https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkwNMFJ7eMk Welcome back everyone to my personal website, and for some more news. This is something that I wasn’t planning to upload but have just decided to so the story can get out there, and so something can be improved in the future. Since this took place however, I have discovered that more people were … Continue reading My Experience Trying to Vote in the Northern Ireland Assembly Election 2022
Northern Ireland has a habit of voting for Parties that stand for Green and Orange issues, which has worked for every Party, especially the DUP and Sinn Féin. There’s been signs that might be changing, however, as both Parties lost votes after the 2019 General Election, but still, there’s signs that this might still be … Continue reading Politics Made Simple Part 8: What are the Biggest Issues People will be Voting for in the 5th of May Northern Ireland Assembly Election?
Welcome back to Part 6 of my Politics Made Simple series, where I’m covering everything you need to know about the Northern Ireland Political Parties in a way that is simple to understand. In today’s blog, I’m going to go through all the other political parties standing in this year’s election (these are the parties … Continue reading Politics Made Simple Part 6 (The Northern Ireland Assembly Election): Who Are The Other Political Parties?
https://youtu.be/pYQJfszth_4 The Alliance Party of Northern Ireland is the 5th biggest party in the Northern Ireland Executive, and have gained a large percentage of votes in the other elections held over recent years. Having been founded in April 1970 by people who had previously been part of the New Ulster Movement, they were set up … Continue reading Politics Made Simple Episode 5: What Is The Alliance Party of Northern Ireland?
https://youtu.be/aimMNZLQR-I The Ulster Unionist Party (better known to all the normal folk as the UUP) is the second largest Unionist party in Northern Ireland — though you could say they are plotting to become the biggest again. Evolving from the Ulster Unionist Council which was founded in 1905, they were the biggest Unionist Party from … Continue reading Politics Made Simple Episode 4 (The Northern Ireland Assembly Election): What Is The UUP?
https://youtu.be/P8pT8yEcFdE The Social Democratic and Labour Party (or as they will be referred to in this opening paragraph, "The Simply and Desperately trying to Live Party") are currently the third biggest party in the NI Executive, although that could all change by May the 5th. They were founded in the 1970s, and they were one … Continue reading Politics Made Simple part 3 (The Northern Ireland Assembly Election): What Is The SDLP?
https://youtu.be/0AAmSbsYBlg The DUP is the biggest Unionist party in Northern Ireland at the minute, currently holding the First Minister post — or at least when the Assembly is actually sitting. They helped hold up the British government between 2016-2019, back when Theresa May was Prime Minister, and for a short time when Boris Johnson became … Continue reading Politics Most Simple Episode 1 (The Northern Ireland Assembly Election): What is the DUP?