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    It is empowered to deal with education, health, agriculture and housing. An advantage of devolution is that the Central Government can concentrate on important national issues rather than being concerned about the regions. Also, as the regional assemblies only deal with the work of the region, they are therefore more efficient. A disadvantage of devolution is that the regional assemblies may lack the decision-making experience of central government and they may conflict with it. In addition, the public can make a direct decision on whether to pass a law. This is called referendum. England also has the regional governments, where the decisions about what happens in a particular region are made at local level. In England, there are 8 regional assemblies: East of England Regional Assembly, North East Assembly, South East England Regional Assembly, West Midlands Regional Assembly, East Midlands Regional Assembly, South West Regional Assembly, North West Regional Assembly and Yorkshire and Humber Assembly. They are funded through central government and their main role is to make recommendations to the government about housing priorities in their area and to provide a voice for the regions in Parliament and at European Level. They are also responsible for developing regional planning and transport…

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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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    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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    "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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    part of Australian culture, is perhaps what inspired some to become outlaws themselves. Ever since Australia was first settled by the British and their convicts, the convicts have rebelled against colonial authority, and some of the very first bushrangers were in fact convicts running away from the harsh environments of penal settlements, to start a new life in the bush. They would often steal supplies from farmers or wherever else they could, just to survive. They were men who abandoned society…

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    The Basques are considered to be one of the oldest ethnic groups in Europe, possibly the oldest. Their homeland or region lies on the border between France and Spain, in the Pyrenees mountain range. They live in three regions on the Spanish side of the mountains and three on the French side. The Basques refer to these regions, together, as Euskal-Herria, or Land of the Basques. The population of Basques is almost 3 million, but there are about one million people living the Basque regions that…

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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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    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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    I believe I am a good candidate for the Diplomatic Security Special Agent position as I am a highly motivated individual and I am a very hard worker. I am a highly motivated individual and hardworking because I have a Master’s Degree in Law Enforcement from Western Illinois University as well as a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Police Executive Management. While in graduate school I worked on a couple of class projects regarding the use of Body Scanners and Less Lethal Weapons and the Court…

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    The Easter Rising is the defining event of the modern Irish republican tradition. Most Irish nationalists regard the Rising as the most important event in twentieth-century Irish history. Without it, Irish politics would have been shaped by the moderate constitutional nationalism of John Redmond’s Irish Parliamentary Party, and southern Ireland may have remained part of the British Empire for much of the twentieth-century. One of the driving forces behind the rebellion was Patrick Pearse, an…

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