Research

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...
Allison LIRA Allison LIRA
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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...
Allison LIRA Allison LIRA
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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...
Allison LIRA Allison LIRA
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Mixed Emotions: A short history of mixed marriage in…

Mixed Emotions: Real Stories of Mixed Marriage by Northern Ireland Mixed Marriage Association February 2012 Chapter 11: A short history of mixed marriage in...
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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...
Allison LIRA Allison LIRA
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Flags

In western Europe, national flags often represented a territorial area as well as the Christian faith, so that many included a cross. The French...
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Interfaces

According to the CAIN (Conflict Archive in the Internet) website, a peace line or peace wall are “physical barriers between the Protestant/Loyalist community and...
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5 min read

Sport

We recognise that sport is a powerful tool in bringing people together. We know that sport can play a central role in breaking down...
Avatar Katy FIELD
3 min read

Churches

Northern Ireland is one of the most religious countries in Europe, only surpassed by Poland and Malta. Religion by itself has shaped its most...
Avatar Ignacio ALVAREZ PRIETO
6 min read