Essays Tagged: "Troubles"

"Voices of Northern Ireland: Growing Up in a Troubled Land." Carolyn Meyer. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987, 206 pp., $12.00. ISBN 0-15-200635-4 BOOK REVIEW

met with Tim McDade, who had been shot in the eye with a plastic bullet during a peak point of the Troubles. McDade went on to teach himself Braille and eventually earned a university degree. He star ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A history of Bobby Sand's and the Irish Hunger Strikes in the late 1900s.

was a nation of turmoil. The start of the 1970’s marked the beginning of a period known as The Troubles, a 30 year period of intense acts of violence between Northern Ireland’s nationalist, ... e Regiment. The events from that day “have frequently been portrayed as a turning-point in the troubles, producing greater support for violence, a hardening of views and a decreased possibility o ...

(10 pages) 11 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Northern Ireland Conflict

the UK ( Northern Ireland). The Catholic minority in Northern Ireland suffered discrimination.The "Troubles" began when in 1969 Catholic civil rights marches and counter-protests by Protestant loyali ... // Nations: http://www.u ...

(10 pages) 1741 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Poetry of Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney, I think it is obvious to the readership that Heaney is introducing the theme of 'The Troubles' in Ireland in his poetry. Throughout my essay I will explain what happened during 'The Tro ... ssay I will explain what happened during 'The Troubles' and how it relates to Heaney's poetry. 'The Troubles' affected Heaney's community and himself extensively, to the point where Heaney feels he ca ...

(8 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Sunday Bloody Sunday

hern Ireland's history. The lyrics to the song report on the trepidation felt by an onlooker of the troubles in Northern Ireland, particularly emphasizing on the bloody Sunday occurrence in Londonderr ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists