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Minority ethnic communities and langauge [sic] in Northern Ireland

Helen Dawson

Minority ethnic communities and langauge [sic] in Northern Ireland

a review of the literature

by Helen Dawson

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Published by Policy Evaluation and Research Unit (DCAL) in [Belfast] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesMinority ethnic communities and language in Northern Ireland.
Statementby Helen Dawson, Seamus Dunn, Valerie Morgan.
SeriesResearch report (Policy Evaluation and Research Unit) -- 2
ContributionsDunn, Seamus, 1939 July 15-, Morgan, Valerie., Northern Ireland. Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure. Policy Evaluation and Research Unit., Northern Ireland. Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure. Linguistic Diversity Branch., Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency.
The Physical Object
Pagination27p. ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21408130M

  The census results for Northern Ireland show an increase in Irish speakers, but only by 1 per cent (from 10 per cent up to 11). Data on Gaelic and Cornish is not yet available. By Lauren Stackpoole 8 March Northern Ireland is a deeply divided society that, up until recently, was engaged in a violent ethno-political conflict. With its roots stretching back to the 17th century (some sources go as far back as the 12th century) the protracted conflict in Northern Ireland seemed unlikely to reach a peaceful settlement.

TY - BOOK. T1 - Racism and intolerance towards minority ethnic groups in Northern Ireland. AU - Michael, Lucy. PY - /5. Y1 - /5. N2 - Prior to the EU referendum, there was an observable increase in racist and anti-immigrant sentiment in many media outlets, and expressed publicly by politicians and community leaders across the United Kingdom. WRS in Northern Ireland than in other parts of the UK. It is estimated that over the ten year period from , , international long-term migrants arrived in Northern Ireland, wh left1. Census shows that the white population has decreased from % of the population to %, with ethnic minority groups accounting for % (an.

systematically affect ethnic minorities’ health. As there was little or no existing data or information on health and ethnic minorities in Ireland, in Cairde conducted a health needs assessment on people from ethnic minority groups in Dublin North Central, utilising a community development approach. The research found that immigration. Inter Ethnic Forum (Mid & East Antrim) - Free advocacy services • E: [email protected] • 25 Chinese Welfare Association • • 90 NICEM - Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities • • 90 Omagh Ethnic Communities Support Group.


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Minority ethnic communities and langauge [sic] in Northern Ireland by Helen Dawson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ireland - Ireland - Ethnic groups, language, and religion: Ethnic and racial minorities make up about 12 percent of the population of Ireland—a proportion that doubled in the first decade of the 21st century. Immigration from the rest of Europe, Africa, and Asia has been significant since the last two decades of the 20th century.

The key factors in increased immigration have been the more. When discussing Ireland, it is important to distinguish between the Republic of Ireland often referred to as Ireland, and Northern Ireland, because the two are politically different units on the same island.

Ethnic Composition of Ireland. The Irish make up the largest section of Ireland. For people living outside of Northern Ireland, the ongoing troubles have largely overshadowed the presence of over 40 ethnic and religious minority groups in the Province. The Catholic community in the North, and most of the Province's ot ethnic and religious minority residents have been ignored by government and legislative protection alike.

Chinese. The first ethnic minority to arrive in significant numbers was the people of Chinese are 4, speakers of the language (as of ) and although this is dwarfed by the numbers able to speak Irish and Ulster Scots, it was said for many years that the Cantonese language is the second most widely spoken "first language" in Northern Ireland after English.

The long, drawn out inter-group conflict in Northern Ireland between the two major communities has tended to occlude the existence of a vibrant and growing ethnic pluralism within Northern Ireland. The emergence of these ethnic minorities reflects a wider change all round Europe, and many other parts of the world, and its range, extent and.

This statistic shows the ethnic breakdown of Northern Ireland residents on Mathe day of the last National Census. While over 98. There was also a marked increase in respondents who agreed cultures and traditions of the minority ethnic communities add to the "richness and diversity of Northern Ireland", rising from % of.

