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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An agreement to set up an Independent International Commission on Decommissioning is signed by the B


The Pied Piper of Belfast

The Pied Piper of Belfast (2005) with the spirit of an Irish banshee materializing from an enchanted flute reflects the notion of a musical mythomoteur. According to Irish mythology, banshees were death messengers to ancient Irish families. Loyalists and Irish Republicans have a combination of myths and beliefs which inform each group’s mythomoteur that endows their ideology with shape and direction. Both

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