Faqs about northern ireland ireland's history is a long story of suffering, suppression and poverty, but also one of strong people who refuse to give up and who manage to see things from a humorous side in the face of hardship. The troubles refers to a violent thirty-year conflict framed by a civil rights march in londonderry on 5 october 1968 and the the good friday agreement on 10 april 1998 at the heart of the conflict lay the constitutional status of northern ireland.
Why is there so much talk of catholics and protestants in the conflict in northern ireland the republic of ireland is historically a catholic country and a large majority of the irish are catholics. A brief history of ireland: english version from crosscare migrant project on vimeo early irish history historians estimate that ireland was first settled by humans at a relatively late stage in european terms – about 10,000 years ago.
While most of the native irish were catholic, most of the settlers were protestant at the start of the twentieth century there was a sustained campaign to break the link with britain however, in the north there was a campaign to maintain the link or union with great britain. Irish teacher paul ruddy has added to his brilliant collection of youtube videos with a brief history of the conflicts in the north (of ireland) the 10 minute film is a fantastic resource for anyone wanting a brief overview of the history of the troubles in northern ireland. According to one historian of the conflict, the stress of the troubles engendered a breakdown in the previously strict sexual morality of northern ireland, resulting in a confused hedonism in respect of personal life.
The northern ireland conflict 1968-1998 – an overview john_dorney 9 february, 2015 irish history , overview the british army, deployed to restore order in belfast in 1969. Irish teacher paul ruddy has added to his brilliant collection of youtube videos with a brief history of the conflicts in the north (of ireland) the 10 minute film is a fantastic resource for anyone wanting a brief overview of the history of the troubles in northern ireland ruddy has created.
The troubles refers to the three-decade conflict between nationalists (mainly self-identified as irish or roman catholic) and unionists (mainly self-identified as british or protestant) the term the troubles was previously used to refer to the irish revolutionary period  [a] it was adopted to refer to the escalating violence in northern ireland after 1969. The history of northern ireland has since been dominated by the division of society along sectarian faultlines and conflict between (mainly catholic) irish nationalists and (mainly protestant) unionists.
The story of ireland: a history of the irish people [neil hegarty] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers in this groundbreaking history of ireland, neil hegarty presents a fresh perspective on ireland's past comprehensive and engaging. For more detailed articles see, the irish story, civil war archive the irish civil war was a conflict between irish nationalists in 1922-23 over whether or not to accept the anglo-irish treaty the treaty came about as a result of both 2012 irish history, overview, the irish civil war john dorney lays out the need-to-know facts about the.
A brief history of “the troubles” since i should not assume that everyone here is informed about the nature of the conflict in northern ireland, i will give you a quick history lesson while most of the native irish were catholic, most of the settlers were protestant.