Online / Virtual Workshop

The State of NI (6-week online course, including virtual tour)

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The Anglo-Irish Treaty of December 1921 was an international treaty that give birth to what was then the Free State and to the state of Northern Ireland. How did it come about? Who was involved? What were the challenges? All questions when answered will help people understand the changes in Ireland at that time. Then what happened in Northern Ireland after 1921?

You will travel through time and experience some of the most pivotal moments in history including:

  • The competing interests at the time of the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921
  • Early troublesome years of N.I
  • Economic and political challenges of the 30’s & 40’s
  • Operation Harvest - Border Campaign of the 1950’s
  • The Civil-rights of the 60’s and the violent conflict that led to the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement of 1998.


Two course dates to choose from:


Mondays from 4th Oct – 15th Nov 21, 7pm-9pm


Mondays from 31st Jan – 21st Mar 22 (except 14th Feb), 7pm-9pm


  • Community development
  • Community relations
  • Education/training
  • Men
  • Older people
  • Rural development
  • Women
  • Young people

Date and Time

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38a Oldtown Street,
BT80 8EF
United Kingdom

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Contact Details

.  To register contact Teresa at RCN via email [email protected] or ring 028 8676 6670.

More Information

The project is part of the Shared History Fund, which The National Lottery Heritage Fund is delivering on behalf of the Northern Ireland Office, to help groups mark the centenary in a thoughtful, inclusive and engaging way.

‘Our Story in the Making: NI Beyond 100’          

Delivered by Mr. Martin Snoddon, Northern Spring     

Community Relations Council
Northern Ireland Office
National Lottery Heritage Fund