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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The Boxer

Daniel Day-Lewis (who worked with Jim Sheridan on ‘In the Name of the Father’ (1993)), plays an ex-IRA volunteer called Danny Flynn. Fresh from a 14-year sentence in prison, he attempts to open a non-sectarian boxing club in his neighbourhood. He reconnects with an old flame (Emily Watson), now married to his best friend, who is still in prison for his IRA links. The seemingly inescapable Troubles conti

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