Northern Ireland religion

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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_Northern_Ireland

Christianity is the largest religion in Northern Ireland. According to a 2007 Tearfund survey, Northern Ireland was the most religious part of the UK, with 45% regularly attending church. Because of recent immigration, the Roman Catholic Church has seen a small growth in adherents, while the other Christian groups have ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demography_of_Northern_Ireland

Map of religion or religion brought up in from the 2011 census in Northern Ireland . Stronger blue indicates a higher proportion of Catholics. Stronger red indicates a higher proportion of Protestants. The following table shows the religion stated by respondents to the 2001 and 2011 censuses.

www.ninis2.nisra.gov.uk/public/census2011analysis/religion/religionCommentary.pdf

Religion in Northern Ireland. Religion 2001 - 2011. *The first Census of Northern Ireland took place in 1926; earlier figures are drawn from the Census of Ireland. * *The 1981 Census was subject to a campaign of non-cooperation in some areas, which resulted in a lower than expected figure for those stating 'Catholic' and a ...

What is the religion in Northern Ireland?

www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/two-tribes-a-divided-northern-ireland-1.3030921

Apr 1, 2017 ... The UK's decision to leave the EU has coincided with a renewed focus on demographic shifts in Northern Ireland. ... are taught in separate schools, but while the educational divide is often expressed in solely religious terms, schools can reflect the nationalist or unionist identity of communities they serve.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Segregation_in_Northern_Ireland

The segregation involves Northern Ireland's two main voting blocs – Irish nationalist/republicans (mainly Roman Catholic) and unionist/loyalist (mainly Protestant). It is often seen as both a cause and effect of the "Troubles". A combination of political, religious and social differences plus the threat of intercommunal tensions ...

cain.ulst.ac.uk/ni/religion.htm

Religion in Northern Ireland. Summary. The main religious denominations in Northern Ireland are;. Catholic; Church of Ireland; Presbyterian; Free Presbyterian; Methodist; Baptist; Brethren. The 1991 census returns showed that 84 per cent of people were members of one of the main Christian denominations. 11 per cent of ...

How did being raised in Northern Ireland color your idea of religion?

www.nytimes.com/2011/07/11/sports/golf/northern-irelands-mcilroy-transcends-boundaries.html

Jul 10, 2011 ... A Roman Catholic born and raised in a small town just over the border in the Republic of Ireland, he threaded his way through the political and .... “It is very, very unusual that someone comes to prominence in Northern Ireland without it being clear from the outset what religion they are,” McCann said in a ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange_Order

The Loyal Orange Institution, more commonly known as the Orange Order, is a Protestant fraternal organisation based primarily in Northern Ireland. It also has a significant presence in the Scottish Lowlands and lodges throughout the Commonwealth, as well as in the United States and Togo. The Orange Order was founded ...

www.vox.com/2017/6/14/15794440/religious-northern-ireland-party-dup-uk-brexit

Jun 14, 2017 ... May will likely hold on to a Tory government, however precariously, by aligning with the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). ... The Evening Standard raised the possibility that DUP influence might lead to abortion restrictions within mainland UK; the Telegraph's “Seven Things You Didn't Know ...

Northern Ireland Religion