[12][85] The BBC style guide is to refer to Northern Ireland as a province, and use of the term is common in literature and newspaper reports on Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom. Both the national flag and the national anthem of present-day Ireland drive origins directly from the Rising. Is that you? Many thanks to all the people who have contributed or made suggestions. The BBC has two regional radio stations which broadcast in Northern Ireland, BBC Radio Ulster and BBC Radio Foyle. Strangford Lough is the largest inlet in the British Isles, covering 150 km2 (58 sq mi). Following Irish defeat at the Battle of Kinsale, though, the region's Gaelic, Roman Catholic aristocracy fled to continental Europe in 1607 and the region became subject to major programmes of colonialism by Protestant English (mainly Anglican) and Scottish (mainly Presbyterian) settlers. Popes Innocent XI and Alexander VIII had supported William of Orange instead of his maternal uncle and father-in-law James II, despite William being Protestant and James a Catholic, due to William's participation in alliance with both Protestant and Catholic powers in Europe in wars against Louis XIV (the "Sun King"), the powerful King of France who had been in conflict with the papacy for decades. “She’s a big milly” Northern Ireland is a common law jurisdiction and its common law is similar to that in England and Wales. [64], The main political divide in Northern Ireland is between unionists, who wish to see Northern Ireland continue as part of the United Kingdom, and nationalists, who wish to see Northern Ireland unified with the Republic of Ireland, independent from the United Kingdom. Developed "straight from the horse's mouth". The make-up of the Northern Ireland Assembly reflects the appeals of the various parties within the population. C’ mere: A command. May also be sporting a bum-fluff moustache. A great place with great people nonetheless! [44], As expected, the Houses of the Parliament of Northern Ireland resolved on 7 December 1922 (the day after the establishment of the Irish Free State) to exercise its right to opt out of the Free State by making an address to the King. Foreign flags are also found, such as the Palestinian flags in some nationalist areas and Israeli flags in some unionist areas. Northern Ireland shares both the culture of Ireland and the culture of the United Kingdom. Answer to the question "Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a unionist, a nationalist or neither? For the most part, Protestants feel a strong connection with Great Britain and wish for Northern Ireland to remain part of the United Kingdom. In addition, the upper house of the UK parliament, the House of Lords, currently has some 25 appointed members from Northern Ireland. The Belfast Giants have competed in the Elite Ice Hockey League since the 2000–01 season and are the sole Northern Irish team in the league. “The craic is mighty lads, get the beers in”, D is for… Does my head in: Expression. In 1914, they smuggled thousands of rifles and rounds of ammunition from Imperial Germany for use by the Ulster Volunteers (UVF), a paramilitary organisation opposed to the implementation of Home Rule. It has a load of different meanings! Clinker: Similar to Beezer. The new state, formed in 1801, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, was governed from a single government and parliament based in London. “I’m ascared of heights.” W is for… These nine county teams participate in the Ulster Senior Football Championship, Ulster Senior Hurling Championship, All-Ireland Senior Football Championship and All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship. Northern Ireland has traditionally had an industrial economy, most notably in shipbuilding, rope manufacture and textiles, but most heavy industry has since been replaced by services, primarily the public sector. The body of statute law affecting Northern Ireland reflects the history of Northern Ireland, including Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, the Northern Ireland Assembly, the former Parliament of Northern Ireland and the Parliament of Ireland, along with some Acts of the Parliament of England and of the Parliament of Great Britain that were extended to Ireland under Poynings' Law between 1494 and 1782. Northern Ireland comprises a patchwork of communities whose national loyalties are represented in some areas by flags flown from flagpoles or lamp posts. “Come here” [57], The new Articles 2 and 3, added to the Constitution to replace the earlier articles, implicitly acknowledge that the status of Northern Ireland, and its relationships within the rest of the United Kingdom and with the Republic of Ireland, would only be changed with the agreement of a majority of voters in each jurisdiction. The local economy has seen contraction during the Great Recession. “Alright big lad?” How do other sports in the island cope with the situation? the Union Flag. Northern Ireland's golf courses include the Royal Belfast Golf Club (the earliest, formed in 1881), Royal Portrush Golf Club, which is the only course outside Great Britain to have hosted The Open Championship, and Royal County Down Golf Club (Golf Digest magazine's top-rated course outside the United States).