IRA (PIRA). The OIRA gave up paramilitary actions and chose a political and peaceful…

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