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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 »


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 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.


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  ...


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


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) ...


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,  ...