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    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

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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

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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

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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

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    Across the Barricades is a novel written by Joan Lingard. Across The Barricades 'Across the Barricades' is a novel written by Joan Lingard. It is set in the Belfast area in the 1970's. Catholics want Ireland to be all together and one country while Protestants want The Northern Ireland to stay part of Britain. The plot is about 'The Troubles' and a Protestant girl in love with a Catholic boy. Sadie (Protestant) and Kevin (Catholic) are separated by the divide. They meet (they used to

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    Provisions for People with Disabilities in Soccer In this essay I will look at how Soccer is provided for in Lisburn from Junior level to senior level. I will investigate to see if there is any provision for those people with disabilities. I will look at each gender and see how each is provided for. After looking at my area, I will then look at soccer at international level

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    Creating a Successful High-Tech Engineering Business in Northern Ireland Contents Section Page 1 Introduction 3 2.1 Competition 3 2.2 Funding 4 2.3 Recruitment 4 2.4 Location 5 2.5 Technical Innovation 5 2.6 Global Market Trends 6 3 Conclusion 6 4 References 7 1 Introduction The aim of this report is to describe the factors associated with creating and developing

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    The BelfastBlitz

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    It was in 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 many problems

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    Bloody Sunday

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    Northern Ireland’s new Prime Minister, asked the Government in Westminster to send troops to restore order. The rioting was shown on television and the event was called the Battle of the Bogside. The troubles in Derry sparked off riots in Belfast, where there was extensive use of guns and huge destruction of property. The fear that was created in towns resulted in massive population movements between August 1969 and February 1973. It was estimated that 60,000 people were forced to leave

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    campaigners; for example Ian Paisley encouraged Protestants not to trust the marchers, as they were out to destroy Northern Ireland. In January 1969 the students from Queen's University of Belfast formed a more radical organisation called the People's Democracy. On New Years Day 1969 they led a peaceful march from Belfast to Londonderry. They passed through a strongly Protestant area provoking violent reactions from unionists and loyalists. At Burntollent Bridge, the marchers were ambushed by Protestant

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