[171][172]. None of the hills are especially high, with Slieve Donard in the dramatic Mournes reaching 850 metres (2,789 ft), Northern Ireland's highest point. Swal: An alcoholic beverage. Leaders in Dublin expected a substantial reduction in the territory of Northern Ireland, with nationalist areas moving to the Free State. “That child has a face like my hoop”, I is for… Since 1972, it has had no official status. In international competitions, the Ireland national rugby union team's recent successes include four Triple Crowns between 2004 and 2009 and a Grand Slam in 2009 in the Six Nations Championship. “Wee Stevie got lifted by the peelers last night”, M is for… Ireland Before You Die is the biggest Irish travel and culture website. The Irish national anthem is also played at Dublin home matches, being the anthem of the host country.[167]. OWC (Our Wee Country, from a 1996 quote by Barry Hunter) A term of endearment and love for Northern Ireland (our wee country) Irlandia Północna (nasz mały kraj) Example – (Barry Hunter, 1996) “What about our wee country”. Ragein’: Angry, fuming. Tourism has been a major growth area since the end of the Troubles. “Put the kette on and we’ll have a cup of tae” There are substantial uplands in the Sperrin Mountains (an extension of the Caledonian mountain belt) with extensive gold deposits, granite Mourne Mountains and basalt Antrim Plateau, as well as smaller ranges in South Armagh and along the Fermanagh–Tyrone border. 4.3% were born elsewhere; triple the amount there were in 2001. The "Ballast" investigation by the Police Ombudsman has confirmed that British forces, and in particular the RUC, did collude with loyalist paramilitaries, were involved in murder, and did obstruct the course of justice when such claims had been investigated,[55] although the extent to which such collusion occurred is still disputed. Dander: Walk. NICRA's campaign, seen by many unionists as an Irish republican front, and the violent reaction to it proved to be a precursor to a more violent period. Nationalists are overwhelmingly Catholic and descend from the population predating the settlement, with a minority from the Scottish Highlands as well as some converts from Protestantism. The six counties of Northern Ireland are among the nine governed by the Ulster branch of the Irish Rugby Football Union, the governing body of rugby union in Ireland. Furthermore, there are no citations to support this in … “I cried my lamps out”, “I got my lamps punched last night” The English-controlled Kingdom of Ireland had been declared by the English king Henry VIII in 1542, but Irish resistance made English control fragmentary. “Why did you buy a chocolate fire guard, is your head cut?”. Tea: Dinner. Black people of various origins made up 0.2% of the 2011 population and people of mixed ethnicity made up 0.2%. “This pub is really oul” Oul-Doll: Old Lady. Additionally, the Republic's government also has the right to "put forward views and proposals" on non-devolved matters in relation to Northern Ireland. A. This is a funny art print, perfect for any room in your home, office etc. Northern Irish Slang Northern Irish slang includes: "Craic" "Yeooo" "Shem" " Get her bucked " "Yer ma" " Pure beaut " " Ragin' " "Norn Iron" "Whataboutche?" Although counties are no longer used for local governmental purposes, they remain a popular means of describing where places are. The economy of Northern Ireland was the most industrialised of Ireland, declining as a result of the political and social turmoil of the Troubles,[29] but economically growing significantly since the late 1990s. [56], The Troubles were brought to an uneasy end by a peace process which included the declaration of ceasefires by most paramilitary organisations and the complete decommissioning of their weapons, the reform of the police, and the corresponding withdrawal of army troops from the streets and from sensitive border areas such as South Armagh and Fermanagh, as agreed by the signatories to the Belfast Agreement (commonly known as the "Good Friday Agreement"). [92] Many media outlets in the Republic use "North of Ireland", or simply "the North". Despite Northern Ireland's small population, the national