Talk:Culture of Northern Ireland
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Without wanting to provoke a full-scale argument, aren't Northern Ireland and Ulster very similar culturally, especially given that one contains the other.
Is there any need for two separate pages?
I'm not sure either way, to be honest, but It'd be good to have a discussion, hopefully one free from the usual acrimony these things can throw up! NotMuchToSay 18:46, 27 January 2007 (UTC)
I think that the Culture of Northern Ireland page appears to have a unionist bias, and the Culture of Ulster page a Nationalist one. The Unionists add information to the Northern Ireland page, while the Nationalists add it to the culture of Ulster page, as a result, we seem to have very different information, this page features mentions of Twelfth parades and murals, while the Ulster page seems to be describing what is basically a variant of Irish culture. They should probably be merged —Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 (talk) 20:49, 6 September 2010 (UTC)
I largely agree with the previous contributer. In particular, the 'culture' of Northern Ireland (especially the western part of it) and the 'culture' of County Donegal (especially East Donegal and Inishowen), Ulster's largest county, are very similar. Indeed, places like Derry and the western-most parts of County Londonderry (a county I would call 'County Derry'!), together with west County Tyrone (an area usually known as West Tyrone), especially Strabane and its surrounding area, look more to County Donegal to the west of them than they do to the rest of Northern Ireland. Soft drinks (known locally as 'minerals') such as McDaid's Football Special are very popular in these areas. Yet this has been excluded from the Culture of Northern Ireland article's section on Food and Drink, an article that does appear to have a Unionist and, indeed, an East Ulster bias. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 22.214.171.124 (talk) 14:32, 20 April 2012 (UTC)
- There is an article , Culture of Ulster. You need sources and references, your opinions or experiences are not a form of citation. WP:OR will help you on that. Minerals is, as my OR goes, a wildly used expression (I use it). If you want to contribute please do but use references and stop adjusting comments on the talk pages. Murry1975 (talk) 14:39, 20 April 2012 (UTC)
The 'Food and drink' section appears to be a copyvio of discoverNorthernIreland.com (see here for dates). Will tag section accordingly unless reassured otherwise. RashersTierney (talk) 21:42, 30 January 2013 (UTC)