UK countries similar to or like Northern Ireland

Variously described as a country, province, or region which is part of the United Kingdom. Wikipedia

  • Partition of Ireland

    The process by which the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland divided Ireland into two self-governing polities: Northern Ireland and Southern Ireland (now Republic of Ireland). It took place on 3 May 1921 under the Government of Ireland Act 1920. Wikipedia

  • History of Northern Ireland

    One of the four countries of the United Kingdom, , situated in the north-east of the island of Ireland. Created as a separate legal entity on 3 May 1921, under the Government of Ireland Act 1920. Wikipedia

  • United Kingdom

    Sovereign country in north-western Europe, off the north-western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands within the British Isles. Wikipedia

  • United Ireland

    Proposition that all of the island of Ireland should be a single sovereign state. Divided politically; the sovereign Republic of Ireland has jurisdiction over the majority of Ireland, while Northern Ireland, which lies entirely within Ulster, is part of the United Kingdom. Wikipedia

  • Unionism in Ireland

    Political tradition on the island that professes loyalty to the unifying Crown and constitution of the United Kingdom. Irish parliament. Wikipedia

  • The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK), since 1922, comprises four constituent countries: England, Scotland, and Wales (which collectively make up Great Britain), as well as Northern Ireland (variously described as a country, province or region). The UK Prime Minister's website has used the phrase "countries within a country" to describe the United Kingdom. Wikipedia

    Sentences

    Sentences forNorthern Ireland

    • Ireland's citizenship laws relate to "the island of Ireland", including islands and seas, thereby extending them to Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom.Republic of Ireland-Wikipedia
    • When 13 civil rights demonstrators in Northern Ireland were killed by British soldiers on 30 January 1972 (known as Bloody Sunday), The Guardian said that "Neither side can escape condemnation."The Guardian-Wikipedia
    • It gave Ireland complete independence in its home affairs and practical independence for foreign policy, but an opt-out clause allowed Northern Ireland to remain within the United Kingdom, which (as expected) it immediately exercised.Ireland-Wikipedia
    • The state extends over an area of about five-sixths (70273 km2) of the island of Ireland (84421 km2), with Northern Ireland constituting the remainder.Republic of Ireland-Wikipedia
    • Other routes, served by multiple companies, connect southwest Scotland to Northern Ireland.Scotland-Wikipedia
    • Since devolution, in which other countries of the United Kingdom – Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland – each have their own devolved parliament or assemblies for local issues, there has been debate about how to counterbalance this in England.England-Wikipedia

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