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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Give My Head Peace

Give My Head Peace was a satirical comedy programme, which ran for ten series on BBC Northern Ireland from 1998 to 2008. It was written by Tim McGarry, Damon Quinn and Michael McDowell, who also appeared as three of the main characters (Da, Cal and Billy).

The series writers and performers originally developed the ideas that grew into the TV series through their stage shows and a one off film, Tw

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