Province of Ulster
Ireland, (32 counties) is divided into four Provinces, Ulster, (9 counties) Munster, (6
counties ) Leinster (12 counties) and Connaught (5 counties).
the most northerly of the four historic provinces. It consists of counties
Antrim, Armagh, Cavan, Derry, Donegal, Down, Fermanagh, Monaghan and Tyrone. The
name "Ulster" is often used to indicate that part of the province,
the six northeastern counties, that remained under British rule when the country
was partitioned in 1922. The counties of Cavan, Donegal and Monaghan, being excluded and
remained part of the twenty six counties that formed the then Irish Free State,
now The Republic of Ireland.
© Bob Murray 2003