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Page Compiled: Martin Melaugh
Material is added to this site on a regular basis - information on this page may change

The following maps have been produced specifically for the CAIN site


Visualising the Conflict The section entitled 'Visualising the Conflict' contains GIS maps, and interactive Google Maps related to the conflict.

 

Maps which appear in extracts from publications at the CAIN site

Most of the following section is based on information obtain from the
The Ireland Story website {external_link}
Research: Shannon Fitzgerald

Street Maps of Towns & Cities
Belfast
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Street map of Belfast, with 93 main roads and 18 prominent buildings named. Scale 72 pixels = 1km. [82kB]

Map of Belfast divided into Electoral Wards. Each ward is coloured to indicate the proportion of Roman Catholics who make up the population. Scale 72 pixels = 1km. [98kB]

Derry
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Street map of Derry, with 80 main roads and 16 prominent buildings named. Scale 72 pixels = 1km. [46kB]

Map of Derry divided into Electoral Wards. Each ward is coloured to indicate the proportion of Roman Catholics who make up the population. Scale 72 pixels = 1km. [34kB]

Map showing the town centre in Omagh and the location of the August 15th 1998 bomb explosion. Approximate scale 600 pixels = 1km. [12kB]

Map of the route of the Drumcree Orange parade and the Garvaghy Road area of Portadown, county Armagh. Also shows the area that is predominantly Roman Catholic. [19kB]

Maps of Counties
Donegal
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Map of county Donegal, province of Ulster [ROI], showing main towns, roads and mountains. Scale 5 pixels = 1km. [25kB]

Fermanagh
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Map of county Fermanagh, province of Ulster [UK], showing main towns, roads and mountains. Scale 5 pixels = 1km. [10kB]

Leitrim
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Map of county Leitrim, province of Connaught, showing main towns, roads and mountains. Scale 5 pixels = 1km. [10kB]

Londonderry
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Map of county Londonderry, province of Ulster [UK], showing main towns, roads and mountains. Scale 5 pixels = 1km. [13kB]

Tyrone
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Map of county Tyrone, province of Ulster [UK], showing main towns, roads and mountains. Scale 5 pixels = 1km. [14kB]

Electoral Maps and Charts
Northern Ireland Constituencies
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Boundary Commission map showing the electoral constituencies in Northern Ireland as used in the UK Parliament elections and the Northern Ireland Assembly elections, [616kB]

Belfast Constituencies
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Boundary Commission map showing the electoral constituencies in Belfast as used in the UK Parliament elections and the Northern Ireland Assembly elections, [569kB]

Northern Ireland Constituencies
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Map showing the electoral constituencies in Northern Ireland as used in the overall UK Parliament elections and the new Northern Ireland Assembly elections, as at the 1998 Assembly election. [13kB]

June 1998 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Results
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Graphic showing the number of seats allocated to each party at the June 1998 Northern Ireland Assembly election. [8kB]

Northern Ireland voting trends 1981 to 1998
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Graph showing the proportion of votes allocated to the top 4 parties in successive elections in Northern Ireland from 1981 to 1998. [7kB]

Dail Eireann Constituencies
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Map showing the Daíl Eireann electoral constituencies in the Republic of Ireland as of the 1997 election. [18kB]

European Union Constituencies
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Map showing the European Union electoral constituencies in Ireland, as at the 1999 election. [11kB]

Religious Demography
Protestants in Ireland, 1861 and 1991
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Two-in-one colour-coded map showing the change in the distribution of Protestants in Ireland between 1861 and 1991. [13kB]

Declining Protestant population in the Irish Republic 1891 to 1991
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Graph showing the proportion of the population of the Irish Republic who were Protestant in censuses in the period 1891 to 1991. [7kB]

Protestants in
Northern Ireland 1991

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Colour-coded map showing the proportion of each of Northern Ireland's Local Government Districts that is Protestant, 1991. [11kB]

