Northern Ireland

Part of the United Kingdom situated on the island of Ireland

Northern Ireland is a part of the United Kingdom that is variously described as a country, province, territory or region. 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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The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has granted a requestย to send around 100 military medics to Northern Ireland to support hospitals in need of help to deal with the..
1 day ago • Sky News

Another two men have been arrested over the murder of journalist Lyra McKee, Police in Northern Ireland have said.
3 days ago • Sky News
Northern Ireland has indicated it will follow many of England's incoming COVID-19 rules on international travel, as holiday firms experience a surge in bookings.
1 week ago • Sky News
The Irish president has defended his decision to decline an invitation to a church service to mark Northern Ireland's centenary, which will be attended by the..
1 week ago • Sky News
Two men have been charged with the murder of 29-year-old journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot dead in Derry in April 2019.
1 week ago • Sky News
Northern Ireland has pleaded for the military to help hospital services that are "under pressure as never before" in the COVID crisis.
Credit: Sky News - Published 1 week ago

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has received a request to send up to 100 armed forces medics to Northern Ireland to support two hospitals in need of help to deal..
1 week ago • Sky News

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