team qualified for the World Cup in 1958, 1982 and 1986, making it to the quarter-finals in 1958 and 1982 and made it the first knockout round in the European Championships in 2016. [119] In 2011, 88.8% of the population were born in Northern Ireland, with 4.5% born elsewhere in Britain, and 2.9% born in the Republic of Ireland. The state-owned Channel 4 and the privately owned Channel 5 also broadcast in Northern Ireland. I held a number of jobs while I lived in Belfast, including a stint as a preschool teacher (no one can … “Get the spuds on love, I’m starvin’” The Northern Ireland Office is led by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, who sits in the Cabinet of the United Kingdom. Spuds: Potatoes. Attractions include cultural festivals, musical and artistic traditions, countryside and geographical sites of interest, public houses, welcoming hospitality and sports (especially golf and fishing). The highest-ranked Northern Ireland professional on the world circuit presently is Mark Allen from Antrim. Some of the heirs to Ireland's violent traditions refused to give up their inheritance. And those dialects of Armagh and Down were also very similar to the dialects of Galloway. As well as broadcasting standard UK-wide programmes, BBC NI produces local content, including a news break-out called BBC Newsline. This is one of the four major cycles of Irish mythology. Motorcycle racing is a particularly popular sport during the summer months, with the main meetings of the season attracting some of the largest crowds to any outdoor sporting event in the whole of Ireland. Stickin’ Out! They are currently able to compete in Test cricket, the highest level of competitive cricket in the international arena and they are one of the twelve full-member countries under the ICC. Disagreement on names, and the reading of political symbolism into the use or non-use of a word, also attaches itself to some urban centres. The political unrest went through its most violent phase between 1968 and 1994. “I’ve bought a brand new jam jar” Oul: Old. New Clothing Range! “I didn’t nuck your milk”, O is for… : Expression, meaning are you wise? The sport is governed locally by the Northern Ireland Billiards and Snooker Association who run regular ranking tournaments and competitions. Also in north Antrim are the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Mussenden Temple and the Glens of Antrim. “Get your lazy hole out of bed and go to work” Grand: Good. Norn Iron, Northern Ireland, definition print, banter, slang, funny print, wall art, Christmas gift, housewarming,office print, FREE P+P BellaArtesandCrafts £ 8.00 FREE UK delivery “Let’s go to the offie and buy some beer” Oul: Old. However, because in the past Catholic families tended to send their deaf children to schools in Dublin[citation needed] where Irish Sign Language (ISL) is commonly used, ISL is still common among many older deaf people from Catholic families. One of a kind. Fegs: Cigarettes. “That oul-doll looks like your Ma” Perfect for the summer. Owing to the outbreak of civil war in the Free State, the work of the commission was delayed until 1925. It is still used by some British army regiments. The county boundaries still appear on Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland Maps and the Phillips Street Atlases, among others. Barrick/Barrick Buster: Reference to a 2 Litre bottle of cider. In addition racing on purpose built circuits take place at Kirkistown and Bishop's Court,[175] whilst smaller road race meetings are held such as the Cookstown 100, the Armoy Road Races[176] and the Tandragee 100[177] all of which form part of the Irish National Road Race Championships[178] and which have produced some of the greatest motorcycle racers in the history of the sport, notably Joey Dunlop. Some are very hard to understand and others, strange. In 1973, Northern Ireland held a referendum to determine if it should remain in the United Kingdom, or be part of a united Ireland. UK flags policy states that in Northern Ireland, "The Ulster flag and the Cross of St Patrick have no official status and, under the Flags Regulations, are not permitted to be flown from Government Buildings. Yeo. Many Catholics however, generally aspire to a United Ireland or are less certain about how to solve the constitutional question. European route E01 runs from Larne through the island of Ireland, Spain and Portugal to Seville. Meanwhile, the Fourth Home Rule Bill passed through the British parliament in 1920 and received royal assent that December, becoming the Government of Ireland Act 1920. One of Ireland's regular international venues is Stormont in Belfast. Efforts by members of the Northern Ireland Assembly to legislate for some official uses of the language have failed to achieve the required cross-community support, and the UK government has declined to legislate. Events and IPPV's throughout Northern Ireland.