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 Would-be Winter

Medbh McGuckian’s references in 1998 to ‘peace waves and fresh war winds’ could refer to the hopes raised by political negotiations and the simultaneous rise of dissident violence. This was the year of the Good Friday Agreement and the Omagh bomb, the worst single atrocity of the Troubles.

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