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A young boy is held by British soldiers from the Gloucester Regiment after he was caught in the act of hurling stones at a Saracen Armoured Personal Carrier in the IRA (Irish Republican Army).

People's Democracy group organised a four-day march from Belfast to Derry, starting on 1/1/69. The most serious incident was near Burntollet Bridge in County Derry, when marchers were ambushed by some 200 loyalists.

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

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. photograph: reuters/cathal mcnaughton

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.

Gerry Adams is born in Belfast. Adams is one of the most divisive figures in Irish politics, loved and loathed, adored and distrusted with a passion by respective sides. He is currently TD (member of Irish parliament – Dail Eireann) for Co. Louth and President of socialist Republican party Sinn Fein. Although he absolutely and consistently denies it, there is a general acceptance in Ireland that Adams was a senior figure in the IRA during much of the troubles.

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Public: Graffiti on the Falls Road in west Belfast. Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has said Margaret Thatcher caused great hurt to the Irish and British people during her time as Prime Minister

The flames of hatred: 30 years of loathing for Baroness Thatcher explodes in celebrations of her death. Will funeral now be targeted?

The flames of hatred: 30 years of loathing for Baroness Thatcher explodes in…

The Worst atrocity of The Troubles | Skibbereen Eagle

Front side of a monument to the victims of the Dublin and Monaghan bombings in Talbot Street, Dublin. The back side lists a further 17 names.

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.

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.

Shankill Road security gate seperating Catholics from Protestants in Belfast.

Shankill Road security gate seperating Catholics from Protestants in Belfast.

"'The Troubles' still loom over Northern Ireland" (by Stephen Beard). This month's 100th anniversary of the Titanic's doomed voyage is also a business opportunity in the city where the ship was built: Belfast. For 30 years, Northern Ireland was torn apart by "The Troubles," a bloody struggle over whether to stay British or become part of a united Ireland. But today -- more than a decade after the peace agreement -- the business climate has been transformed.

'The Troubles' still loom over Northern Ireland

A member of the UFF in the wall murals in Belfast. This one is trippy because no matter where you look at him, it is always pointed at you.

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, 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.

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...

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...

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