Northern Ireland Troubles 1971: Belfast In 50 Photos

An old woman, a rosary dangling from her neck, clasps her hands on finding a British Army sharpshooter on her door step in Belfast’s market area as troops flushed out snipers barricaded in bakery in Northern Ireland capital on August (AP Photo)

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.

The Omagh bombing happened Saturday, August 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

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Children of the Troubles most prone to suicide in Northern Ireland

A British soldier searches a teenager in Belfast, Northern Ireland, during the Troubles in Photograph: Keystone/Getty Images

Northern Ireland Troubles 1971: Belfast In 50 Photos

Flames leap into the air from a double decker bus when rioters used it as a blazing barricade in the Roman Catholic Falls Road area of Belfast. Violence broke out in Springfield Road after police and troops carried out an arms Date:

Northern Ireland Troubles 1971: Belfast In 50 Photos

Vehicles burn in the New Lodge Road area of Belfast when a crowd of about 200 set fire to cars, vans and lorries after an army scout car ran over and killed a five-year-old girl.

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

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 REUTERS-Cathal McNaughton

Northern Ireland Troubles 1971: Belfast In 50 Photos

Small children drawing pro Irish Republican Army notes with chalk on the pavement, such as Up the IRA, in Lecson Street in Belfast, Northern Ireland on August (AP Photo/Peter Kemp)

Northern Ireland Troubles 1971: Belfast In 50 Photos

With the fear of being burnt out, Protestant householders move some of their belongings from a street in the Ardoyne area of Belfast, Northern Ireland on August

Northern Ireland Troubles 1971: Belfast In 50 Photos

With the fear of being burnt out, Protestant householders move some of their belongings from a street in the Ardoyne area of Belfast, Northern Ireland on August

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Nov 1975 The Provisional Irish Republican Army is outlawed in the United Kingdom

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

While a few cities provide a spooky vibe all-year-round, festivals, theme park pop-up events and other haunted happenings elsewhere have helped make Halloween a travel season all its own.

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