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The A2 is a major road in Northern Ireland, a considerable length of which is often referred to the Antrim Coast Road because much of it follows the scenic coastline of County Antrim; other parts of the road follow the coasts in Counties Down and Londonderry.
The A5 is a major primary route in Northern Ireland.
Aileen Reid (née Morrison) (born 15 June 1982 in Derry) is a professional triathlete from Northern Ireland who represented Ireland at the London 2012 & Rio 2016 Olympics.
Alex Attwood (born 26 April 1959) is an Irish politician, who served as Minister for Environment in the Northern Ireland Executive.
Alicante, or Alacant, both the Spanish and Valencian being official names, is a city and port in Spain on the Costa Blanca, the capital of the province of Alicante and of the comarca of Alacantí, in the south of the Valencian Community.
The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship (SFC), the premier competition in Gaelic football, is an annual series of games played in Ireland and organised by the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA).
Allstate NI is a company based in Belfast, Derry and Strabane in Northern Ireland.
Amanda Burton (born 10 October 1956) is a Northern Irish actress, well known for her television roles, including Heather Black in the Channel 4 soap opera Brookside, Beth Glover in Peak Practice, Sam Ryan in the BBC crime drama series Silent Witness, Clare Blake in ''The Commander'' and Karen Fisher in ''Waterloo Road''.
Amelia Mary Earhart (born July 24, 1897; disappeared July 2, 1937) was an American aviation pioneer and author.
The Anglican Diocese of Mashonaland was formed in 1891 and its first bishop was George Knight-Bruce.
Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.
Anglicisation (or anglicization, see English spelling differences), occasionally anglification, anglifying, englishing, refers to modifications made to foreign words, names and phrases to make them easier to spell, pronounce, or understand in English.
The Anglo-Irish Treaty (An Conradh Angla-Éireannach), commonly known as The Treaty and officially the Articles of Agreement for a Treaty Between Great Britain and Ireland, was an agreement between the government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and representatives of the Irish Republic that concluded the Irish War of Independence.
An anime convention is an event or gathering with a primary focus on anime, manga and Japanese culture.
The Apprentice Boys of Derry is a Protestant fraternal society with a worldwide membership of over 10,000, founded in 1814 and based in the city of Derry, Northern Ireland.
The arms industry, also known as the defense industry or the arms trade, is a global industry responsible for the manufacturing and sales of weapons and military technology.
Arqiva is a British telecommunications company which provides infrastructure and broadcast transmission facilities in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, along with commercial WiFi and smart meter facilities for Scotland and the north of England.
Austins was a department store in the Diamond area of Derry in Northern Ireland.
Ballynagalliagh is a townland in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Ballyoan Cemetery is a cemetery in Derry, Northern Ireland.
Baltimora was an Italian music project active in the 1980s.
Basil Stanlake Brooke, 1st Viscount Brookeborough, (9 June 1888 – 18 August 1973), styled as Sir Basil Brooke, 5th Baronet from 1907–52, was an Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) politician who became the third Prime Minister of Northern Ireland in May 1943, holding office until March 1963.
Basketball Northern Ireland (BNI) is the National Governing Body for Basketball in Northern Ireland.
The Battle of Aughrim (Cath Eachroma) was the decisive battle of the Williamite War in Ireland.
The Battle of Newtownbutler took place near Enniskillen in County Fermanagh, Ireland, now in Northern Ireland, in 1689 and was part of the Williamite War in Ireland between the forces of William III and Mary II and those of King James II.
The Battle of Scarrifholis was fought in County Donegal in the north-west of Ireland on 21 June 1650, during the Irish Confederate Wars – part of the Wars of the Three Kingdoms (Irish: Cogadh na dTrí Ríocht).
The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest continuous military campaign in World War II, running from 1939 to the defeat of Germany in 1945.
The Battle of the Bogside was a very large communal riot that took place from 12 to 14 August 1969 in Derry, Northern Ireland.
The Battle of the Boyne (Cath na Bóinne) was a battle in 1690 between the forces of the deposed King James II of England, and those of Dutch Prince William of Orange who, with his wife Mary II (his cousin and James's daughter), had acceded to the Crowns of England and Scotland in 1688.
BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend (previously known as One Big Weekend, for 2012 as Radio 1's Hackney Weekend, and for 2018 as BBC Music's Biggest Weekend) is a music festival run by BBC Radio 1.
BBC Radio Foyle (BBC Raidió Feabhail) is a BBC Northern Ireland local radio station, serving County Londonderry in Northern Ireland.
BBC Television is a service of the British Broadcasting Corporation.
Belfast (is the capital city of Northern Ireland, located on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland.
Belfast Central is a railway station serving the city of Belfast in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Belfast Great Victoria Street is a major railway station serving the city centre of Belfast, Northern Ireland.
In heraldry and heraldic vexillology, a blazon is a formal description of a coat of arms, flag or similar emblem, from which the reader can reconstruct the appropriate image.
Bloody Sunday – sometimes called the Bogside Massacre – was an incident on 30 January 1972 in the Bogside area of Derry, Northern Ireland, when British soldiers shot 28 unarmed civilians during a peaceful protest march against internment.
Robert Gerard Sands (Roibeárd Gearóid Ó Seachnasaigh; 9 March 19545 May 1981) was a member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army who died on hunger strike while imprisoned at HM Prison Maze after being sentenced for firearms possession.
The Bogside is a neighbourhood outside the city walls of Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
The Bogside Artists are a trio of mural painters from Derry, Northern Ireland, consisting of Tom Kelly, his brother William Kelly, and Kevin Hasson (b. 8 January 1958).
A bonded warehouse, or bond, is a building or other secured area in which dutiable goods may be stored, manipulated, or undergo manufacturing operations without payment of duty.
