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History of Belfast


The history of Belfast as a settlement goes back to the Bronze Age, but its status as a major urban centre dates to the 18th century. Belfast today is the capital of ...

A Brief History of Belfast | Belfast - In Your Pocket


NOW THE HISTORY Belfast dates back to the early 17th century and, although a relatively young settlement, is Northern Ireland's largest, and the island of ...

The History of Belfast - Discover Northern Ireland


The history of Belfast dates back to the 17th century and started to grow during the plantation of Ulster when charters were granted to develop land in the ...

Belfast Family History Free Census Search


Free 1911 and 1901 Belfast census search, photos, video and historical information on Edwardian Belfast.

School of History and Anthropology | Queen's University Belfast


Find out more about the School of History and Anthropology at Queens University .

BBC - History - Belfast's golden age of shipbuilding


Watch BBC clips about shipbuilding in Belfast at the start of the 1900s, an era that saw Titanic built at the city's Harland and Wolff shipyard.

BBC - History - The Troubles - Everyday life


History. History; Everyday life in the Troubles. play Everyday Life Everyday life in ... As someone who grew up in Belfast before the so-called Troubles, and who ...

20 things you might not know about Belfast... - OpenLearn - Open ...


Belfast is a fascinating place... ... 20 things you might not know about Belfast... Belfast is a .... A trip to the tailors reveals the true fabric of Belfast history.

Belfast, ME - Official Website - History of Belfast


History of Belfast. Early History In the spring of 1770, Belfast was settled by Scottish-Irish families from Londonderry, New Hampshire. Legend has it that the  ...

Irish history Live - Queen's University Belfast


Irish History Live is an exciting online venture aimed primarily at students in Great Britain, the Republic of Ireland, and Northern Ireland studying for Highers, ...

Belfast is the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland, the second-largest city in Ireland after Dublin, and is situated around the River Lagan, which runs ... More »
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Belfast Riots – A Short History | The Irish Story


Jan 9, 2013 ... Belfast rioters gather ammunition in the 1920s In recent articles on the Irish ... This is a short introduction into the history of civil strife in Belfast.

A History of Belfast - Localhistories.org


The city of Belfast began in the early 17th century. The name Belfast is a corruption of the Gaelic words Beal Feirste meaning mouth of the sandy ford. The town ...

Belfast Historical Society & Museum: Belfast Maine


Belfast Historical Society and Museum - Belfast Maine. Come and visit us in Belfast, Maine and learn about our rich maritime and cultural history.