Trimble: peace facts

There are some interesting ‘peace facts’ quoted:

“Since the peace accords, foreign investors have taken a greater interest in Ireland, and the country is enjoying an upswing in building and commercial development, the likes of which has not been seen for decades. The rate of unemployment, particularly in the Catholic community, has gone down significantly, from 23 percent in 1991 to 9 percent in 1999. Among the Protestants, unemployment has dropped from 11 percent to 5 percent. The number of terror victims has also declined, from an annual death toll of 500 when the conflict was at its peak, to less than 20 dead last year.”

Previously reviewing the process

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