Northern Ireland troubles

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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Troubles

During the meetings the parties discussed the possibility of British withdrawal from an independent Northern Ireland. The failure of Sunningdale led to the serious consideration in London until November 1975 of independence. Had the withdrawal occurred ...

www.bbc.co.uk/history/troubles

A historical overview of the Troubles in Northern Ireland during the late 20th century.

www.theirishstory.com/2015/02/09/the-northern-ireland-conflict-1968-1998-an-overview

Feb 9, 2015 ... In the latest in our series of overviews, a summary of 'The Troubles', by John Dorney. The Northern Ireland conflict was a thirty year bout of political violence, low intensity armed conflict and political deadlock within the six north-eastern counties of Ireland that formed part of the United Kingdom of Great ...

What are the troubles in Northern Ireland?

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The conflict in Northern Ireland, which has killed thousands, has political and religious roots that are centuries old. In modern times the conflict is centred on opposing views of the area's status. Some people in Northern Ireland, especially the mainly Protestant Unionist community, believe it should remain part of the United ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/in-northern-ireland-getting-past-the-troubles-52862004

The Troubles, as Northern Ireland's sectarian strife came to be known, erupted nearly 40 years ago, when Catholic Irish nationalists, favoring unification with the Irish Republic to the south, began a violent campaign against Britain and the Loyalist Protestant paramilitaries who supported continued British rule. Over some 30 ...

www.cnn.com/2013/10/30/world/europe/northern-ireland-fast-facts/index.html

Oct 27, 2017 ... Northern Ireland's history has been marked by sectarian violence, although in recent years, its political parties have been working toward compromise, and the two sides now make up a power-sharing government. Nationalists prefer to belong to a single, united Ireland. Unionists prefer to remain a part of ...

How has interest in Northern Ireland changed since the end of the troubles?

www.cfr.org/backgrounder/northern-ireland-peace-process

The Good Friday Agreement has brought considerable progress and relative calm to Northern Ireland since 1998, but much work remains to dampen sectarian ... of conflict between the late 1960s and 1990s that claimed more than thirty-five hundred lives, and the era, known as the Troubles, largely pitted the historically ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Ireland_peace_process

The Northern Ireland peace process is often considered to cover the events leading up to the 1994 Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) ceasefire, the end of most of the violence of the Troubles, the Good Friday (or Belfast) Agreement of 1998, and subsequent political developments.

www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2012/08/201281292223454712.html

Aug 15, 2012 ... Since partition in 1921, the island of Ireland has been divided between Northern Ireland, part of the United Kingdom, which comprises the six northern counties ... On April 10, 1998, the Troubles took an important step towards ending with the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, also known as the Belfast ...

Northern Ireland Troubles