For the rest of the world, Northern Ireland already has a notorious reputation for religious intolerance and sectarian hatred. This well-worn yarn tells of ancient enmities dividing Irish Catholics and Ulster Protestants. Despite the 1998 peace accord to end 30 years of violent conflict, Northern Ireland remains a deeply divided society and the appearance of intense residential segregation, separate schooling and low levels of mixed marriage are a serious problem.
- Northern Ireland
- Northern Irish peace process