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Northern Ireland: Part of the United Kingdom
Northern Ireland is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland that is variously described as a country, province or region. Northern Ireland shares an open border to the south and west with the Republic of Ireland. At the 2021 census, its population was 1,903,100, making up around 3% of the UK's population and 27% of the population on the island of Ireland. The Northern Ireland Assembly, established by the Northern Ireland Act 1998, holds responsibility for a range of devolved policy matters, while other areas are reserved for the UK Government. The government of Northern Ireland cooperates with the government of Ireland in several areas under the terms of the Belfast Agreement. The Republic of Ireland also has a consultative role on non-devolved governmental matters through the British–Irish Governmental Conference (BIIG).

Portland's unique approach 'to everything' makes it a must-visit US city [Video]

Portland's unique approach 'to everything' makes it a must-visit US city

Northern Irish singer-songwriter Foy Vance explores Oregan's capital, Portland, a city renowned for its sustainability efforts, and its unique take on art, food, and live music.

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Watch: Europe's largest Halloween celebration thrills in Northern Ireland [Video]

Watch: Europe's largest Halloween celebration thrills in Northern Ireland

The event's organisers say the medieval walled city is home to Europe's largest celebration of the ancient rite.

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'A big culture pot': Singer-songwriter Foy Vance plays and eats his way through Baton Rouge [Video]

'A big culture pot': Singer-songwriter Foy Vance plays and eats his way through Baton Rouge

Northern Irish singer-songwriter Foy Vance explores the influence of Creole and Cajun cultures on the songs and the seafood coming out of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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'The South got something to say': Exploring Atlanta's rich musical heritage [Video]

'The South got something to say': Exploring Atlanta's rich musical heritage

Northern Irish singer-songwriter Foy Vance takes a deep dive into the sounds of Atlanta, Georgia, from the city's gospel heritage to its most recent musical export: trap.

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Thinking of visiting Chicago? Musician Foy Vance has the best music and street food spots for you [Video]

Thinking of visiting Chicago? Musician Foy Vance has the best music and street food spots for you

Northern Irish singer-songwriter Foy Vance experiences the magic of Chicago-style blues, dives into the origins of house music and samples some of the best street food the city has to offer

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 08:06Published

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