Presentation on theme: "The various cultures within Northern Ireland and how they influence us."— Presentation transcript:
The various cultures within Northern Ireland and how they influence us.
Statistics of Residents in Northern Ireland 40% of usual residents had a British only national identity 25% had Irish only national identity 21% had Northern Irish only national identity 84,300 Migrants lived in Northern Ireland (April 2011)
Northern Ireland Portuguese, Polish, Lithuanian & other East European nationals; also some migrants from Brazil. Almost half (48%) of migrant workers were Portuguese and (38%) were Eastern European. In 2007 the percentage of births to mothers born outside the UK and Ireland was18% in Dungannon LGD.
Unionists and Nationalists Unionists=Britain - Union Jack Nationalists=Ireland - Tricolour Shankill/Falls- Walls Murals
British Culture British sports Queen English Currency of the United Kingdom- Sterling Red hand of Ulster
Irish Culture GAA- Gaelic Athlete Association Irish Sports: Hurling- Hockey Gaelic Football- Rugby + Football Gaelic Handball- American Handball Gaelic Language
Carrickfergus Fast Food- Chinese, Indian, Italian Polish pupils in our school Car washes- Polish & Lithuanian Travellers
How cultures influence us… Advantages: Brings various foods to our country Experience different cultures Opportunity to learn new languages Disadvantages: There can be discrimination Our culture is becoming less prominent