From 1969 to the early 2000s, Northern Ireland was gripped by a period of unrest commonly referred to as ‘The Troubles’. But how did this conflict begin, and who were the key players? IWM curator Carl Warner unpicks this complicated story in a five-minute explainer.
Explore the personal stories behind the conflict in our podcast, an extract from ‘24 Hours of Peace’, directed by IWM Associate and playwright Neil Bartlett: https://www.iwm.org.uk/institute/reimagining-victory/24-hours-of-peace
0:20 The two sides
1:23 The origins
3:46 The violence
5:38 The end
Part of Reimagining Victory, a digital series of talks and debates exploring the state of war and peace in the 21st century. Created by the IWM Institute in partnership with Conciliation Resources. See more from Reimagining Victory https://www.iwm.org.uk/institute/reimagining-victory
*Please note, discussion participants do not represent the views of Imperial War Museums or Conciliation Resources.
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