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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, wished to have a place with the United Kingdom while patriots, for the most part Catholics, trust in a united Ireland. The Good Friday Agreement is a significant advancement of the peace procedure amongst unionists and patriots. The Good Friday Agreement…

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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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    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 conflict stems up as a result of a split…

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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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    Chapter 1: Introduction 1.1 General Background (Framework): The Irish Republican Army, or IRA, fought the English rule over Northern Ireland in the twentieth century and aimed to unite Northern Ireland with Southern Ireland to form the Republic Ireland. It stemmed from the times of William of Orange in 1690, where William’s Protestant Army defeated Catholic King James II in the Battle of the Boyne[1]. In the years leading up to 1703, thousands of Catholics were deported and relocated to live in…

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    The Diaspora’s Influence on the Peacemaking Efforts In terms of aiding in peace, the Irish diaspora did a few different things that were absolutely vital to the establishment of peace in Ireland as well as the creation and signing of the Good Friday Agreement. Firstly to start it is important to note how important the US was in the development of peace. The US was not some small influence or bit part, but rather they were the “critical enabler and catalyst” for the peace talks that happened in…

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    The Fighting Irish Ireland is a country built on war. Throughout its history, it has been conquered, divided, won and lost wars. Even today, the island remains separated into two parts, one belonging to the Republic of Ireland and the other a member of the United Kingdom. The most substantial factor early on was the religion and today the clash between the north and the south is on economic issues. The north, which is part of UK, fairs better economically than the south, which is the…

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    extent, there are a number of reasons why the Provisional Irish Republican Army was such an enduring force throughout the troubles and even on into the peace…

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    When these attacks then occur, it’s unclear whether the moderates are either incapable of stopping the terrorists, or do not want to. At this time, the Irish Republican Army (IRA) was directed by an underground network comprised of Sinn Fein’s cabinet and another nationalist group, the Irish Republican Brotherhood (Bright, 1994). Their strategy at this time was spoiling, through assassinations and ambushes for symbols of the crown and collaborators. Rather than giving Ireland the Home Rule their…

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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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