History of Belfast: The Troubles, 1981 Irish Hunger Strike, Belfast Blitz, Northern Ireland Assembly, Harland and Wolff

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 148 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 65. Chapters: The Troubles, 1969 Northern Ireland riots, 1981 Irish hunger strike, Belfast Blitz, Harland and Wolff, Northern Ireland Assembly, Belfast Agreement, Falls Curfew, Bloody Friday, Holy Cross dispute, Belfast Natural History Society, Economy of Belfast, Operation Motorman, McMahon murders, Ulster Resistance, Arnon Street killings, Shankill Road bombing, Milltown Cemetery attack, Bloody Sunday, Trolleybuses in Belfast, Northern Ireland Belfast Agreement referendum, 1998, The Belfast Entries, Belfast Brigade, Belfast Corporation Tramways, Joseph Chotzner, Linenopolis, Shankill Defence Association. Excerpt: The Troubles (Irish: ) was a period of ethno-political conflict in Northern Ireland which spilled over at various times into England, the Republic of Ireland, and mainland Europe. The duration of the Troubles is conventionally dated from the late 1960s and considered by many to have ended with the Belfast "Good Friday" Agreement of 1998. As of 2011, sporadic violence nonetheless continued. The principal issues at stake in the Troubles were the constitutional status of Northern Ireland and the relationship between the mainly Protestant unionist and mainly Catholic nationalist communities in Northern Ireland. The Troubles had both political and military (or paramilitary) dimensions. Its participants included republican and loyalist paramilitaries, the security forces of the United Kingdom and of the Republic of Ireland, and nationalist and unionist politicians and political activists. The Ulster Banner flying over a loyalist area (foreground), and the Irish Tricolour flying over a republican area (background). Derry, 2009."The Troubles" refers to approximately three decades of violence between elements of Northern Ireland's nationalist community (who mainly self-identified as Irish and/or Roman Catholic) and its unionist...

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