Northern Ireland Peace Agreement



  • existing Westminster constituencies present election districts (for members of the House of Commons) in the British Parliament, which sits in Westminster
  • Oireachtas the national parliament of Ireland
  • PR (STV) proportional representation (single transferable vote)
  • RUC the Royal Ulster Constabulary; the police force in Northern Ireland between 1922 and 2001
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King William III leading his troops at the Battle of the Boyne (Library of Congress)

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