The Northern Ireland Conflict


Discover The Northern Ireland Conflict



Bloody Sunday, 1972

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The expression Bloody Sunday refers to a sad episode in Northern Irish history. It refers to the events of...

The Troubles in Northern Ireland

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A dark period of 30 years is called “Troubles“, a dark period which marked Northern Ireland for the rest...

The Treaty of London

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The Treaty of London is an Anglo-Irish agreement that was signed on December 6, 1921, and which put an...

Bloody Friday (1972)

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Bloody Friday (July 21, 1972) refers to a series of bomb attacks allegedly carried out by the IRA on...

Hunger Strikes in the 1980s

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The hunger strikes of 1981 were a consequence of years of conflict in Northern Ireland, pitting Irish Republican prisoners...

Battle of the Boyne

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The Battle of the Boyne (12 July 1690) is a famous battle in Ireland, which took place in 1690...

Dirty Protest

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The Dirty Protest (1978-1981) is a term referring to the methods of protest used by Republican prisoners in Northern...

The Blanket Protest

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The Blanket Protest (1976-1981) is a term referring to a form of peaceful protest adopted by Republican prisoners (IRA...

The Guildford Pub Attacks

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The Guidlford Pub Bombings were IRA-sponsored bombings on October 5, 1974. These two attacks caused the explosion of the...


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Northern Ireland is historically a territory that suffered enormously from the Anglo-Irish conflict. Between war of territory, war of ideology and war of religion, the British province has unfortunately suffered painful historical episodes, which have often outraged the international press.