IN NORTHERN IRELAND

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IN NORTHERN IRELAND
Culturas y Civilizaciones
Political versus
Geographical demarcations
THE “TROUBLES”
IN NORTHERN IRELAND (i)
The beginnings of the riots between
Catholics and Protestants in 1969
• 1972 – “Bloody Sunday” in Derry
• 1973 – “The Sunningdale Agreement”
Proportion of Catholics
in Belfast and Derry
Peace lines
Security gates
“Óglaígh na hÉireann”
(Volunteers of Ireland, IRA)
Michael Stone as “King Billy”
King William of Orange
King Billy crossing the Boyne
Cú Chulainn
Hunger Strike Mural
Electoral bid of Gerry Adams for
Westminster election
Loyalist Flags and Symbols
FLAGS
• The flag of the UK
• The red flag of the City of
Derry
• The white and red flag of
Ulster
SYMBOLS
• The shield of the City of
Derry
• “Vita Veritas Victoria”
THE “TROUBLES”
IN NORTHERN IRELAND (ii)
The Anglo-Irish Agreement of 1985
• Signed by Margaret Thatcher and Garret
Fitzgerald
• The subsequent cease-fire attempts
Red Hand of Ulster and
various flags
Loyalist
Response to
the AngloIrish
Agreement
of 1985
Thatcher/Britain
oppressing Ireland
UVF Mural
Celtic warrior and symbols
“I am Ireland”
I am older than the Old
Woman of Bearra,
Great is my glory,
I who gave birth to
Cuchulain the brave,
Great is my shame,
My own family
Have sold their mother.
I am Ireland,
I am lonelier than the Old
Woman of Bearra
(Padraic Pearse)
THE “TROUBLES”
IN NORTHERN IRELAND (iii)
The British-Irish Agreement of
1998 and the late peace process
Towards a peace process
“Time to go” Mural
1998 British-Irish Agreement
Protestant parades
“Twelfth” parade
Protestant Graffiti
PARAMILITARY
ORGANIZATIONS
On the Catholic side
• IRA
• INLA
• RIRA
On the Protestant side
• UDA
• UVF
• UFF
Post-Troubles Mural

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