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  • Belfast Zoo

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    Belfast Zoo Schools are encouraged to make full use of their visit by contacting the zoo's education officer who will arrange both guided tours and education packs. I find this leaflet attractive to look at for a number of reasons. At first glance it is well designed; an A4 sheet of paper folded to produce separate 'pages' with each giving concise information about the zoo. The colours used are earthy, natural tones

  • Belfast Diary

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    during the 1960s till the 1980s. In Ireland, especially in Northern Ireland, religion has been the main divider between the Irish. The Catholics and Protestants have become forms of ethnicity in which the natives identify with. In John Conroy’s book, Belfast Diary, one sees an American journalist’s perspective on the conflict which hinders Ireland. The “democratic system” that was in place created an unstable power struggle only lending more fuel to the fire between these two groups. Strong examples

  • Remembrance of Empire in the Nomenclature of Belfast Streets

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    Nomenclature of Belfast Streets I Belfast is Northern Ireland’s principal city and at times its centre of government. Its size and past prosperity can be attribute to its role as a major seaport in the former British Empire. In administrative terms at least the city remains “British” today. A clear result of its history is the present demographic pattern of the city and the nomenclature that accompanies it. I intend to discuss an aspect of this nomenclature — the names of Belfast streets, which

  • We looked at the poems The Behaviour of Dogs and Flying to Belfast,

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    We looked at the poems The Behaviour of Dogs and Flying to Belfast We looked at the poems The Behaviour of Dogs and Flying to Belfast, 1977 by Craig Raine. In Raine's poem The Behaviour of dogs he describes to us the many different breeds and types of dog that there are in the world and what effect they have on our lives. In the poem Craig Raine describes dogs in a different way than we would normally think of them to make us see them in unfamiliar ways. To make the dogs' actions easier

  • Come Up from the Fields Farther and Belfast Confetti

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    Come Up from the Fields Farther and Belfast Confetti In this essay I will compare the two poems, “Belfast Confetti” and “come up from the fields farther” and show, how they show how they covey the feeling of helplessness. Walt Witmens poem “come up from the fields farther” was written in 1880, Ciaron Carson’s poem “Belfast confetti” was written in 1985. War in both the poems, creates a feeling of helplessness although they were written at almost 100 years apart, and written about different

  • The BelfastBlitz

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    the summer of 1941 when Belfast, one of the largest yet undefended cities in the United Kingdom, was devastated by their onslaught between the months of April and May. Receiving four bombardments in total, Belfast suffered death and destruction in larger quantities than any other city attacked by the Luftwaffe. When compared to examples such as Portsmouth, which had a death total of 930 as a result of 67 attacks, it is evident that Belfast, with 955 deaths, experienced

  • Emyr Estyn Evans Contribution To Irish Studies

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    traditionally. The author will seek to discuss this in this essay; it is in large, partly attributed to the foundations laid and explorations undertaken by E. E Evans. Although a lot of Evans life and achievements were lived and realised in Ulster and Belfast his lasting legacy is felt as a whole on the island of Ireland. He believed in the nine counties of Ulster being just that rather than making aware or highlighting the divide that is North and South of the border. He once recalled how he saw the

  • Healthy Cities

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    Ageing indicators to establish the current and future health needs of Belfast’s elderly population. For member cities, the World Health Organisation encourages collaborative working at both national and local level of governance. Although Belfast Healthy City has an inter-sectoral approach by working with local groups, for Healthy Ageing there had been no strategic partnership with the local authority, until the ending stages of the phase. In their study of Liverpool’s Healthy City programme

  • A Trip to London

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    The HMS Belfast was built by Messrs Harland and Wolff of Belfast in 1936. This great battle cruiser was commissioned into the Royal Navy after being launched on St. Patrick’s Day 1938. She was designed for the protection of trade routs and offensive action. Immediately after being commissioned into the Royal Army she was called into service patrolling the northern waters in efforts to impose a maritime blockade on Germany. Catastrophe arrived after only two month at sea when the HMS Belfast hit a magnetic

  • The Trouble with Violence in Northern Ireland

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    examples of religious, ethnic, geographic and political conflict. The Troubles started in the late 1960s and it is considered by many to have ended with the Belfast Good Friday Agreement of 1998. After more than 30 years of civil conflict, peace had finally been achieved. However, random violence acts have continued since then. How did the Belfast Good Friday Agreement end the Troubles in Northern Ireland and how is the country today? The island was divided into Northern Ireland and The Republic of

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