Northern Ireland

Part of the United Kingdom situated on the island of Ireland, created in 1921

Northern Ireland is variously described as a country, province, or region which is part of the United Kingdom. Located in the northeast of the island of Ireland, Northern Ireland shares a border to the south and west with the Republic of Ireland. In 2011, its population was 1,810,863, constituting about 30% of the island's population and about 3% of the UK's population. The Northern Ireland Assembly, established by the Northern Ireland Act 1998, holds responsibility for a range of devolved policy matters, while other areas are reserved for the British government. Northern Ireland co-operates with the Republic of Ireland in several areas.

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Captain Marissa Callaghan gives Northern Ireland the lead in the second leg to move her side 3-1 in front on aggregate against Ukraine in their Euro 2022..
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"It's just another game" has been the rhetoric for Northern Ireland before Tuesday's Euro 2022 play-off second leg with Ukraine, yet this is a match like no..
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Northern Ireland have the chance to make more history on Tuesday night when they play Ukraine in the second leg of their Euro 2022 qualifier in Belfast.
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Adults coercing children to take part in violent clashes in Northern Ireland could be committing child abuse, a child protection expert has suggested.
2 days ago • Sky News
Justin Rose holds the lead heading into round three at the Masters but defending champion Dustin Johnson and Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy miss the cut.
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Stones, bottles and petrol bombs have been thrown at police officers on another night of unrest in Northern Ireland.
4 days ago • Sky News
Goals from Rachel Furness and Simone Magill help Northern Ireland to a first leg victory over Ukraine
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Nearly every night for almost two weeks, there's been rioting in Northern Ireland. The police describe it as the worst unrest there in recent years.
4 days ago • Sky News
Northern Ireland are focused only on winning both legs of their Euro 2022 play-off against Ukraine, insists manager Kenny Shiels.
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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy picks out his own father, Gerry, on the seventh hole, striking his leg with an errant approach shot on the way to a four-over par..
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More than a week of unrest has rocked Northern Ireland in what police have described as the worst violence seen in the country in years.
Credit: Sky News - Published 5 days ago

The Northern Ireland Executive has condemned "deplorable" riots in which more than 50 police officers have been injured in the last week.
Credit: Sky News - Published 6 days ago

Northern Ireland striker Simone Magill hopes to bring her goalscoring form into the Euro 2022 play-off against Ukraine.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 6 days ago

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy says he is looking at the "big picture" after enlisting the help of swing coach Pete Cowen.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

Fears are growing that "disaffected criminal elements" are encouraging young people to orchestrate violence in Northern Ireland.
1 week ago • Sky News
Police in Northern Ireland came under attack for a third night in a row as tensions spiralled into violence across the region.
1 week ago • Sky News

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