Brian Bernard Cowen (born 10 January 1960) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as Taoiseach from 2008 to 2011, Leader of Fianna Fáil from 2008 to 2011, Minister for Foreign Affairs from January 2011 to March 2011 and 2000 to 2004, Minister for Defence from February 2011 to March 2011, Tánaiste from 2007 to 2008, Deputy Leader of Fianna Fáil from 2002 to 2008, Minister for Finance from 2004 to 2008, Minister for Health and Children from 1997 to 2000, Minister for Transport, Energy and Communications from 1993 to 1994, Minister for Energy in January 1993 and Minister for Labour from 1992 to 1993.
Brian Patrick Friel (9 January 1929 – 2 October 2015), born in Omagh, Northern Ireland, was a dramatist, short story writer and founder of the Field Day Theatre Company.
Brigade Cricket Club is a cricket club in Derry, Northern Ireland, playing in North West Senior League 1.
RHS Britain in Bloom is the largest horticultural campaign in the United Kingdom.
The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland.
The Burning of Derry took place on 19 April 1608 during O'Doherty's Rebellion when Sir Cahir O'Doherty led a force of rebels to storm Derry in Ulster.
Bus Éireann (Irish Bus) is a bus and coach operator providing services throughout the Republic of Ireland with the exception of Dublin Region bus services, which are provided by sister company Dublin Bus.
C9TV (Channel 9 Television) was a local television station based in Derry, Northern Ireland.
Sir Cahir O'Doherty (Cathaoir Ó Dochartaigh; (Caṫaoir Ó Doċartaiġ; 1587–1608) was the last Gaelic Lord of Inishowen in north-west Ireland. O'Doherty was a noted loyalist during Tyrone's Rebellion and became known as the Queen's O'Doherty for his service on the Crown's side during the fighting. After the war O'Doherty had ambitions to become a courtier and applied for a position in the household of Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales, but he increasingly came into dispute with Irish-based officials such as the Viceroy Sir Arthur Chichester and the Governor of Derry Sir George Paulet. In 1608 he launched O'Doherty's Rebellion, seizing Derry from Paulet and burning it to the ground. O'Doherty was subsequently killed in a battle at Kilmacrennan, and the rebellion swiftly collapsed.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
Catholic emancipation or Catholic relief was a process in the Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in the late 18th century and early 19th century that involved reducing and removing many of the restrictions on Roman Catholics introduced by the Act of Uniformity, the Test Acts and the penal laws.
Celtic Thunder is an Irish singing group and stage show known for its eclectic, theatrical style show.
Charles I (19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649) was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649.
Charlie Nash (born 1951 in Derry, Northern Ireland), is a retired boxer.
The Church of Ireland (Eaglais na hÉireann; Ulster-Scots: Kirk o Airlann) is a Christian church in Ireland and an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion.
Córas Iompair Éireann (Irish Transport System), or CIÉ, is a statutory corporation of the Republic of Ireland, answerable to the Irish Government and responsible for most public transport in Ireland and – jointly with its Northern Ireland counterpart, the Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company – the railway service between Ireland and Northern Ireland.
City of Derry Airport is a regional airport located northeast of Derry, Northern Ireland.
The City Of Derry Jazz And Big Band Festival is a jazz festival held annually in Derry, Northern Ireland.
The City of Derry Rugby Football Club is a rugby club, formed in 1881 in Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
The City of Derry Tramways was a tramway in Derry, Ireland that operated from 1897 until 1919.
The City of London is a city and county that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London.
City status in the United Kingdom is granted by the monarch of the United Kingdom to a select group of communities:, there are 69 cities in the United Kingdom – 51 in England, six in Wales, seven in Scotland and five in Northern Ireland.
Civil and political rights are a class of rights that protect individuals' freedom from infringement by governments, social organizations, and private individuals.
Coleraine (Flanaghan, Deirdre & Laurence; Irish Place Names, page 194. Gill & Macmillan, 2002.) is a large town and civil parish near the mouth of the River Bann in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Colin Murphy is a Northern Irish comedian.
The College of Arms, sometimes referred to as the College of Heralds, is a royal corporation consisting of professional officers of arms, with jurisdiction over England, Wales, Northern Ireland and some Commonwealth realms.
Saint Columba (Colm Cille, 'church dove'; Columbkille; 7 December 521 – 9 June 597) was an Irish abbot and missionary credited with spreading Christianity in what is today Scotland at the start of the Hiberno-Scottish mission.
Conor Terence Murphy (born 10 July 1963) is an Irish republican Sinn Féin politician who was the Member of the Legislative Assembly of Northern Ireland for Newry and Armagh.
County Antrim (named after the town of Antrim)) is one of six counties that form Northern Ireland. Adjoined to the north-east shore of Lough Neagh, the county covers an area of and has a population of about 618,000. County Antrim has a population density of 203 people per square kilometre or 526 people per square mile. It is also one of the thirty-two traditional counties of Ireland, as well as part of the historic province of Ulster. The Glens of Antrim offer isolated rugged landscapes, the Giant's Causeway is a unique landscape and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bushmills produces whiskey, and Portrush is a popular seaside resort and night-life area. The majority of Belfast, the capital city of Northern Ireland, is in County Antrim, with the remainder being in County Down. It is currently one of only two counties of Ireland to have a majority of the population from a Protestant background, according to the 2001 census. The other is County Down to the south.
County Coleraine, called the County of Colerain in the earliest documents, was one of the counties of Ireland from 1585 to 1613.
County Donegal (Contae Dhún na nGall) is a county of Ireland in the province of Ulster.
The County Donegal Railways Joint Committee operated an extensive narrow gauge railway system serving county Donegal, Ireland, from 1906 until 1960.
