Documenting the settings of the Northern Ireland Troubles, which began 50 years ago this year (14th August 1969).
On the 14th of August 1969, the British Army were first deployed on the streets of Northern Ireland. John Gallagher was the first official victim of the Troubles, shot and killed by a soldier, on Cathedral Road, Armagh.
The first of the peace walls were built in 1969 after a series of sectarian riots rocked Belfast. The walls, established as a temporary measure, were a very simple solution to the problem of keeping Republicans and Loyalists apart.
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