Northern Ireland is the smallest of the four components of the United Kingdom in terms of both area and population, containing % of the total population and % of the total area of the United is the smaller of the two political entities on the island of Ireland by area and population, the other being the Republic of Ireland, a sovereign state which gained independence from the.

The Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities are asking those from ethnic minority backgrounds to complete a short anonymous online survey in either English, Polish, Mandarin or Lithuanian to help them identify the main issues affecting you.

How have we supported ethnic minorities so far. We believe in an Ireland where everyone feels they belong.

With overnon-Irish nationals according to the census, Ireland today is a place of diversity and multiculturalism. Many from ethnic minorities are native Irish, many more are Irish citizens.

Counselling All Nations Services (CANS) was established in response to the current gap identified in culturally specific counselling service provision for people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities resident in Northern Ireland. For people living outside of Northern Ireland, the ongoing troubles have largely overshadowed the presence of over 40 ethnic and religious minority groups in the Province.

The Catholic community in the North, and most of the Province's ot ethnic and religious minority residents have been ignored by government and legislative Format: Paperback. NICEM is an umbrella organisation representing the interests of black and minority ethnic groups in Northern Ireland.

Currently there are twenty five black and ethnic minority groups affiliated as full members. These represent most of the black and ethnic minority communities in Northern Ireland1. NICEM’s vision is of a society. Ulster Scots or Ulster-Scots (Ulstèr-Scotch, Irish: Albainis), also known as Ulster Scotch, Scots-Irish and Ullans, is the dialect of the Scots language spoken in parts of Ulster in Ireland.

It is generally considered a dialect or group of dialects of Scots, although groups such as the Ulster-Scots Language Society and Ulster-Scots Academy consider it a language in its own right, and the. The European Convention on Human Rights and a future Northern Ireland Bill of Rights have precedence over any other legislation adopted by the Assembly.

Discrimination on religious grounds was banned. A new Equality Commission for Northern Ireland was set up in to promote racial, gender, religious and other equality. Minority ethnic people in Northern Ireland. The timing and composition of migration to Northern Ireland differ from that in Great Britain.

Aombination of rapid change and small numbers make determining the size of Northern Ireland’s c minority ethnic population difficult, although new Census data will support this task.

It is clear. The clauses relating to religions were removed in after Ireland joined the European Economic Community. In the clauses relating to the territorial claim over Northern Ireland were amended to give all those born in the island of Ireland the right to be part of the Irish Nation, subject to the consent of the people of Northern Ireland.

The ethnic minority population within Northern Ireland has increased substantially since The largest increase is among individuals from the ‘A8’ European nations. The Census indicates large differences in outcomes relating to poverty among various ethnic minority groups.

Buy Divided Society: Ethnic Issues and Minorities in Northern Ireland: Ethnic Minorities and Racism in Northern Ireland (Contemporary Irish Studies) by Hainsworth, Paul (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover. reminds us that other ethnic minority groups do exist in Northern Ireland, and some have been there for a very long time, notably the Jewish community. But given that these groups represent only per cent of the total population (and then only if one includes 'travellers' as an ethnic minority), they hardly.

Comparison between cases of ethnic conflict usually encounters scepticism. Unhappy nations like unhappy people, feel themselves to be unique. However analogies with other places have had a place in Northern Ireland. In general, these analogies appealed more to nationalists than it did to the unionists.

It was only after the signing of the Anglo-Irish Agreement in did unionist attitudes .ethnic communities in Northern Ireland. It notes that the census data quantifies the size of minority ethnic communities as 14, and while the size of many of the communities is similar to predictions, there remains a dispute over the size of the Chinese community in Northern Ireland.

The census also identifies a new ethnic.Although the number of minority ethnic communities resident in Northern Ireland is still relatively limited and the size of most of the communities is small, there has been significant growth over the last few years.

There are now people, from various parts of Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas, whose mother tongue is not English, living in.