A century on, what was Irelands partition why doe

2022-04-06
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A century on, what was Ireland's partition & why does it still matter? - Today News Post News Post || Euro News:

Just a hundred years ago, on May 3, 1921, Ireland was partitioned as an act passed by the British Parliament came into effect.

The 1920 Government of Ireland Act created two separate entities: Northern and Southern Ireland. The bill”s original intention was to keep both under British rule but things did not quite go as planned:1622668712161,.

26 of the island’s 32 counties broke free from the United Kingdom to form an independent, Catholic-majority country which is known today as the Republic of IrelandThe hard-hit Thorncliffe Park area did a booming business i. Six predominantly Protestant counties in the north stayed BritishAll participants i.

A century later, Ireland is still split and the legacy of 1921 has enduredve also ordered other gatherings not to exceed 100 people.

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