Northern Ireland - A short overview of the conflict in Ireland

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Northern Ireland A SHORT OVERVIEW OF THE CONFLICT IN IRELAND The North, sometimes called Ulster, with its capital Belfast, is part of the U.K. It is ruled by the British Parliament in London and has the Queen as head of state. The South, which is called the Republic of Ireland, is an independent country with its own government and parliament in Dublin. The head of state is the President. Recent violence in Northern Ireland is all about one simple question: Should the North stay part of the U.K. or should it join the South as part of a united and independent country? People of the North cannot agree about the answer. The Unionists or Loyalists, who are mostly Protestants, want to stay within the U.K. The Nationalists or Republicans, who are mostly Catholics, want the North to join the ...

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