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Previous attempts to bring peace to Northern Ireland have failed. What problems will need to be over come if the current peace talks are to succeed?

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  • Submitted: 24/10/2003
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GCSE Northern Ireland 1965-85

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Previous attempts to bring peace to Northern Ireland have failed. What problems will need to be over come if the current peace talks are to succeed?

The troubles in Northern Ireland are fuelled by many problems. Terrorism is a key issue that brings violence and death to the Irish people, this helps keep the fear, anger, distrust and sectarianism stay in the hearts and minds of the Irish people.

Political disputes between the two sides politics doesn't help solve the problem either. Arguments between the two sides only drag on the current situation and progress is not made. The same consequences appear because of the Republican/ Nationalist Unionist/ Loyalist spilt.

Previous peace attempts have failed like the early Sunningdale Agreement 1973-4 and the more recent Drowning Street Declaration 1993. Problems like decommissioning still exist and the problem won't be fully achieved until more trust is gained on both sides. Others problems like splinter groups are also a big challenge. As even if main paramilitary are fully decommissioned then splinter groups still exist like the 'Real' IRA formed in 1997 a splinter group from the IRA and the Loyalist Volunteer Force formed in 1996 a splinter

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