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Abstracts from the 7th International Comet Assay Workshop held at University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland; 24th–27th June 2007

Abstracts of the United Kingdom Environmental Mutagen Society 23rd Annual General Meeting, June 23–25, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK

airlock v. (Ulster)

ALDERDICE, David King (born 1966), Consultant Dermatologist, Ulster Hospital, since 2010; Lord Mayor of Belfast, 1998–99

Alexander, John (1686-1743), minister of the Presbyterian General Synod of Ulster

ALGEO, Arthur (died 1967), JP; Managing Director, Robert Holmes, Ltd, since 1933; Member, Ulster Transport Authority, since 1953 (Chairman, since 1963); Member, Electricity Board for Northern Ireland, since 1948; Member, Pigs Marketing Board, since 1958; Director, Northern Ireland Farmers’ Bacon Co., Ltd, since 1958 (Chairman since 1963)

The American Presence in Ulster: A Diplomatic History, 1796–1996

1972 and the Ulster Troubles. By Alan F. Parkinson.

Andrew J. Wilson. Irish America and the Ulster Conflict, 1968–1995. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press. 1995. Pp. xiii, 322. Cloth $29.95, paper $14.95

Andrew R. Holmes. The Shaping of Ulster Presbyterian Belief and Practice, 1770–1840. New York: Oxford University Press. 2006. Pp. xvi, 374. $99.00

Annals of Ulster

Annals of Ulster

Annals of Ulster

ANNESLEY, Hugh (Norman) (born 1939), Chief Constable, Royal Ulster Constabulary, 1989–96

annie no-rattle n. (Ulster)

ate-the-bolts n. (Ulster)

away and claw mould on yourself! excl. (Ulster)

Báetán mac Cairill (d. 581), king of Ulster

Baird, John (d. 1804), minister of the Presbyterian General Synod of Ulster and Church of Ireland clergyman

Bankhead, John (1738-1833), minister of the Presbyterian General Synod of Ulster

baps n. (orig. Ulster)

Barber, Samuel (1737/1738-1811), minister of the Presbyterian General Synod of Ulster

BARNETT, Richard Robert (born 1952), Vice Chancellor, since 2006, and Professor of Public Finance and Management, since 1990, University of Ulster

BARR, Venie (died 1947), Hon. Treasurer of Ulster Gift Fund for War Hospital Supplies and Serving Forces

BARRIE, Walter (1901 - 1988), Chairman of Lloyd’s, 1953, 1954, 1957, 1958; Director: Jos. W. Hobbs Ltd; Westminster Bank Ltd, 1958–68; Ulster Bank, 1964–72

Barry Aron Vann. In Search of Ulster-Scots Land: The Birth and Geotheological Imagings of a Transatlantic People, 1603–1703. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press. 2008. Pp. ix, 252. $39.95

BATES, (Richard) Dawson (1876 - 1949), Solicitor; Vice-President Ulster Unionist Council, and Clerk to the Lieutenancy of Co. Down; DL Belfast; JP Co. Down; MP East Belfast and Victoria Division, 1921–29, and 1929–43

beak off v. (Ulster)

beaky lady/man n. (Ulster)

BEDINGFELD, Henry (Edgar) Paston- (born 1943), Norroy and Ulster King of Arms, since 2010

 

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The northern province of Ireland, comprising the counties of Antrim, Down, Armagh, Cavan, Monaghan, Fermanagh, Donegal, Tyrone, and Londonderry. The Norman intrusion was both socially and geographically confined: Ulster remained the most Gaelic, and—from the perspective of English governors in Dublin—inaccessible part of Ireland until the plantation of 1609. The Ulster plantation embraced the six central and western counties of Ulster. The victory of the Williamite forces in Ireland by 1691 confirmed this territorial distribution, and opened the way to further British migration into Ulster. The mid‐ and late 18th cent. was characterized by economic growth throughout most of Ireland, and at this time Ulster emerged as the centre of the Irish linen industry, and Belfast developed as a significant industrial centre. By the time of the first Home Rule Bill (1886), there was broad support for the maintenance of a constitutional link with Britain. In 1920 the island was partitioned, with the six most unionist counties—the new Northern Ireland—obtaining a separate devolved parliament and government. However, the dominant unionist social and political culture of Northern Ireland came under increasing challenge from the nationalist minority. Between 1969 and 1994, in the context of a low‐grade civil war conducted between loyalist and republican paramilitaries and the Royal Ulster Constabulary and British army, an untenable position of unionist political predominance was gradually undermined. But the re‐introduction of a power‐sharing executive in 2007 has been accompanied by some encouraging signs of economic and social progress.

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