County Londonderry (Contae Dhoire; Ulster-Scots: Coontie Lunnonderrie), also known as County Derry, is one of the six counties of Northern Ireland.
County Tyrone is one of the six historic counties of Northern Ireland.
Craigavon is a planned settlement in northern County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
The Craigavon Bridge is one of three bridges in Derry, Northern Ireland.
Crescent Link Retail Park is an out-of-town retail park located in the south eastern periphery of Derry, Northern Ireland.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
Culmore is a townland in Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Damian Joseph McGinty Jr. (born 9 September 1992) is an actor and singer from Derry, Northern Ireland.
Dana Rosemary Scallon (born Rosemary Brown on 30 August 1951), known in her singing career as Dana, is a British-born Irish singer and former politician who served as Member of the European Parliament from 1999 to 2004.
Daniel Pinta Quigley is a four time world professional kickboxer from Derry, Northern Ireland.
Dara Ó Briain (born 4 February 1972) is an Irish comedian and television presenter based in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Darron Thomas Daniel Gibson (born 25 October 1987) is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder.
Das Kapital, also known as Capital.
A defensive wall is a fortification usually used to protect a city, town or other settlement from potential aggressors.
The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is a unionist political party in Northern Ireland.
Derry, officially Londonderry, is the second-largest city in Northern Ireland and the fourth-largest city on the island of Ireland.
Derry is a city in Northern Ireland.
Derry is a fictional town and a part of Stephen King's fictional Maine topography.
The Derry and District League is an amateur football league in Derry.
Derry City and Strabane District Council (Comhairle Chathair Dhoire agus Cheantar an tSratha Báin; Ulster-Scots: Derry Cittie & Stràbane Destrìck Cooncil) is a local authority in Northern Ireland that was established on 1 April 2015.
Derry City Council (Comhairle Cathrach Dhoire; Ulster-Scots: Derry Cittie Cooncil) was the local government authority for the city of Derry in Northern Ireland.
Derry City Football Club (Cumann Peile Chathair Dhoire) is a professional football club based in Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
The Derry County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) (Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Coiste Chontae Dhoire) or Derry GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland.
The Derry Journal is a newspaper based in Derry, Northern Ireland, serving County Londonderry as well as County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland.
Derry is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States.
Erected in 1927, the Diamond War Memorial is located on The Diamond in the centre of Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
A diesel multiple unit or DMU is a multiple-unit train powered by on-board diesel engines.
The Diocese of Derry and Raphoe is a Diocese of the Church of Ireland in the north-west of Ireland.
Doire Colmcille CLG is a Gaelic Athletic Association club based in Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Donegal County Council (Comhairle Contae Dhún na nGall) is the authority responsible for local government in County Donegal, Ireland.
Drumahoe is a village and townland in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
A dual carriageway (British English) or divided highway (American English) is a class of highway with carriageways for traffic travelling in opposite directions separated by a central reservation.
A dual gauge railway is a track that allows the passage of trains of two different track gauges.
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.
Eamonn McCann (born 10 March 1943) is an Irish politician, journalist and political activist from Derry, Northern Ireland.
The title of Earl of Ulster has been created six times in the Peerage of Ireland and twice Peerage of the United Kingdom.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
General Sir Edward Pemberton Leach (2 April 1847 – 27 April 1913) was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Edwardian architecture is an architectural style popular during the reign of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom (1901 to 1910).
The Edwardian era or Edwardian period of British history covers the brief reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910, and is sometimes extended in both directions to capture long-term trends from the 1890s to the First World War.
Eglinton (formerly known as Muff) is a village in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
The English Reformation was a series of events in 16th century England by which the Church of England broke away from the authority of the Pope and the Roman Catholic Church.
Enniskillen is a town and civil parish in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.
Erol Alkan (born 30 May 1974) is a London-based electro DJ of Turkish Cypriot descent.
The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU).
The Eurovision Song Contest (Concours Eurovision de la chanson), often simply called Eurovision, is an international song competition held primarily among the member countries of the European Broadcasting Union.
Everton Football Club is a football club in Liverpool, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.
The Executive Office is a devolved Northern Ireland government department in the Northern Ireland Executive with overall responsibility for the running of the Executive.
F&W Media International Limited, formerly known as David & Charles Publishers (also styled as David and Charles), is a publisher of illustrated non-fiction books, eBooks, digital products, craft patterns and online education courses.
Faro is a municipality and bishopric, the southernmost city and seat of the district of the same name, in the Algarve region of southern Portugal.
Seán Feargal Sharkey (born 13 August 1958) is a singer from Northern Ireland most widely known as the lead vocalist of pop punk band The Undertones in the 1970s and 1980s, and also for solo works in the 1980s and 1990s.
Ferencvárosi Torna Club, known as Ferencváros, is a Hungarian professional football club based in Ferencváros, Budapest, that plays in the Hungarian League.
Foyle (Ulster Scots: Foyle) is a constituency in the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Foyle is a parliamentary constituency in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom.
The Foyle Bridge is a bridge in Derry, Northern Ireland.
Foyle College is a co-educational non-denominational voluntary grammar school in Derry City, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
The Foyle Cup is a youth soccer tournament held every year in Derry City, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Foyleside Shopping Centre is a shopping centre in Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Frederick Augustus Hervey, 4th Earl of Bristol PC DD FRS (1 August 1730 – 8 July 1803), was an 18th-century Anglican prelate.
Free Derry Corner is a historical landmark in the Bogside neighbourhood of Derry, Northern Ireland, which lies in the intersection of the Lecky Road, Rossville Street and Fahan Street.
The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA; Cumann Lúthchleas Gael, (CLG)) is an Irish international amateur sporting and cultural organisation, focused primarily on promoting indigenous Gaelic games and pastimes, which include the traditional Irish sports of hurling, camogie, Gaelic football, Gaelic handball and rounders.
