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Belfast is the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland, and the second largest on the island of Ireland. On the River Lagan, it had a population of 333,871 in ... More »

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

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Apr 28, 2017 ... NOW THE HISTORY Belfast dates back to the early 17th century and, although a relatively young settlement, is Northern Ireland's largest, and ...

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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.

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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 ...

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Belfast is a fascinating place... ... 20 things you might not know about Belfast. .... One of the great figures of British history: Elizabeth I - The Virgin Queen. Article.

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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  ...

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The Early History of Belfast, from 'The Story of Belfast and its Surroundings', written by Mary Lowry, and published circa 1913.

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A historical overview of the Troubles in Northern Ireland during the late 20th century. ... British army soldiers patrol the streets of Belfast, Northern Ireland ( BBC) ...

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History; Everyday life in the Troubles. play Everyday Life Everyday life in the Northern Ireland Troubles, 1968 - 1998 The aftermath of a bomb blast in Belfast,  ...