Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for 'Local government in Northern Ireland': Northern Ireland Housing Council United Kingdom Rates (tax) 1970 Government of Northern Ireland Single transferable vote 2005 British nationality law Commonwealth of Nations European Union Irish nationality law County borough Rural district Urban district Republic of Ireland List of rural and urban districts in Northern Ireland England Eurostat Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics November 22 Peter Hain Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Dual mandate Member of the Legislative Assembly (Northern Ireland) Sinn Féin Belfast Catholic Protestantism Paul Murphy (politician) 2006 May 9 July 1 2007 January 5 November 7 March 30 Northern Ireland Executive Arlene Foster Northern Ireland Assembly Local Government (Boundaries) Act (Northern Ireland) 1971 District councils in Northern Ireland by area District councils in Northern Ireland by community make-up District councils in Northern Ireland by population ISO 3166-2:GB Antrim and Newtownabbey District Council Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon District Council Causeway Coast and Glens District Council Derry and Strabane District Council Fermanagh and Omagh District Council