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When did Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland split?

In 1922 the partition of Ireland occurred creating Northern Ireland  and what was then called the Irish Free State, which would  eventually become known as the Republic of I (MORE)
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How is the Republic of Ireland different from Northern Ireland?

Northern Ireland is one of the four countries of the United Kingdom. The "Republic of Ireland", which is constitutionally and officially called simply "Ireland", is an indepen (MORE)

Why did Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland split?

People from Scotland settled in the north east part of Ireland 400 years ago to try and colonise the island and make the people British. Ireland became part of the UK when a p (MORE)
In Ireland

Why is Northern Ireland apart from the Republic of Ireland?

The island of Ireland was partitioned in 1921 as a result of mass Irish protest for independence from Britain. The six counties in the north-east were predominantly unionist (MORE)
In Ireland

Why is Ireland southern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland?

The term "Southern Ireland" is an informal term used for the Republic of Ireland, to distinguish it from "Northern Ireland". It is not an official name or geographically corre (MORE)

How is Northern Ireland different from the Republic of Ireland?

There many differences between Northern Ireland and the republic that includes: Separate governments Different police forces (The Police service of Northern Ireland & (Gar (MORE)
In Ireland

Why are there a republic of Ireland and a Northern Ireland?

Because they are two different states/countries. The republic is an  independent state (although, concerning its membership of the EU,  some people people contest this fact. (MORE)
In Ireland

Why is Ireland divided into Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland?

Because they are two different states/countries. The republic is an independent state (although, concerning its membership of the EU, some people people contest this fact - of (MORE)