[183]. The significance of the Belfast Agreement of 1998", "Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey, 2008; Module:Community Relations, Variable:IRISH", "Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey, 1998; Module:Community Relations, Variable:IRISH", "Home Office Immigration & Nationality Charges 2018", "Council of Europe Charter monitoring report, 2010", "Presbyterians and the Irish Language Roger Blaney (Ulster Historical Foundation/The Ultach Trust, £6.50) ISBN 0-901905-75-5". “Stop faffin’ around and do some work” [26][27] The 1998 Good Friday Agreement was a major step in the peace process, including the decommissioning of weapons and security normalisation, although sectarianism and religious segregation remain major social problems, and sporadic violence has continued.[28]. speaknorniron@yahoo.co.uk. In January 1919 they unilaterally established a separate parliament in Ireland (the First Dáil) and declared Ireland to be an independent republic. “Look at the state of the coupan on yer woman.” (Eimear – Belfast/Glasgow) [9][10][11][12][13] Located in the northeast of the island of Ireland, Northern Ireland shares a border to the south and west with the Republic of Ireland. Shortly afterwards, the Boundary Commission was established to decide on the territorial boundaries between the Irish Free State and Northern Ireland. It is the de facto official language and the Administration of Justice (Language) Act (Ireland) 1737 prohibits the use of languages other than English in legal proceedings. “Bout ye big lad, let’s go for a swall.”(Glenn Kelly – Belfast), C is for… A term that is decades old and formerly referred to girls who worked in the Belfast mills. Spake: Pronunciation – Speak. “Darling, the bog is banjaxed, call a plumber” Norn Iron: Slang/dialect. In 1693, however, Pope Innocent XII recognised James as continuing King of Great Britain and Ireland in place of William, after reconciliation with Louis. Aminal-common mispronounciation of Animal. Norn Iron: Slang/dialect. Alongside the violence, there was a political deadlock between the major political parties in Northern Ireland, including those who condemned violence, over the future status of Northern Ireland and the form of government there should be within Northern Ireland. ***** Additionally, "in recognition of the Irish Government's special interest in Northern Ireland", the Government of Ireland and Government of the United Kingdom co-operate closely on non-devolved matters through the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference. Many unionists, however, remained sceptical. The Ireland Act 1949 gave the first legal guarantee that the region would not cease to be part of the United Kingdom without the consent of the Parliament of Northern Ireland. The war was expected to last only a few weeks but in fact, lasted four years. Da: Father. Northern Ireland Irlandia P ółnocna. “That oul-lad lives up our street” We highlight the most inspiring experiences Ireland has to offer. Wee buns. Sports tend to be organised on an all-Ireland basis, with a single team for the whole island. [149] However, the number speaking it as their main language in their home is negligible,[143] with only 0.9% of 2011 census respondents claiming to be able to speak, read, write and understand Ulster-Scots. Lump: Lazy, “Get out of bed you big lump and get a job” Northern Ireland co-operates with the Republic of Ireland in several areas, and the Agreement granted the Republic the ability to "put forward views and proposals" with "determined efforts to resolve disagreements between the two governments". “Ach go on.”, “Ach you know?” “Can I have twenty fegs and a can of coke?” In the context of open institutional discrimination, the 18th century saw secret, militant societies develop in communities in the region and act on sectarian tensions in violent attacks. With Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail), Northern Ireland Railways co-operates in providing the joint Enterprise service between Dublin Connolly and Lanyon Place. Passenger railways are operated by Northern Ireland Railways. 