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The various cultures within Northern Ireland and how they influence us. Vicky Ward & Chelsea Rea. Statistics of Residents in Northern Ireland. 40 % of usual residents had a British only national identity 25 % had Irish only national identity 21 % had Northern Irish only national identity

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the various cultures within northern ireland and how they influence us

The various cultures within Northern Ireland and how they influence us.

Vicky Ward & Chelsea Rea

statistics of residents in northern ireland
Statistics of Residents in Northern Ireland
  • 40% of usual residents had a British only national identity
  • 25% had Irish only national identity
  • 21% had Northern Irish only national identity
  • 84,300 Migrants lived in Northern Ireland (April 2011)
northern ireland
Northern Ireland
  • Portuguese, Polish, Lithuanian & other East European nationals; also some migrants from Brazil.
  • Almost half (48%) of migrant workers were Portuguese and (38%) were

Eastern European.

  • In 2007 the percentage of births to mothers born outside the UK and Ireland was18% in Dungannon LGD.
unionists and nationalists
Unionists and Nationalists
  • Unionists=Britain - Union Jack
  • Nationalists=Ireland - Tricolour
  • Shankill/Falls- Walls
  • Murals
british culture
British Culture
  • British sports
  • Queen
  • English
  • Currency of the United Kingdom- Sterling
  • Red hand of Ulster
irish culture
Irish Culture
  • GAA- Gaelic Athlete Association
  • Irish Sports:
  • Hurling- Hockey
  • Gaelic Football- Rugby + Football
  • Gaelic Handball- American Handball
  • Gaelic Language
carrickfergus
Carrickfergus
  • Fast Food- Chinese, Indian, Italian
  • Polish pupils in our school
  • Car washes- Polish & Lithuanian
  • Travellers
how cultures influence us
How cultures influence us…

Advantages:

  • Brings various foods to our country
  • Experience different cultures
  • Opportunity to learn new languages

Disadvantages:

  • There can be discrimination
  • Our culture is becoming less prominent