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Peter J. Devlin column: Irish reflections intersect Swedish reality

4:20 PM, Jul. 26, 2013
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Driving the roads of Door County this week got me thinking about Ireland - specifically Ulster. That's the portion of the Emerald Isle that's a province of Great Britain.

The English conquered Ireland in the 1600s, beating back repeated efforts to expel them, culminating in the July 12, 1691, Battle of Aughrim. There, England's King William of Orange led the winning Protestants in a defeat of the Catholic forces.

Ulster's population today is about half Catholic (Green Irishmen) and half Protestant (Orange Irishmen - so named for the leader of the 17th century battle). ...

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