Northern Ireland

July 13, 2013 Dozens Injured in Northern Ireland as Protestants Riot Over Blocked Parade Route
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July 13, 2013 Dozens Injured in Northern Ireland as Protestants Riot Over Blocked Parade Route

July 13, 2013 Partition of Ireland Dozens Injured in Northern Ireland as Protestants Riot Over Blocked Parade Route BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) ― Hundreds of police reinforcements from Britain were deployed Saturday on Belfast’s rubble-strewn streets after Protestant riots over a blocked march left 32 officers, a senior lawmaker and at least 8 rioters injured. […]

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December 12, 2014 Partition of Ireland
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December 12, 2014 Partition of Ireland

December 12, 2014 Partition of Ireland Dublin― Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain unexpectedly left negotiations on the future of Northern Ireland on Friday morning, saying there was no prospect of any imminent breakthrough on the various impasses that continue to bedevil the region after decades of violent sectarian strife. Source: The New York Times. […]

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September 12, 2015 Peace Walls – Partition of Ireland
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September 12, 2015 Peace Walls – Partition of Ireland

September 12, 2015 Partition of Ireland Peace Walls NORTHERN IRELAND ACCORD IN DANGER AS OLD ANIMOSITIES FLARE UP It was hailed around the world. Two of its architects won the Nobel Peace Prize. George Mitchell, the US senator who chaired the talks that led to its signing, shed “tears of exhaustion, tears of relief, tears […]

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October 5, 2015 The Partition of Ireland – THE TROUBLES ARE BACK
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October 5, 2015 The Partition of Ireland – THE TROUBLES ARE BACK

October 5, 2015 The Partition of Ireland THE TROUBLES ARE BACK Londonderry, Northern Ireland ― It is widely assumed that the Northern Ireland conflict was settled in 1998 with the signing of the Good Friday Agreement. The war was over and the good guys had won. Yet the deal delivered by Senator Mitchell contained the […]

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