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    Centre for Cross Border Studies - A joint university research centre on North-South economic, political and cultural relations in the island of Ireland

    IrishPeace.com - Collection of links on the Northern Ireland Peace Process. Includes a daily selection of newspaper reports and a chat line.

    Northern Ireland Elections Site - Nicolas Whytes guide to recent election results in Northern Ireland. The 1998 Northern Ireland Assembly election, the 1997 Westminster election and the 1996 Forum election are treated by constituency and in great detail. There is also a useful summary of all election results in Northern Ireland since 1973.

    Northern Ireland Troubles In Focus - Editorial cartoons from around the world.

    Northern Ireland Peace Process - News from Northern Ireland, an archive of the peace process to date, a poll, and small discussion forum.

    The Sunningdale Agreement - A failed agreement of 1973 on Northern Ireland.

    The Community Relations Council - An impressive set of resources, including detailed information on programmes they organise, an on line library of publications, a quarterly newsletter and information on funding available for community relations projects.

    Anglo-Irish Agreement - Agreed by the British and Irish governments, with indirect input from Nationalists, this was unpopular with Unionists.

    The Joint Declaration on Peace - or Downing Street Declaration - in which the British and Irish Prime Ministers affirmed the importance of Civil Rights in Northern Ireland, and of the consent of the people of that territory to any settlement.

    The Framework Document, February 1995 - Agreed by the British and Irish governments, this formed a basis for the negotiations which led to the current peace process.

    Stratagem - Political lobbying organisation, providing government input to business and industry. Assembly information and members, service portfolio and list of clients.

    soc.culture.irish FAQ - Section 5: Irish History - summarises answers to some questions that are asked a lot on the usenet newsgroup.

    Northern Ireland Troubles - Cartoons on local politics, from News Art's political cartoon site.

    Reform Movement - Aims, campaigns and contact details of this Irish-British organisation.

    Politics and Demographics in Northern Ireland - Analysis of the demographic changes taking place in Northern Ireland, and the effect that they are having on election results.

    The Good Friday Agreement - or The Belfast Agreement - between the local parties, and endorsed by the voters of Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic in separate referenda.

    Britain and Northern Ireland - Intended for a US audience, contains speeches and statements on issues including the political process and the GFA.

    Out There News explores peace in Northern Ireland - A mixture of views from politicians and community workers, fragments of history and politics, and even a collection of jokes.

    The Patten Report - The report of the Independent Commission on Policing for Northern Ireland, which was set up on 3rd June 1998 by the UK Government as a result of the Belfast Agreement.

    The Mitchell Report - by the International Body on Arms Decommissioning. It spelled out the seven "Mitchell Principles" of decommissioning, and helped overcome reluctance to negotiate with representatives of armed paramilitary organisations.

    Ulster Nation - Articles promoting independence for Northern Ireland, and information on the paper based periodical also called "Ulster Nation".

    The Anglo-Irish Treaty - This agreement of 1921 between Michael Collins' Irish delegation and the British government of Lloyd George provided for the Irish Free State to be established, and for Northern Ireland to remain united with Great Britain.

    Ulster Nation - Articles advocating independence from both Great Britain and Eire.

    TheLeft.org.uk - Links to local activist groups, details of events, and a discussion forum aimed at "the left" in Northern Ireland.

    Report of the Independent International Commission on Decommissioning - A statement that the decomissioning deadlines have not been met, a brief summary of recent discussions with paramilitaries, and an assessment of their willingness to begin decommissioning in the future.

    IRA Statement - It contains a commitment to begin a process that will "completely and verifiably put IRA arms beyond use", given a "full implementation, on a progressive and irreversible basis" of government commitments, and a resulting "political context... with the potential to remove the causes of conflict [a term used to refer to the British presence]".


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