Who was the first Secretary of State for Northern Ireland in 1969?

Answer There was no Secretary of State for Northern Ireland in 1969. The office was created in 1972; the first person to hold the position of Secretary of State of Northern Ireland was William Whitelaw. H... Read More »

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What is the IRA in Northern Ireland?

According to Irish history group Ireland's Own, the Irish Republican Army (IRA) sprang out of the formation of Irish political party Sinn Fein, which was fighting for freedom for Ireland from Briti... Read More »

Why can I still not get RTE in northern Ireland?

The only way you'll be able to get it in NI other than via an Aerial and probably a booster to go with it is on Sky DigitalRTÉ 1 - ch 175RTÉ 2 - ch 176TG4 - ch 177But it's only available if you t... Read More »

What size is Northern Ireland?

The United Kingdom's official Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency lists two separate measurements for the area of the country of Northern Ireland. The total land area including major of... Read More »

What currency does Northern Ireland use?

Northern Ireland is a part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Its currency is the same as throughout the UK, the pound Sterling (currency code GBP). The Republic of Irelan... Read More »