Gaelic football (Irish: Peil Ghaelach; short name Peil or Caid), commonly referred to as football or Gaelic, is an Irish team sport.
Galway (Gaillimh) is a city in the West of Ireland, in the province of Connacht.
The Garter Principal King of Arms (also Garter King of Arms or simply Garter) is the senior King of Arms, and the senior Officer of Arms of the College of Arms, the heraldic authority with jurisdiction over England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The Genealogical Office is an office of the Government of Ireland containing genealogical records.
George Farquhar (1677The explanation for the dual birth year appears in Louis A. Strauss, ed., (Boston: D.C. Heath & Co., 1914), p. v. Strauss notes that "Our sole source of information as to the time of his birth is the entry of his matriculation in the register of Trinity College" on 17 July 1694, where "His age is given as 17." Earlier biographers took this to mean Farquhar was in his 17th year—hence born in 1678—and Strauss favors this date. But later writers, such as William Myers, ed.,, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995), p. vii, give the dual year, and John Ross, ed., George Farquhar: The Recruiting Officer (New Mermaids), 2nd ed., (London: A&C Black, 1991), p. xiii, gives a birthdate of "ca. 1677" for the playwright. – 29 April 1707) was an Irish dramatist.
George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, KG (6 December 1608 – 3 January 1670) was an English soldier and politician, and a key figure in the Restoration of the monarchy to King Charles II in 1660.
Georgian architecture is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of architectural styles current between 1714 and 1830.
Gerald Michael "Gerry" Anderson (28 October 1944 – 21 August 2014), was a radio and television broadcaster for BBC Northern Ireland.
Gerrymandering is a practice intended to establish a political advantage for a particular party or group by manipulating district boundaries.
The Giant's Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic fissure eruption.
Girls Aloud are an English-Irish pop girl group, which was created through the ITV talent show Popstars: The Rivals in 2002.
Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.
Glasgow Airport, also unofficially Glasgow International Airport, formerly Abbotsinch Airport, is an international airport in Scotland, located west of Glasgow city centre.
Glendermott Cricket Club is a cricket club in Derry, Northern Ireland, playing in the North West Championship.
The Glorious Revolution, also called the Revolution of 1688, was the overthrow of King James II of England (James VII of Scotland) by a union of English Parliamentarians with the Dutch stadtholder William III, Prince of Orange, who was James's nephew and son-in-law.
The Good Friday Agreement (GFA) or Belfast Agreement (Comhaontú Aoine an Chéasta or Comhaontú Bhéal Feirste; Ulster-Scots: Guid Friday Greeance or Bilfawst Greeance) was a major political development in the Northern Ireland peace process of the 1990s.
The Government of Ireland (Rialtas na hÉireann) is the cabinet that exercises executive authority in the Republic of Ireland.
The Great Famine (an Gorta Mór) or the Great Hunger was a period of mass starvation, disease, and emigration in Ireland between 1845 and 1849.
The Great Northern Railway (Ireland) (GNR(I) or GNRI) was an Irish gauge railway company in Ireland.
Greencastle, is a commercial fishing port located in the north of the scenic Inishowen Peninsula on the north coast of County Donegal, Ireland on Lough Foyle.
The Guildhall in Derry, Northern Ireland, is a building in which the elected members of Derry and Strabane District Council meet.
A hard disk drive (HDD), hard disk, hard drive or fixed disk is an electromechanical data storage device that uses magnetic storage to store and retrieve digital information using one or more rigid rapidly rotating disks (platters) coated with magnetic material.
Harrods is a luxury department store located on Brompton Road in Knightsbridge, London.
Helen Quigley is a former Social Democratic and Labour Party politician from Derry in Northern Ireland.
Henry Docwra, 1st Baron Docwra of Culmore (1564 – 18 April 1631) was a leading English-born soldier and statesman in early seventeenth-century Ireland.
A heraldic badge, emblem, impresa, device, or personal device worn as a badge indicates allegiance to, or the property of, an individual or family.
A horsecar, or horse-drawn tram, is an animal-powered (usually horse) tram or streetcar.
Hurling (iománaíocht, iomáint) is an outdoor team game of ancient Gaelic and Irish origin.
In polymer science, Hypalon is a trademark for chlorosulfonated polyethylene (CSPE) synthetic rubber (CSM) noted for its resistance to chemicals, temperature extremes, and ultraviolet light.
Ian Allan Publishing is a UK publisher, established in 1942, which specialised in transport books.
Iarnród Éireann, also known as Irish Rail in English, is the operator of the national railway network of Ireland.
Idrottsföreningen Kamraterna Göteborg (officially IFK Göteborg Fotboll), commonly known as IFK Göteborg, IFK (especially locally) or simply Göteborg, is a Swedish professional football club based in based in Gothenburg.
Inishowen is a peninsula in County Donegal, Republic of Ireland.
Institute Football Club is a Northern Irish semi-professional association football club playing in the NIFL Premiership.
Invista, headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, United States, is the world's largest integrated fiber, resin and intermediates company.
The Irish Football Association (IFA) is the governing body for association football in Northern Ireland.
Irish measure or plantation measure was a system of units of land measurement used in Ireland from the 16th century plantations until the 19th century, with residual use into the 20th century.
Irish nationalism is an ideology which asserts that the Irish people are a nation.
The Irish Rebellion of 1641 (Éirí Amach 1641) began as an attempted coup d'état by Irish Catholic gentry, who tried to seize control of the English administration in Ireland to force concessions for Catholics.
The Irish Republican Army (IRA) (Óglaigh na hÉireann) was an Irish republican revolutionary paramilitary organisation.