Religious Distribution in
Belfast 1991

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Colour-coded map showing the proportion of each of Belfast's electoral wards that is Roman Catholic, 1991. [98kB]

Religious Distribution in
Derry City 1991

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Colour-coded map showing the proportion of each of Derry's electoral wards that is Roman Catholic, 1991. [34kB]

Portadown Garvaghy Area
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Map of the route of the Drumcree Orange parade and the Garvaghy Road area of Portadown, county Armagh. Also shows the area that is predominantly Roman Catholic. [19kB]

Population Distribution and Towns
Population Density
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Colour-coded map showing the population density in each of Ireland's counties 1992 to 1996. [9kB]

Settlement Distribution
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Map indicating the locations and sizes of all towns in Ireland with over 5000 inhabitants. [9kB]

Northern Ireland Towns
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Map showing the main towns in Northern Ireland today. [20kB]

Historical Maps (arranged in chronological order)
Ice Age Ireland
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Map showing the extent of the ice coverage in Ireland as well as the locations of the lower coastline and glacial landforms. [19kB]

Ireland 850AD
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Map of Ireland as it was in 850AD, showing the main Celtic monastries, scenes of major Viking destruction and the main Viking settlements. [10kB]

Ireland 1014
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Map of Ireland in 1014AD, showing the main kingdoms ruled by Celtic and Viking monarchs. [13kB]

Ireland 1300
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Map of Ireland in 1300AD, showing the maximum extent of Norman control in Ireland and their main settlements. [11kB]

Ireland 1450
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Map of Ireland in 1450, during the Norman decline showing the Celtic areas, Anglo-Irish areas and the English-ruled Pale. [14kB]

Ireland 1609
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Map of Ireland in 1609, showing the 3 main Plantations that took place between 1556 and 1609. [11kB]

Cromwell in Ireland
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Two-in-one map of Ireland in 1641 and 1703 indicating the effect of Oliver Cromwell's period of rule of Britain and Ireland. Compares the proportion of land in each county in Ireland that was owned by Roman Catholics. [11kB]

Poverty in Ireland, 1841
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Map indicating the levels of poverty in Ireland on the eve of the Great Famine. An index based on literacy and housing standards. [11kB]

Severity of the Famine, 1847
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Map showing the varying level of severity of the Great Famine across Ireland at its height in 1847. [13kB]

Population Fall in Ireland, 1841-1851
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Detailed map showing the levels of population fall over the Famine period in each part of Ireland. [14kB]

Irish Settlement in Britain, 1851
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The locations in Britain where Irish-born who emigrated to Britain settled [5kB].

Protestants in Ireland, 1861 and 1991
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Two-in-one colour-coded map showing the change in the distribution of Protestants in Ireland between 1861 and 1991. [13kB]

Declining Protestant population in the Irish Republic 1891 to 1991
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Graph showing the proportion of the population of the Irish Republic who were Protestant in censuses in the period 1891 to 1991. [7kB]

Changing Republican Activity
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Four-in-one map showing the changing level of Republican violence across Northern Ireland (1969/70, 1976, 1984 and 1993). [16kB]

Changing Loyalist Activity
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Four-in-one map showing the changing level of Loyalist violence across Northern Ireland (1969/70, 1976, 1984 and 1993). [15kB]

Changing Army & RUC Activity
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Four-in-one map showing the changing number of deaths attributable to British security forces in Northern Ireland (1969/70, 1976, 1984 and 1993). [15kB]

Physical Geography
Agriculture
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Map showing the agricultural areas of Ireland [14kB]

January Temperatures
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Map showing the mean January temperature pattern in Ireland. [17kB]

July Temperatures
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Map showing the mean July temperature pattern in Ireland. [14kB]

Rainfall
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Map showing the mean annual rainfall in Ireland. [12kB]

Sunshine
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Map showing the mean annual hours of sunshine in Ireland. [10kB]


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