The Troubles Archive is a collection of artworks from artists who produced work during and relating to the Troubles in Northern Ireland

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Catchpenny Twist

Three teachers in a Belfast school (Martyn, Roy and Monagh) lose their jobs and embark on music careers. Martyn and Roy draw some unwanted attention from both sides of the conflict in Northern Ireland. They team up with Monagh to produce a Eurovision-style hit. The trio succeeds in getting an entry into the ‘Ettelbruck’ Song Contest but a string of problems leads to their inevitable failure. It seems that the characters cannot escape their Be

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