Research

Housing

In 1967, the Dungannon District Council allocated a new house to a single Protestant woman who had links to a local Unionist politician. Also...
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Churches

Conflicts between different branches of the same Christian religion, namely Roman Catholicism and Protestantism, have shaped and defined Ireland’s communities, politics, and culture for...
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Europe

“No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the Continent, a part of the main; if a clod...
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Language

The 2011 Census reports that over 95% of Northern Ireland’s population use English as their primary language. However, Northern Ireland lays claim to several...
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Trauma

It is estimated that more than 3,700 people died and around 50,000 were maimed and injured during the conflict in Northern Ireland, with each...
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Parades

Parades can act as a demonstration of religious faith and community that allow groups to celebrate their tradition and cultural heritage. In Northern Ireland,...
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Segregation and Mixing

The end of the Troubles presented a golden opportunity for the unwinding of divisions and the promotion of greater societal cohesion between Catholics and...
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Education

With the establishment of the state of Northern Ireland, the unionist government under Lord Londonderry attempted to create a singular education system. However, this...
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Cost of Division

“Separate but equal is not an option. Parallel living and the provision of parallel services are unsustainable both morally and economically … the costs...
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