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Flashcards in Chapter 10 - Northern ireland Deck (12):
1

How many times did Westminster establish Direct Rule over Northern Ireland 1998 - 2012?

5 times

2

When was the Good Friday Agreement?

1998

3

Define the term unionist

Supporter of membership of the UK

4

Define the term nationalist

Supporter of achieving rights for catholics and the eventual joining of NI with mainland Ireland

5

Define the term Republican (in Ireland)

Those who used political violence to end British rule in NI

6

Define the term Loyalist

Those that used political violence to support British Rule in NI

7

When did Stormont Parliament last from and to?

1922-72

8

When was Direct Rule in London imposed removing Stormont?

1972

9

What were special circumstances applied to NI?

Conditional status as UKmember
Separate administration
'Irish Dimension'
Communal Conflict
Distinctive Party System
Security

10

What percentage of NI is Catholic?

45%

11

How many were killed in the real IRA initiated bombings in 1998 in Omagh?

29

12

What institutions did the GFA create (name 3)

NI Assembly
NI Executive
North-South Ministerial Council
British-Irish Council
British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference

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