Winding across 499 km of farms, fields, and forests, with nearly 300 crossing points, the almost-invisible border dividing the island of Ireland looms large over the United Kingdom’s planned exit from the European Union. 2,063 more words
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At 4pm on Valentine’s Day, DUP leader Arlene Foster announced the end of the current phase of talks to restore the Stormont Parliament and Executive, which have been suspended since the January 2017 resignation of the late Martin McGuinness. 1,912 more words
Carson's betrayal of women? Unionist attitudes and actions towards female suffrage during the third home rule crisis.
‘Carson’s betrayal of women’? Unionist attitudes and actions towards female suffrage during the Home Rule crisis 1912-1914.
The issue of female suffrage in the context of the Home Rule crisis is complex and multi layered. 4,039 more words
If there is one thing guaranteed to annoy me in reading an article or listening to a debate on politics in the north – well, beyond the normal level of annoyed that usually brings – it’s when people bring religion into it. 2,009 more words
Due to the rising number of Catholics as a share of Northern Ireland’s population and the possible ramifications of Brexit, there has been an increased pushed for a border poll, especially by Sinn Féin. 2,406 more words