Northern Ireland Assembly

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Northern Ireland Assembly

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    The Northern Ireland Assembly should be made up of 108 members being “elected from 18 constituencies” and having both an elected First Minister as well as a Deputy First Minister. While most issues are resolved via a common majority it is possible for members to subscribe a petition of concern which will lead to a decision being made via both a Unionist and a Nationalist assembly members’ majority. In addition to those, the assembly can decide on the legislation in Northern Ireland as long as it

  • The Problems of Northern Ireland Essay

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    The Problems of Northern Ireland Northern Ireland is part of Ireland which is the most western part in Europe. It is a small place with a population of 1.5 million and is no larger than Yorkshire. It has been the centre of media attention because of a conflict between the people of the province. Many people have been killed there and in the years 1968-1994 over three thousand died. Northern Ireland is ruled by the British parliament in London where as the republic

  • Essay On Terrorist Violence

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    have an advice-giving role in the affairs of Northern Ireland. In

  • Essay about The Difficulties of Implementing the Good Friday Agreement

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    significant 29% of people in Northern Ireland. For the past six years it has proved to be difficult to implement and there are a number of reasons for this. The emphasis on issues raised in the agreement has changed over the years and some are proving to be more difficult to implement than others. A major area within the Good Friday Agreement is the setting up of an Assembly. Hard line Unionists such as the DUP refuse to accept the Assembly. They refuse to sit at a table

  • The Beliefs of the Republicans/Nationalists and the Loyalists/Unionists

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    number of differences between Nationalists and Unionists and their beliefs. The Nationalists are predominantly Catholic and they do not want Ireland to be part of Britain. They see the British as an occupying army and most believe that the British have no right to be in Ireland, they think it's unfair that the British came into Ireland in the 1600s and have stayed there. They feel angry about how the British have persecuted the Catholics in the past, and they believe that

  • The Northern Ireland Marching Season

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    The Northern Ireland Marching Season The marching season is where the Protestants of Ireland celebrate William of Orange's victory in the Battle of the Boyne by marching through Northern Ireland via some Catholic areas. These marches take place in July of every year and are usually peaceful. But sometimes they are violent. There are a number of possible reasons why there is a tension between the two communities over the marches, for example land, religion, politics

  • The Northern Ireland Conflict

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    The Northern Ireland Conflict Esteemed members of the Board, in this report I intend to convincingly show you that the borders in question absolutely need to be redrawn. The borders I speak of are those of the British oppression of Northern Ireland. For years upon years the British have possessed political control over the people of Northern Ireland. I will make it obvious to you that the strong Catholic religion throughout Northern Ireland has forced the people to oppose British control

  • Essay about The Divided People of Ireland

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    The Divided People of Ireland Ireland is a country with two very different peoples living there, Nationalists (or Catholics) and Unionists (or Protestants). There are many differences between the beliefs of the Nationalists and the Unionists. The main one being that Nationalists want a united Ireland and see themselves as Irish whereas Unionists want to be part of Britain and see themselves as British

  • Why Conflict Is Northern Ireland Be Important Today?

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    Why does conflict in Northern Ireland continue to be important today? Not since the 100 years’ war has a conflict had such a storied history; many people often try to determine a specific cause for the on-going violence in Northern Ireland today. However, there is a variety of catalysts; such as the atrocities of Bloody Sunday, the Good Friday Agreement and other events that have played a role in the hostilities that have scarred Irelands land and people. It is often argued that the

  • Protestant and Catholic Troubles in Ireland

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    Catholics and Protestants in Northern Ireland. The troubles have been protracted and costly in every sense of the world. From the first civil rights marches in 1968 till the signing of The Good Friday Agreement in 1998, 3,500 people died and over 35,000 were injured in Northern Ireland as the direct result of the aggressive violence , rebellion, bombings, murders, and terror tactics. The Catholic and Protestant troubles and conflicts had a significantly impact on Ireland. This serious issue had impacted