Murders in Northern Ireland in March had onlookers worried that the region might return to the violence of old.
Now, questions are emerging about the accuracy of her remarks during a trip to Northern Ireland this week.
Think only of the triumph of 22-year-old golfing prodigy Golfer Rory McIlroy from Northern Ireland at the U.S. Open last month.
Hearing, Committee on Foreign Affairs—“The Northern Ireland Peace Process Today: Attempting to Deal with the Past”
I fear that many people outside of Northern Ireland often serve as enablers, whether we intend to or not.
An English drummer once instructed me during a railroad journey from southern to Northern Ireland.
Winter twilight was drawing on when we sighted land—Northern Ireland it was.
All Americans can be proud that our leadership helped to bring peace in Northern Ireland.
It may be mentioned here that there are various attractions in Northern Ireland outside the scope of this work.
Some especial influence certainly has modified Northern Ireland's action, nature, and life.
Note: Northern Ireland was created in 1920, when Britain established separate parliaments for the parts of Ireland dominated by Protestants and by Roman Catholics. The Protestant portion remained in union with Britain.
Note: Demands for equal civil and economic rights by the Catholic minority, beginning in the late 1960s, led to a renewal of violence between Catholics and Protestants.
Note: The Irish Republican Army (IRA), a nationalist organization dedicated to the unification of Ireland, has staged terrorist attacks on British troops in Northern Ireland, as well as other random terrorist attacks in Britain.
Note: A peace accord reached on Good Friday, 1998, provided for the restoration of home rule, which Britain had suspended in 1972 when it assumed direct control of Northern Ireland. By the terms of this accord, both Britain and the Republic of Ireland agreed to give up their constitutional claims on Northern Ireland. Voters in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland approved the accord later in 1998. The failure of the IRA to disarm threw this accord into jeopardy until recently. There is now reasonable hope for a settlement.