The Irish War of Independence (Cogadh na Saoirse) or Anglo-Irish War was a guerrilla war fought from 1919 to 1921 between the Irish Republican Army (IRA, the army of the Irish Republic) and the British security forces in Ireland.
James VI and I (James Charles Stuart; 19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625.
Jenners Department Store, now known simply as Jenners, is a department store located in Edinburgh, Scotland, and was the oldest independent department store in Scotland until its acquisition by House of Fraser in 2005.
Jennifer Johnston (born 12 January 1930 in Dublin) is an Irish novelist.
James Harry McShane (23 May 1957 – 29 March 1995) was a Northern Irish singer, known as the front-man of Italian band Baltimora.
John Francis Duddy (born 19 June 1979) is an Irish actor and former professional boxer who fought from 2003 to 2010.
John Henry Whyte (30 April 1928 in Penang, Malaya – 16 May 1990 in New York, United States) was an Irish historian, political scientist and author of books on Northern Ireland, divided societies and on church-state affairs in Ireland.
John Hume, KCSG (born 18 January 1937) is an Irish former politician from Derry, Northern Ireland.
John Park VC (February 1835 – 16 May 1863), born in Derry, Ireland, was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Arthur Joyce Lunel Cary (7 December 1888 – 29 March 1957) was an Irish novelist.
Karl MarxThe name "Karl Heinrich Marx", used in various lexicons, is based on an error.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Kevlar is a heat-resistant and strong synthetic fiber, related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora.
The Kriegsmarine (literally "War Navy") was the navy of Germany from 1935 to 1945.
The League of Ireland (Sraith na hÉireann), together with the Football Association of Ireland, is one of the two main governing bodies responsible for organising association football in the Republic of Ireland.
Letterkenny, nicknamed "the Cathedral Town", is the largest and most populous town in County Donegal in Ulster, Ireland.
Letters patent (always in the plural) are a type of legal instrument in the form of a published written order issued by a monarch, president, or other head of state, generally granting an office, right, monopoly, title, or status to a person or corporation.
Lifford (historically anglicised as Liffer) is the county town of County Donegal, Ireland.
Limerick (Luimneach) is a city in County Limerick, Ireland.
Lisneal College is a controlled secondary school located in Derry, Northern Ireland.
This list of kings and queens of the Kingdom of England begins with Alfred the Great, King of Wessex, one of the petty kingdoms to rule a portion of modern England.
The Nobel Prizes (Nobelpriset, Nobelprisen) are prizes awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Swedish Academy, the Karolinska Institutet, and the Norwegian Nobel Committee to individuals and organizations who make outstanding contributions in the fields of chemistry, physics, literature, peace, and physiology or medicine.
This is an alphabetical list of towns and villages in Northern Ireland.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is an international airport serving North West England.
The livery companies of the City of London, currently 110 in number, comprise London's ancient and modern trade associations and guilds, almost all of which are styled the "Worshipful Company of..." their respective craft, trade or profession.
The Londonderry and Enniskillen Railway (L&ER) was an Irish gauge railway in Ireland.
The Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway Company (The L&LSR, the Swilly) was an Irish public transport and freight company that operated in parts of County Londonderry and County Donegal between 1853 and 2014.
Londonderry Cow Market railway station served Derry, County Londonderry in Northern Ireland.
Londonderry Island is an island (UFI -889706) in the Magallanes Region at the western end of the Beagle Channel and Darwin Sound.
Londonderry Port, now operating as Foyle Port, is a port on Lough Foyle in Northern Ireland.
Londonderry Railway Station, known commonly as Waterside Railway Station, is a railway terminus in the city of Derry in Northern Ireland, on the east bank of the River Foyle.
The Londonderry Sentinel is a newspaper based in Derry, Northern Ireland.
Londonderry Victoria Road railway station served Derry, County Londonderry in Northern Ireland.
Londonderry is a town in western Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States.
Lonely Planet is the largest travel guide book publisher in the world.
Sir George Paulet (1553–1608), also known as Pawlet or Powlet, was a son of John Paulet, 2nd Marquess of Winchester or of Sir George Paulet (died 1558) of Crondall, Hampshire, brother of William Paulet, 1st Marquess of Winchester, and his third wife, Elizabeth, daughter of William Windsor, 2nd Baron Windsor.
Lough Foyle, sometimes Loch Foyle (or "loch of the lip"), is the estuary of the River Foyle, on the north coast of Ireland.
Lough Swilly in Ireland is a glacial fjord or sea inlet lying between the western side of the Inishowen Peninsula and the Fanad Peninsula, in County Donegal.
Lumen Christi College is a co-educational Catholic grammar school in Bishop Street, Derry, Northern Ireland.
Lumiere is the UK's largest light festival.
Macy's (originally R. H. Macy & Co.) (stylized macy*s) is an American department store chain founded in 1858 by Rowland Hussey Macy.
Ulster University, Magee campus is located in Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
The Maiden City Festival (Ulster-Scots: tha Maiden Citie Blythe-Tid) takes place in Derry, Northern Ireland in the second week in August each year.
Maine is a U.S. state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Mark Durkan (born 26 June 1960) is an Irish SDLP politician from Northern Ireland.
Mark Henry Durkan (born 3 March 1978) is a Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) politician in Northern Ireland who was elected to the Northern Ireland Assembly in 2011, representing the Foyle constituency.
Martin Luther King III (born October 23, 1957) is an American human rights advocate and community activist.
James Martin Pacelli McGuinness (Séamus Máirtín Pacelli Mag Aonghusa; 23 May 1950 – 21 March 2017) was an Irish republican and Sinn Féin politician who was the deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland from May 2007 to January 2017.
Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill (born 1 March 1952) is a professional football manager and former player, from Northern Ireland, who is manager of the Republic of Ireland national team.
Admiral Sir Max Kennedy Horton, & Two Bars, SGM (29 November 1883 – 30 July 1951) was a British submariner during the First World War and commander-in-chief of the Western Approaches in the later half of the Second World War, responsible for British participation in the Battle of the Atlantic.
Maydown (meaning "plain of the stronghold") is a small village and townland in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
The McCorkell Line was a shipping line operated by Wm.
The Met Office (officially the Meteorological Office) is the United Kingdom's national weather service.
Metro is the trading name for bus company Citybus in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
A metropolitan area, sometimes referred to as a metro area or commuter belt, is a region consisting of a densely populated urban core and its less-populated surrounding territories, sharing industry, infrastructure, and housing.
Micheál Martin (born 1 August 1960) is an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who has served as Leader of the Opposition in Ireland since March 2011 and Leader of Fianna Fáil since February 2011.
Miles Ryan VC (1826 – January 1887) was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
The Millennium Forum is a theatre and conference centre in Newmarket Street, Derry, Northern Ireland.
A monastery is a building or complex of buildings comprising the domestic quarters and workplaces of monastics, monks or nuns, whether living in communities or alone (hermits).
Mossley West railway station is located in the townland of Ballyhenry in the north of Newtownabbey, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Na Magha CLG is a Gaelic Athletic Association club based in Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Nadine Elizabeth Louise Coyle (born 15 June 1985) is an Irish singer, songwriter, actress, and model.
A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.
The National Football League (NFL; Sraith Náisiúnta Peile) is an annual Gaelic football competition between the senior county teams of Ireland plus London.
Edward Neil Anthony Hannon (born 7 November 1970) is a Northern Irish singer and songwriter.
Nell McCafferty (born 28 March 1944) is an Irish journalist, playwright, civil rights campaigner and feminist.
Neoprene (also polychloroprene or pc-rubber) is a family of synthetic rubbers that are produced by polymerization of chloroprene.
The Nerve Centre is a youth self-help organisation established in 1990 in Derry, Northern Ireland to provide a creative outlet for youth culture and the many young people who feel excluded from the "arts sector".
New Hampshire is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
The New Model Army of England was formed in 1645 by the Parliamentarians in the English Civil War, and was disbanded in 1660 after the Restoration.
Newbuildings or New Buildings is a large village in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
NI Railways, also known as Northern Ireland Railways (NIR) and for a brief period Ulster Transport Railways (UTR), is the railway operator in Northern Ireland.
The Northern Ireland Football League Championship, known as the NIFL Bluefin Sport Championship for sponsorship reasons, is the second division of the Northern Ireland Football League, the national football league in Northern Ireland.
Nik Cohn (also written Nick Cohn) is a British rock journalist, born in London in 1946.
The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish, Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin), administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences and medicine.
The Normans (Norman: Normaunds; Normands; Normanni) were the people who, in the 10th and 11th centuries, gave their name to Normandy, a region in France.
Norroy and Ulster King of Arms is the King of Arms at the College of Heralds with jurisdiction over England north of the Trent and Northern Ireland.
North Star Basketball Club is a basketball club affiliated to Basketball Ireland and Basketball Northern Ireland.
North West Regional College is a further education and higher education college in the north-west region of Northern Ireland.
The North West Senior League is the provincial cricket league within the North West Cricket Union jurisdiction in Ireland, which covers counties Londonderry, Fermanagh, and part of Tyrone in Northern Ireland and County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland.
The Northern Counties Committee (NCC) was a railway that served the north-east of Ireland.
Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.
Northern Ireland is a constituency of the European Parliament.
The Northern Ireland Assembly (Tionól Thuaisceart Éireann, Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlan Assemblie) is the devolved legislature of Northern Ireland.
The Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association was an organisation that campaigned for civil rights in Northern Ireland during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
The Northern Ireland Intermediate League is an amateur intermediate league based in the north-west region of Northern Ireland.
Nova Scotia (Latin for "New Scotland"; Nouvelle-Écosse; Scottish Gaelic: Alba Nuadh) is one of Canada's three maritime provinces, and one of the four provinces that form Atlantic Canada.
O'Doherty's rebellion took place in 1608 when the landowner Sir Cahir O'Doherty began an uprising against the authorities in the north-west of Ireland.
An oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus (Latin "oak tree") of the beech family, Fagaceae.
Oakgrove Integrated College is an integrated secondary school based in Derry, Northern Ireland.
An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.
Old Irish (Goídelc; Sean-Ghaeilge; Seann Ghàidhlig; Shenn Yernish; sometimes called Old Gaelic) is the name given to the oldest form of the Goidelic languages for which extensive written texts are extant.
Omagh is the county town of County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
Owen Roe O'Neill (Eoghan Ruadh Ó Néill; c. 1585 – 6 November 1649) was a Gaelic Irish soldier and one of the most famous of the O'Neill dynasty of Ulster in Ireland.
Oxford United Stars Football Club is a Northern Ireland football club, founded in 1937, based in Derry.
The Parliament of England was the legislature of the Kingdom of England, existing from the early 13th century until 1707, when it became the Parliament of Great Britain after the political union of England and Scotland created the Kingdom of Great Britain.
The Parliament of the United Kingdom, commonly known as the UK Parliament or British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and overseas territories.
A Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (also called a Parliamentary Secretary, especially in government departments not headed by a Secretary of State) is the lowest of three tiers of government minister in the government of the United Kingdom, immediately junior to a Minister of State, which is itself junior to a Secretary of State.
The partition of Ireland (críochdheighilt na hÉireann) was the division of the island of Ireland into two distinct jurisdictions, Northern Ireland and Southern Ireland.
