People's Democracy group organised a four-day march from Belfast to Londonderry, starting on The most serious incident was near Burntollet Bridge in County Londonderry, when marchers were ambushed by some 200 loyalists.
Belfast and Derry in revolt : a new history of the start of the troubles / Simon Prince, Geoffrey Warner. Recommendation by Concordia librarian Geoffrey Little in honour of St. Patrick’s Day – March 2013
Actor Stephen Rea (right) helps carry the coffin of his ex-wife, republican Dolours Price, to Milltown Cemetery in Belfast. Price was one of the IRA bombers convicted of the 1973 attack on London's Old Bailey.
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This is part of the Peace walls in Belfast, which are a series of barriers that separate Catholic and Protestant neighborhoods.They are to minimize inter-communal violence between Catholics and Protestants.The first barriers were built in 1969 after the riots and "The Troubles" and meant as temporary structures, but due to their effective nature they have become wider, longer and more permanent. Originally few in number, they have multiplied over the years and in total stretch over 13 miles.
A member of the UFF in the wall murals in Belfast, Ireland, UK
Belfast, in front of one of the memorials to IRA members that fought in The Troubles. The huge fence behind is part of the wall that still is in use to separate the Protestant neighborhoods from the Catholic neighborhoods.
Belfast's Ulster Museum and the trouble with the Troubles
In 1978, staff at the Ulster Museum refused to display a work by the artist Conrad Atkinson called Silver Liberties: A Souvenir of a Wonderful Anniversary Year. This painting, embellished with barbed wire and newspaper cuttings, is a furious "souvenir" of Bloody Sunday. Three of its four panels are in the colours of the Irish flag; the fourth panel is black. Portraits of the 13 people killed that day, a British soldier, street scenes in a Protestant part of Belfast and a beaten IRA...