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Northern Ireland

Guide to sources on the Conflict and Peace Process in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland -- A Library Guide

A guide to collections and databases in the Hesburgh Libraries and elswhere, for research on Northern Ireland.

CAIN: Conflict Archive on the INternet


For research on the conflict in Northern Ireland, we are indebted to Dr. Martin Melaugh and Ulster University for the CAIN Web Service. CAIN (Conflict Archive on the INternet) contains a large number of documents on the Conflict, as well as databases, bibliographies and other guides to further research. Note that documents included in the CAIN Web Service are under copyright.

A selection from CAIN: 

Background on the Northern Ireland Conflict. This includes useful introductory essays by John Darby.

Key Events of the Northern Ireland Conflict. The 'five key events' listed here are the Civil Rights Campaign, Internment, Ulster Workers' Council Strike, Hunger Strike, and Peace Process.

Irish Studies Librarian

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Aedin Clements

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