A passing loop (UK usage) or passing siding (North America) (also called a crossing loop, crossing place or, colloquially, a hole) is a place on a single line railway or tramway, often located at a station, where trains or trams travelling in opposite directions can pass each other.
The Peace Bridge is a cycle and foot bridge across the River Foyle in Derry, Northern Ireland.
Phil Coulter (born 19 February 1942) is an Irish musician, songwriter and record producer.
A planned community, or planned city, is any community that was carefully planned from its inception and is typically constructed on previously undeveloped greenfield land.
The Plantation of Ulster (Plandáil Uladh; Ulster-Scots: Plantin o Ulstèr) was the organised colonisation (plantation) of Ulstera province of Irelandby people from Great Britain during the reign of James VI and I. Most of the colonists came from Scotland and England, although there was a small number of Welsh settlers.
Political science is a social science which deals with systems of governance, and the analysis of political activities, political thoughts, and political behavior.
A post town is a required part of all postal addresses in the United Kingdom, and a basic unit of the postal delivery system.
Presbyterianism is a part of the reformed tradition within Protestantism which traces its origins to Britain, particularly Scotland, and Ireland.
The Prime Minister of Northern Ireland was the head of the Government of Northern Ireland between 1921 and 1972.
A privy council is a body that advises the head of state of a nation, typically, but not always, in the context of a monarchic government.
Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.
PRS for Music Limited (formerly The MCPS-PRS Alliance Limited) is the UK’s leading collection society, bringing together two collection societies: the Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) and the Performing Right Society (PRS).
Q102.9, Northwest's Best Music, is a radio station based in Derry, County Londonderry.
The Raytheon Company is a major U.S. defense contractor and industrial corporation with core manufacturing concentrations in weapons and military and commercial electronics.
The Raytheon 9 are a group of anti-war activists from the Derry Anti-War Coalition who caused considerable damage to the Raytheon factory in Derry, Northern Ireland.
Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.
The Republic of Ireland national football team (Foireann peile náisiúnta Phoblacht na hÉireann) represents Ireland in association football.
The Republic of Ireland–United Kingdom border, also known as the Irish border, runs for Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland, 1999MFPP Working Paper No.
Restoration literature is the English literature written during the historical period commonly referred to as the English Restoration (1660–1689), which corresponds to the last years of the direct Stuart reign in England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland.
Richard Óg de Burgh, 2nd Earl of Ulster and 3rd Baron of Connaught (1259 – 29 July 1326), called The Red Earl (Latinized to de Burgo), was one of the most powerful Irish nobles of the late 13th and early 14th centuries.
Richard Francis Needham, 6th Earl of Kilmorey, (born 29 January 1942), usually known as Sir Richard Needham, is a British Conservative politician.
The Richmond Centre is a shopping centre in Derry, Northern Ireland.
The River Bann (an Bhanna, from ban-dea, meaning "goddess"; Ulster-Scots: Bann Wattèr) is the longest river in Northern Ireland, its length, Upper and Lower Bann combined, being 129 km (80 mi).
The River Foyle is a river in west Ulster in the northwest of the island of Ireland, which flows from the confluence of the rivers Finn and Mourne at the towns of Lifford in County Donegal, Republic of Ireland, and Strabane in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
Roma Downey (born 6 May 1960) is an actress, producer, and author from Northern Ireland.
Roundheads were supporters of the Parliament of England during the English Civil War.
The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN; French: Marine royale canadienne) is the naval force of Canada.
A royal charter is a formal document issued by a monarch as letters patent, granting a right or power to an individual or a body corporate.
Royal Mail plc (Post Brenhinol; a' Phuist Rìoghail) is a postal service and courier company in the United Kingdom, originally established in 1516.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
The Royal Ulster Constabulary was the police force in Northern Ireland from 1922 to 2001.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
Ryanair is an Irish low-cost airline founded in 1984, headquartered in Swords, Dublin, Ireland, with its primary operational bases at Dublin and London Stansted airports.
Saint Brendan's Irish Cream Liqueur is a cream liqueur named after Saint Brendan.
The Highlands (the Hielands; A’ Ghàidhealtachd, "the place of the Gaels") are a historic region of Scotland.
Scouting in Northern Ireland is represented by three Scouting associations.
Seagate Technology PLC (commonly referred to as Seagate) is an American data storage company.
Seamus Deane (born 9 February 1940) is an Irish poet, novelist, critic and intellectual historian.
Seamus Justin Heaney (13 April 1939 – 30 August 2013) was an Irish poet, playwright and translator.
Seán Dolan's GAC (CLG Seán Ó Dubhláin) is a Gaelic Athletic Association club based in Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Sectarianism is a form of bigotry, discrimination, or hatred arising from attaching relations of inferiority and superiority to differences between subdivisions within a group.
Shannon Airport (Aerfort na Sionna) is one of Ireland's three primary airports, along with Dublin and Cork.
Shantallow is a townland in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
The Siege of Derry, (Léigear Dhoire), was the first major event in the Williamite War in Ireland.
Sinn Féin (isbn) is a left-wing Irish republican political party active in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
The slash is an oblique slanting line punctuation mark.
Saint Mary's GAC Slaughtmanus (CLG Naomh Mhuire Leacht Mhanuis) is a Gaelic Athletic Association club based in Slaughtmanus on the outskirts of Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Sligo (—) is a coastal seaport and the county town of County Sligo, Ireland, within the western province of Connacht.
The Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) is a social-democratic and Irish nationalist political party in Northern Ireland.
Spandex, Lycra or elastane is a synthetic fiber known for its exceptional elasticity.
St Cecilia's College (Irish: Coláiste Naomh Síle) is a secondary school located in Derry, Northern Ireland.
