These Pictures Show What Life Looked Like During The Troubles
The future of the Irish border is one of the key issues of the Brexit negotiations. Because of its sensitive history, there are fears over what might happen if a hard border and checkpoints returned.
Major IRA Bombings - Coe in Ireland
The Omagh bombing happened Saturday, August 15, 1998 in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. A car bomb was detonated, killing 29 and injuring hundreds more. The attack was perpetrated by the Real IRA.
History - The Troubles - Everyday life
Although the numbers of active participants in the conflict were few, its effects were felt across society. People tried to live normal lives against the backdrop of community tensions, vigilantism, intimidation, security alerts and the constant threat of violence. The aftermath of a bomb blast in Belfast, Northern Ireland (Getty Images)
40 Photographs of The Troubles, The Northern Ireland Conflict
The Troubles, also known as the Northern Ireland Conflict, was a political and nationalistic movement fueled by the constitutional status of Northern Ireland. Protestant Unionists/loyalists wanted Northern Ireland to remain a part of the United Kingdom. Catholic Irish Nationalists/Republicans wanted Northern Ireland to leave the United Kingdom and join a united Ireland. The conflict began […]