What is the nationality of Northern Ireland?

What is a person from Northern Ireland called?

A person from Northern Ireland is considered a UK national, but he/she shouldn’t be called British (because Great Britain is only Scotland, England and Wales). Irish is no good either, since that probably means from the Republic of Ireland.

Are Northern Irish British?

In Northern Ireland, national identity is complex and diverse. … Most people of Protestant background consider themselves British, while a majority of people of Catholic background consider themselves Irish.

Is Belfast Irish or British?

In 1921, as the greater part of Ireland seceded as the Irish Free State, Belfast became the capital of the six counties remaining as Northern Ireland in the United Kingdom.

Is Northern Ireland Catholic?

Most of the population of Northern Ireland are at least nominally Christian, mostly Roman Catholic and Protestant denominations.

What religion is Northern Ireland?

Christianity is the main religion in Northern Ireland. The 2011 UK census showed 40.8% Catholic, 19.1% Presbyterian Church, with the Church of Ireland having 13.7% and the Methodist Church 5.0%.

How do I describe my ethnicity?

Commonalities such as racial, national, tribal, religious, linguistic, or cultural origin may be used to describe someone’s ethnicity. While someone may say their race is “Black,” their ethnicity might be Italian, or someone may say their race is “White,” and their ethnicity is Irish.

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What language do they speak in Northern Ireland?

According to some websites, we’re called Belfastians, but frankly, no-one has ever used that word in public and we’ve never seen it on anything official. And let’s face it, it’s just not snappy to call people from Belfast, ‘people from Belfast’ all the time.

Am I an Irish citizen if I was born in Northern Ireland?

If you were born in Ireland before 1 January 2005, you are an Irish citizen by birth. If you were born in Northern Ireland before 1 January 2005, you are entitled to claim Irish citizenship. This means that you can choose to be an Irish citizen and apply for an Irish passport if you want to.

Is Belfast part of England?

Key facts

Name Capital Executive
England London UK Government
Northern Ireland Belfast Northern Ireland Executive
Scotland Edinburgh Scottish Government
Wales Cardiff Welsh Government

What do the Irish call Northern Ireland?

Northern Ireland is literally translated to Tuaisceart Éireann in Irish (though it is sometimes known as Na Sé Chontae ‘The Six Counties’ as well as Tuaisceart na hÉireann ‘[the] North of Ireland’ by republicans) and Norlin Airlann or Northern Ireland in Ulster Scots.

Is Dublin Northern Ireland?

The capital and largest city is Dublin, which is located on the eastern side of the island. Around 40% of the country’s population of 5 million people resides in the Greater Dublin Area. The sovereign state shares its only land border with Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom.