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Northern Ireland

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Charlotte Berggren

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Transcript of Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
Time zone is 0- one hour behind Sweden.
1,8 million inhabitants in Northern Ireland
Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland and has 280,000 inhabitants. It is the biggest city in Northern Ireland.
Londonderry
is the biggest city after Belfast and have 83,000 inhabitants.
Lisburn
is the third biggest city and have 76,000 inhabitants.
Newtownabbey
is the fourth biggest city and have 66,000 inhabitants.
Craigavon
with 65,000 inhabitants.
Major cities
Slang expressions
Boggin', Mingin', Mankin'
- Messy and horrible.
Tee, Te & Till
- Different ways of saying 'To', depending on which area of N.I. you come from.
Class, Cracker, Grand, Stickin' out, MagicSmashing, Brilliant
- Just a few more ways to say something's great.
T
a, Ta-ta, Cheers, Thankin' you
- Are a few ways to say thanks.
Eejit/plonker/tool
- Local pronunciation of the word idiot.
Knosh
- Another word for food
Rote of
- Extreamly drunk
Sham
- A friend
Gowl
- Anoying stupid person
Pure
- Really/very
Form of government
Monarchy
Elisabeth II
Religion
Christianity- largest
Protestants and Catholics
Most religion part of U.K
small communities
Accent
Tourism
Giant´s Causeway
Belfast nightlife
W5, WhoWhatWhereWhenWhy
Typical words and expressions
What about ye?

What's up, How are you?
Catch yourself on!

Wise up.
Dead on!

Great. Perfect, Really nice. (Often used to describe people.)
Away on!
You're kidding!
Aye.
Yes.

Bake, Gub.
Mouth.
Crack/Craic.

Fun.
Are you gettin'?
Have you been helped / served?

Mucker.
Mate, friend.
Peelers.

Cops.
Minger.
Ugly person.
Talent.
Attractive people.
One night stand.
In N.I. it can mean anything from a kiss, to going all the way.
Bloody sunday
History
Prevent civil war
British parliament- share the island
Parliamentary elections- protestants won
Catholics was
discriminated
Culture
Titanic
Sing and dance
Beautiful gardens
Ulster fry
fish and chips
"Bangers and Mash"
The Troubles
Under British rule
Protestant majority- wish to be a part of U.K
Irish army opposed- terror broke out
The conflict slowed down 1940
Still two states
Became self-rule after 1998
About 3600 people died
Northern Ireland - strongly victorious province
Catholics and protestants - apart
Walls
hard but necessary task
Politics
Devided into two blocks
One union genomic and one nationalist
Three seats in the European Parliament
Defense and Foreign Policy
School system
12 school years
"sixth form college"
School uniforms
Food
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