759 (N.I. Coupan: Face. Norn Iron How people in Northern Ireland refer to the wonderful little country that we live in. People born in Northern Ireland are, with some exceptions, deemed by UK law to be citizens of the United Kingdom. Dead-On: Good, decent, alright. religion or religion brought up in), 48% of the population came from a Protestant background, 45% from a Catholic background, 0.9% from non-Christian backgrounds, and 5.6% from non-religious backgrounds. Choice of language and nomenclature in Northern Ireland often reveals the cultural, ethnic and religious identity of the speaker. This red saltire on a white field was used to represent Ireland in the flag of the United Kingdom. During 1920–22, the capital Belfast saw major communal violence, mainly between Protestant unionist and Catholic nationalist civilians. “That wee girl is a melter.” (Rosemary – London) However, its implementation was suspended before it came into effect because of the outbreak of the First World War, and the Amending Bill to partition Ireland was abandoned. “I’ve got a sore gub” Each summer, during the "marching season", these groups have hundreds of parades, deck streets with British flags, bunting and specially-made arches, and light large towering bonfires. 77 species are considered rare having been recorded rarely.[184]. The Ulster GAA is the branch of the Gaelic Athletic Association that is responsible for the nine counties of Ulster, which include the six of Northern Ireland. Guddies: Trainers. The population in 2011 was 1.8 million, having grown 7.5% over the previous decade[119] from just under 1.7 million in 2001. [52] From 1967 to 1972 the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association (NICRA), which modelled itself on the US civil rights movement, led a campaign of civil resistance to anti-Catholic discrimination in housing, employment, policing, and electoral procedures. “Keep-dick for me while I rob this jewellers” As a consequence of the worsening security situation, autonomous regional government for Northern Ireland was suspended in 1972. #placename #dialect #ulster #uk #ireland [12][13] Northern Ireland can also be simply described as "part of the UK", including by UK government offices.[73]. Ireland Before You Die (IB4UD) is the biggest Irish travel and culture website. “I was out firing stones at the peelers”, G is for… Made famous by the Kop at Windsor Park during home internationals. Ireland Before You Die is the only website anyone will need to plan a trip anywhere in Ireland. The Union Flag and the Ulster Banner are used exclusively by unionists. 83.1% of Protestants identified as "British" or with a British ethnic group (English, Scottish, or Welsh) in the 2011 Census, whereas only 3.9% identified as "Irish". With regard to Northern Ireland's status, it said that the UK Government's "clearly-stated preference is to retain Northern Ireland’s current constitutional position: as part of the UK, but with strong links to Ireland". : Fantastic! Although some news bulletins since the 1990s have opted to avoid all contentious terms and use the official name, Northern Ireland, the term "the North" remains commonly used by broadcast media in the Republic.[93][94][95]. Norn Iron. “I have to go a buy new kex for my honeymoon” In response, opponents to Home Rule, from Conservative and Unionist Party leaders such as Bonar Law and Dublin-based barrister Sir Edward Carson to militant working class unionists in Ireland, threatened the use of violence. Ratten: Rotting, disgusting. The Lower and Upper River Bann, River Foyle and River Blackwater form extensive fertile lowlands, with excellent arable land also found in North and East Down, although much of the hill country is marginal and suitable largely for animal husbandry. Lifted: Arrested. The name of that county then appears in both Irish and English on the passport's information page, as opposed to the town or city of birth on the United Kingdom passport. [163][164] The national football team also uses the Ulster Banner as its flag but uses "God Save The Queen" as its anthem. Breen, R., Devine, P. and Dowds, L. (editors), 1996: Northern Ireland: Constitutional Proposals and the Problem of Identity, by J. R. Archer The Review of Politics, 1978, The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (No. It’s not a small cake, it’s not a hairstyle and it’s not your buttocks!! The largest course and the only MSA-licensed track for UK-wide competition is Kirkistown.[179]. “Have a wee bun”, “Would you like a wee bag?” – in Europe (green & dark grey)– in the United Kingdom (green), Northern Ireland (Irish: Tuaisceart Éireann [ˈt̪ˠuəʃcəɾˠt̪ˠ ˈeːɾʲən̪ˠ] (listen);[8] Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is variously described as a country, province, or region, which is part of the United Kingdom. Northern Ireland banter, slang, craic. NISL takes a large component from the British family of sign language (which also includes Auslan) with many borrowings from ASL. [162], The United Kingdom national anthem of "God Save the Queen" is often played at state events in Northern Ireland. [158], The official flag is that of the state having sovereignty over the territory, i.e. “How’s