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Northern Ireland Troubles 1971: Belfast In 50 Photos

Northern Ireland Troubles 1971: Belfast In 50 Photos - Flashbak

IN 1971, the Troubles in Northern Ireland were in full cry...

Bloody Sunday Mural. derry. Northern Ireland. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Bloody Sunday Mural. Londonderry. Northern Ireland.

The mural depicts the events of 30th January 1972 when the British Army opened fire on a civil rights demonstration, killing 14 people. A local priest waves a bloodstained handkerchief at the soldiers as he leads a group of men, carrying the body of the youngest victim away from the scene of the shooting. A soldier stands on a civil rights banner: this speaks of the price people pay for democratic freedom. "Sunday Bloody Sunday" is the opening track from U2's 1983 album, War. The song was…

This press photo illustrates what is called 'The Troubles' in Northern Ireland. It is not dated, but was probably taken in the late-1960s and early-70s. Batricades like this were established to separate the Catholic and Protestant sections of Belfast. Notice the British soldier's rifle with a fixed bayonet and the little boy with his toy cowboy rifle.

Ulster history Northern Ireland history

Northern Ireland as a separate entity is a very recent constituent part of the United Kingdom. For most of its history it was just one part of Ireland, the northern counties. Beginning with the Easter Rebellion, the Irish began fighting for their independence (1916). The Catholic Church was an important part of the Irish struggle for independence. The Irish Free State left the United Kingdom in 1922, but the six northern counties with Protesant majorities voted to remain with Britain…

Children of the Troubles most prone to suicide in Northern Ireland

Researcher warns that young people who witnessed worst years of conflict are turning violence on themselves as adults

Northern Ireland Troubles 1971: Belfast In 50 Photos

Northern Ireland Troubles 1971: Belfast In 50 Photos - Flashbak

IN 1971, the Troubles in Northern Ireland were in full cry...

Northern Ireland Troubles 1971: Belfast In 50 Photos

Northern Ireland Troubles 1971: Belfast In 50 Photos - Flashbak

IN 1971, the Troubles in Northern Ireland were in full cry...

A nationalist youth displays the Irish National Flag beside a burnt-out car and riot police after trouble erupted in the Ardoyne area of North Belfast, Northern Ireland July 12, 2012. REUTERS-Cathal McNaughton

Northern Ireland's recent woes | Pictures | Reuters

A hijacked car burns in the Newtownards Road area of East Belfast December 8, 2012. At least eight police officers were injured in Northern Ireland overnight in riots, which followed several nights

Northern Ireland Troubles 1971: Belfast In 50 Photos

Northern Ireland Troubles 1971: Belfast In 50 Photos - Flashbak

IN 1971, the Troubles in Northern Ireland were in full cry...

Northern Ireland Troubles 1971: Belfast In 50 Photos

Northern Ireland Troubles 1971: Belfast In 50 Photos - Flashbak

IN 1971, the Troubles in Northern Ireland were in full cry...

Northern Ireland Troubles 1971: Belfast In 50 Photos

Northern Ireland Troubles 1971: Belfast In 50 Photos - Flashbak

IN 1971, the Troubles in Northern Ireland were in full cry...

The Northern Ireland Troubles (Essential Histories) by Aaron Edwards,

The Northern Ireland Troubles: Operation Banner 1969–2007 (Essential Histories)

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Where Irish ‘Troubles’ Began, the Arts Heal - NYTimes.com  The New Peace Bridge, which links traditionally Protestant and Catholic areas in Derry, Northern Ireland.

Where Irish ‘Troubles’ Began, the Arts Heal - NYTimes.com The New Peace Bridge, which links traditionally Protestant and Catholic areas in Derry, Northern Ireland.