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  • CONFLICT IN NORTHERN IRELAND UNEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
  • CONTENT • BACKGROUND INFORMATION • CAUSES OF CONFLICT • UNEQUAL EMPLYMENT OPPORTUNITIES • CONSEQUENCES • IRELAND TODAY
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION ENGLAND conquered IRELAND in 12th Century.
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION Land and power were given to the PROTESTANTS.
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION Protestants Scottish and English were brought in by the English to increase the population of Protestants.
  • 1690 BATTLE OF THE BOYNE
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION BATTLE OF BOYNE Catholic King James attempted to defeat local Protestants at Northern Ireland but failed and was defeated by Protestant King William of Orange.
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION Protestants implemented penal laws on Catholics to assumed control of Ireland. Ireland was divided to 2 parts in 1921 based on majority religion. The Catholics were still being unfairly treated Protestant government.
  • CAUSES OF CONFLICT
  • THE CATHOLICS AND PROTESTANTS SAW THEMSELVES AS 2 DIFFERENT GROUPS OF PEOPLE. THEIR DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES TOWARDS RELIGION AND OTHER BELIEFS MADE IT DIFFICULT FOR THEM TO SEE EYE TO EYE. THIS CAUSED TENSION WHICH WOULD LEAD TO CONFLICT.
  • DIVIDED LOYALTIES, UNEQUAL ALLOCATION OF HOUSING, LACK OF VOTING RIGHTS, LACK OF OPPORTUNITIES FOR SOCIAL INTERACTION AND UNEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ARE FACTORS WHICH CAUSED THE CONFLICT IN NORTHERN IRELAND.
  • UNEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
  • THIS ALSO LED TO CATHOLICS TO HAVE A DIFFICULT CHANCE OF HAVE PROMOTIONS OR GETTING A RAISE
  • As well paid jobs were given to Protestants
  • This caused their standard of living to be affected due to their financially poor position as they are either jobless or lowly paid.
  • And also caused them TO support IRA’s violent actions THIS ALSO CAUSED CATHOLICS TO RESORT to VIOLENCE
  • NOW WE WILL BE ACTING A SKIT WHICH SHOWS A SCENARIO OF A JOB INTERVIEW IN NORTHERN IRELAND CHARACTORS -KWOK MING-A CATHOLIC MAN SEARCHING FOR A JOB -ZE CHAO -ALIFY -YONG XIANG-A PROTESTANT SEARCHING FOR A JOB -SONG YI
  • THE TROUBLES
  • THE TROUBLES IS A TERM REFERRING TO THE CONFLICTS IN NORTHERN IRELAND BETWEEN PROTESTANTS AND CATHOLICS. ONE OF THE MANY SITUATIONS WAS WHEN THE CATHOLICS CALLED ON THE IRA (IRISH REPUBLIC ARMY), WHICH RESORTED TO VIOLENCE FOR HELP AFTER BEING ATTACKED BY THE PROTESTANTS. MORE THAN 3500 PROTESTANTS WERE KILLED DURING THE CONFLICTS. THE IRA WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR TWO THIRD OF THEIR DEATHS.
  • THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT, GOVERNMENT OF IRISH REPUBLIC OF IRELAND, THE IRA AND NORTHERN IRELAND COMMUNITY MEMBERS CAME TO A PEACE AGREEMENT. THEY GOT PEACE AND THE CONFLICT BETWEEN CATHOLICS AND PROTESTANTS WOULD CEASE. THE PATH TO PEACE WAS ENTIRELY NOT A SMOOTH ONE.
  • UNDERLYING DISCRIMINATION AND PREJUDICES STILL EXIST IN NORTHERN IRELAND, AND OCCASIONALLY THERE STILL ARE CLASHES GOING ON BETWEEN CATHOLICS AND PROTESTANTS IN NORTHERN IRELAND.