your Ma?” [121], At the 2011 census, 41.5% of the population identified as Protestant/non-Roman Catholic Christian, 41% as Roman Catholic, and 0.8% as non-Christian, while 17% identified with no religion or did not state one. “Ma, can I have a poke with sprinkles on it?” NIFL clubs are semi-professional or Intermediate.NIFL Premiership clubs are also eligible to compete in the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League with the league champions entering the Champions league second qualifying round and the 2nd placed league finisher, the European play-off winners and the Irish Cup winners entering the Europa League second qualifying round. “That oul-doll looks like your … Straddling these two areas would be a shared Lord Lieutenant of Ireland who would appoint both governments and a Council of Ireland, which Lloyd George believed would evolve into an all-Ireland parliament.[37]. This led to the Irish War of Independence, a guerrilla war between the Irish Republican Army (IRA) and British forces. [68] According to a 2015 opinion poll, 70% express a long-term preference of the maintenance of Northern Ireland's membership of the United Kingdom (either directly ruled or with devolved government), while 14% express a preference for membership of a united Ireland. “My new bike is clinker.” (Eimear – Belfast/Glasgow) Mon: Come on. [50] From 1969 to 2003 there were over 36,900 shooting incidents and over 16,200 bombings or attempted bombings associated with The Troubles. Key tourism attractions include the historic cities of Derry, Belfast and Armagh and the many castles in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland. Sinn Féin MPs, currently seven, refuse to take the oath to serve the Queen that is required before MPs are allowed to take their seats. The Troubles, which started in the late 1960s, consisted of about 30 years of recurring acts of intense violence during which 3,254 people were killed[49] with over 50,000 casualties. In many sports, the island of Ireland fields a single team, a notable exception being association football. “I tell a lie, I do remember who you father is” No clubs have ever reached the group stage. In the primary school sector, 40 schools (8.9% of the total number) are integrated schools and 32 (7.2% of the total number) are Irish language-medium schools. The UK Government and UK Parliament are responsible for reserved and excepted matters. “Are you finished?”, “Are you ready?” Big Lad: A robust young gentleman. “Someone broke my windee”, Y is for… Right: Assertive, usually applied at the start of a sentence. Dunbar also won The Amateur Championship in 2012, at Royal Troon. [125][126][127][128][129][130][131][132] This does not, however, account for the complex identities within Northern Ireland, given that many of the population regard themselves as "Ulster" or "Northern Irish", either as a primary or secondary identity. Sometimes found at street corners drinking alcohol Click on a coloured area to see an article about English in that country or region, Part of the United Kingdom situated in the north-east of the island of Ireland, created 1921, Location of Northern Ireland (dark green). The intention of the laws was to materially disadvantage the Catholic community and, to a lesser extent, the Presbyterian community. Recent successes for Northern Ireland teams include Armagh's 2002 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship win and Tyrone's wins in 2003, 2005 and 2008. K is for… “One for me and one for you and one for kilty-caul-bum”, L is for… Both governments exclude some people born in Northern Ireland, in particular persons born without one parent who is a British or Irish citizen. The largest non-white ethnic groups were Chinese (6,300) and Indian (6,200). Ma: Mother. For example, the websites of the Office of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom[73] and the UK Statistics Authority describe the United Kingdom as being made up of four countries, one of these being Northern Ireland. The region that is now Northern Ireland was the bedrock of the Irish war of resistance against English programmes of colonialism in the late 16th century. J is for… Several studies and surveys carried out between 1971 and 2006 have indicated that, in general, most Protestants in Northern Ireland see themselves primarily as British, whereas a majority of Roman Catholics regard themselves primarily as Irish. “£15 for a taxi, I was ragein’!” (Anna – Belfast) “Mon we go to the pub!” Apart from the public sector, another important service sector is tourism, which rose to account for over 1% of the economy's revenue in 2004. “That oul-doll looks like your Ma” Oul-Lad: Old Man. 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