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    The Conflict in Northern Ireland The conflict in Northern Ireland is in many ways a paradox. The region has adequate resources and, although it has been a rather marginal area of the British Isles, is nonetheless quite affluent compared to most of the rest of the world. The people are invariably described as friendly and hospitable and to outsiders they seem to form a homogeneous community. The United Kingdom, of which Northern Ireland is a part, is a functioning democracy where it might be

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    The Conflict of Northern Ireland Works Cited Not Included The ongoing conflict in Northern Ireland is in general between two main groups. Nationalists and Unionists or Catholics and Protestants. Unionists form the

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    Peace in Northern Ireland In Northern Ireland there are two main groups of people with different views and opinions on Ireland and its future. The two main groups are the Republican/Nationalists and the Loyalist/ Unionists. Within these groups there are a wide range of views, some extreme and some moderate. The republicans are a mainly Catholic majority and wish to see a united Ireland in the future. One of the republican political parties is Sinn Fein. Sinn Fein is an extreme party

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    Hostility in Northern Ireland To explain why events like the Holy Cross conflict still happen in Northern Ireland today and during the current peace processes I shall look at recent conflicts in Ireland and look at the causes of sectarianism. The Good Friday agreement is a peace process that is designed to resolve the conflict currently existing in Ireland. Although it has calmed down the troubled atmosphere that fueled the two groups to hate each other still lingers. The Good Friday

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    Northern Ireland (1) Source C reflects the Good Friday agreement being put into action, firstly the IRA has shown real attempts to make the agreement work. The decommissioning of weapons is a major breakthrough, not only are they showing that they no longer want to take part in violent republican attacks, but that they are willing to give the peace process a try. However this could be argued, it is clear in source C that the IRA have only "...Put a quantity of arms completely beyond use

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    Religion Separatism in Northern Ireland Throughout history, the desire for a group identity has created the political and religious divisions of the world. As members of the human race, we define ourselves as a distinct group, and this inclination for categorisation and identity formation pervades all human existence. The need to have an "other" is the basic driving force that has started wars, created religions and forged boundaries and borders. This need for inclusion of those like "us"

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    Integrated Education Northern Ireland

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    The two Governments recognise the birthright of all the people of Northern Ireland to identify themselves and be accepted as Irish or British, or both, as they may so choose, and accordingly confirm that their right to hold both British and Irish citizenship is accepted by both Governments and would not be affected by any future change in the status of Northern Ireland. (The Belfast (Good Friday) Agreement, 10 April 1998, Article (vi)) I am going to analyze Sean Byrne’s research study on the effects

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    Since 1972, the British Government has had mixed successes trying to establish peace in Northern Ireland. 1972 was the peak of the British unpopularity in Ireland, with the events of Bloody Sunday still fresh on the public consciousness; the Sunningdale agreement was drawn up. The Unionists saw this as a betrayal, giving into the southern rebels, and the IRA thought that this was an attempt to get the Southern Government to officially recognise the partition. Sunningdale fell almost immediately after

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    Diplomacy does not happen overnight, and the true tale of hardship and bickering over Northern Ireland is proof of that. Ireland and England failed to agree on who held the power of Northern Ireland for over 30 years until the Good Friday Agreement, a form of diplomacy between the countries, took place. Before that time, many soldiers and innocent citizens of Northern Ireland lost their lives. Religious fights broke out between Catholic and Protestant residents. Political figures from countries like

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    Northern Ireland A world of hate supports many conflicts in modern society. Strings of hatred entangle all walks of life. Oftentimes, the most disheartening part of most ongoing hatred is the fact that the people involved do not even know how it began. Since 1170, nothing but hatred, intolerance, and death has surrounding the culture of Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland is a land rich in tradition and pride; the same pride sustains the separation of the Protestants and the Catholics. The

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