St Columb's Cathedral in the walled city of Derry, Northern Ireland is the mother church of the Church of Ireland Diocese of Derry and Raphoe and the parish church of Templemore.
St Columb's College is a Roman Catholic boys' grammar school in Derry, Northern Ireland and, since 2008, a specialist school in Mathematics and Sports.
St Eugene's Cathedral is the Roman Catholic cathedral located in Derry, Northern Ireland.
St Joseph's Boys' School is a secondary school in Westway in the Creggan area of Derry, Northern Ireland.
A standard-gauge railway is a railway with a track gauge of.
Steelstown Brian Óg's GAC (CLG Bhriain Óig Baile Stíl) is a Gaelic Athletic Association club based in Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Strabane, historically spelt Straban, is a town in west Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
The Strabane Canal is a short (four mile) canal in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
Strabane District Council (Comhairle Ceantair an tSratha Báin; Ulster-Scots: Stràbane Destrìck Cooncil) was a local council in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland established by the Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972.
Strathfoyle (from Srath Feabhail) is a village in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland It is about north east of Derry.
Sportverein Werder Bremen von 1899 e. V., commonly known as Werder Bremen, is a German sports club located in Bremen in the northwest German federal state Free Hanseatic City of Bremen.
The Divine Comedy are an orchestral pop band from Northern Ireland formed in 1989 and fronted by Neil Hannon.
The Society of the Governor and Assistants, London, of the New Plantation in Ulster, within the Realm of Ireland, commonly called the Irish Society or The Honourable The Irish Society, is a consortium of livery companies of the City of London set up in 1613 to colonise County Londonderry during the Plantation of Ulster.
The Irish News is a compact daily newspaper based in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
The Sash (also known as The Sash My Father Wore) is a ballad from the Irish province of Ulster commemorating the victory of King William III in the Williamite War in Ireland in 1690–1691.
"The Town I Loved So Well" is a song written by Phil Coulter about his childhood in Derry, Northern Ireland.
The Troubles (Na Trioblóidí) was an ethno-nationalist conflict in Northern Ireland during the late 20th century.
The Undertones are a punk rock band formed in Derry, Northern Ireland, in 1974.
TheGuardian.com, formerly known as Guardian.co.uk and Guardian Unlimited, is a British news and media website owned by the Guardian Media Group.
Thornhill College (Coláiste Cnoch na nDealg) is a Roman Catholic grammar school for girls.
Tierra del Fuego (Spanish for "Land of Fire") is an archipelago off the southernmost tip of the South American mainland, across the Strait of Magellan.
Tom McGuinness is an Irish retired Gaelic footballer who played for Derry between 1968 and 1980.
Tomo-Dachi was an anime convention based in Derry, Northern Ireland.
Translink is the brand name of the Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company (NITHCo), a public corporation in Northern Ireland which provides the public transport in the region.
Trojans Football Club is an intermediate football club based in Derry, Northern Ireland, currently playing in the Northern Ireland Intermediate League.
The Tudor conquest (or reconquest) of Ireland took place under the Tudor dynasty, which held the Kingdom of England during the 16th century.
Tyrconnell, also spelled Tirconnell, was a kingdom of Gaelic Ireland, associated geographically with present-day County Donegal.
The UK City of Culture is a designation given to a city in the United Kingdom for a period of one year.
Widespread UK telephone code misconceptions, in particular brought on by the Big Number Change in 2000, have been reported by regulator Ofcom since publication of a report it commissioned in 2004.
Ulster (Ulaidh or Cúige Uladh, Ulster Scots: Ulstèr or Ulster) is a province in the north of the island of Ireland.
The Ulster Senior Football Championship is a GAA inter-county competition for gaelic football teams in the Irish province of Ulster.
The Ulster Transport Authority (UTA) ran rail and bus transport in Northern Ireland from 1948 until 1966.
The Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) is a unionist political party in Northern Ireland.
Ulster University (Ollscoil Uladh, Ulster Scots: Ulstèr Universitie or Ulstèr Varsitie), officially the University of Ulster, is a multi-campus public university located in Northern Ireland.
Ulsterbus is a public transport operator in Northern Ireland and operates bus services outside Belfast.
Unionism in Ireland is a political ideology that favours the continuation of some form of political union between the islands of Ireland and Great Britain.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
The University for Derry Committee or University for Derry Action Committee was a group campaigning for the New University of Ulster to be located in the city of Derry.
Vermont is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system.
Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century.
The Wars of the Three Kingdoms, sometimes known as the British Civil Wars, formed an intertwined series of conflicts that took place in the kingdoms of England, Ireland and Scotland between 1639 and 1651.
The Waterside (Ulster-Scots: Wattèrbroo) generally refers to the part of Derry on the east bank of the River Foyle.
The Western Approaches is an approximately rectangular area of the Atlantic ocean lying immediately to the west of Ireland and parts of Great Britain.
William Cecil Campbell (born 28 June 1930) is an Irish and American biologist and parasitologist known for his work in discovering a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworms, for which he was jointly awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
William Thomas Gaul (1850–1927) was Rector of All Saints Church, Du Toit's Pan, Kimberley, afterwards of St Cyprian's Church, Kimberley, Rural Dean of Griqualand West, and Archdeacon in what was still the Diocese of Bloemfontein, before being elected the second Bishop of Mashonaland, where he styled himself "the smallest bishop with the largest diocese in Christendom." He officiated at the funeral of Cecil John Rhodes and helped draft the Rhodes Trust Deed.
Willie Doherty (born 1959) is an artist from Northern Ireland, who has mainly worked in photography and video.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yorkshire (abbreviated Yorks), formally known as the County of York, is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom.
Railways with track gauge of are broad gauge railways, currently in use in Australia, Brazil, Ireland and Northern Ireland.
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