If any feature set Belfast apart from Bristol and Dublin it was the tradition of intercommunal violence which continues to this day. Other cities had a reputation for sectarianism but nowhere was it on a scale to match Belfast. The improving living conditions within the city did nothing to reduce violent sectarian divisions.
- Labour Movement
- Improve Living Condition
- Unskilled Wage
- Home Rule
- Unionist Party
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Lynch, J. (1998). Sectarianism. In: A Tale of Three Cities. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-14599-7_9
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