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Northern Ireland


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  • proper n. A province of the United Kingdom, situated in the northeastern part of the island of Ireland.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a division of the United Kingdom located on the northern part of the island of Ireland


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  • Get rid of the money pit we call Northern Ireland and allow its union with the Irish Republic If Wales really wants to leave, so be it, though that would be the one constituent part of the UK that I would be the most sad to are leave.

    It is interesting that Sir George Young took the opportunity...

  • There was once a time, not so very long ago, when the name Northern Ireland was synonymous with terrorist violence. - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • The government had provided for two jurisdictions - one called Northern Ireland and one called Southern Ireland.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • I posted here yesterday on what I see as the BBC's shameful participation in the sanitising of the appeasement of terrorism here in Northern Ireland aka "peace process".


  • The actual title of the country is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, which is really the name not of a place but of a distinctly odd 17th-century political compromise.

    England Made Them

  • Self-government came in a very British context, and present endeavours for greater self-government have more to do with relating what happens in Wales to what happens in Scotland and Northern Ireland in other words: other parts of the UK.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Election Day is quite dull in Northern Ireland, which is a tad disappointing if you happen to be a political junkie like me.

    If Martina Purdy says things are "steady" then that's good enough for me

  • Paisley might best be described as the Northern Ireland version of Pat Robertson --- except even crazier.

    There Are More roads Than Honest Men

  • I have opposed it very strongly to the extent recently of joining the United Kingdom Unionist Party in Northern Ireland, which is the smallest of the three Unionist Parties but very determined on the maintenance of the union.

    The Long Affair: Thomas Jefferson and the French Revolution, 1785-1800

  • We have endorsed what they call the twin-track proposal by the two governments in Northern Ireland, which is basically a proposal to have prepatory talks of varying levels move forward at the same time that there would be an international body to address the issue of arms that has become an obstacle to moving towards all party talks.

    Background Briefing On President Trip To Ireland


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