The timeline links together artworks from the archive with historical events
“All Kinds of Everything” sung by Derry-born singer Dana wins the Eurovision Song Contest
The Ulster Defense Regiment (UDR), a locally recruited regiment of the British Army, begins operations - replacing the Ulster Special Constabulary
The Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) was founded in an effort to appeal to Catholics and Protestants to unite in support of moderate politics
Rubber Bullets are introduced in Northern Ireland for crowd control
The Social & Democratic Labour Party (SDLP) is established with Gerry Fitt as leader
The 100th explosion in a bombing campaign by the Provisional IRA which resulted in damage to a telephone exchange, electricity substations and public houses.
The First British Soldier to die in the conflict is shot by the IRA
Two BBC engineers and three construction workers are killed near a BBC transmitter in County Tyrone in a landmine attack which was probably intended for an army patrol
Internment is introduced, resulting in over 300 people being detained in an initial sweep with widespread protests and 17 deaths
15 Catholic civilians are killed when McGurks Bar in Belfast is bombed by Loyalist Paramilitaries
13 people are shot and killed by paratroopers during a Civil Rights march from the Bogside and Creggan Estate to the Centre of Derry
over 30,000 people in Dublin march to the British Embassy and burn it down
Seven people are killed in a bomb attack at the Aldershot barracks of the Parachute Regiment, in an attack thought to be in retaliation for the Bloody Sunday killings
Direct Rule from Westminster is imposed on Northern Ireland, suspending the Stormont Parliament
20 bombs are detonated by the Provisional IRA in Belfast in 65 minutes. Nine people are killed and at least 130 seriously injured.
4,000 extra troops are brought into Northern Ireland to take part in the dismantling of barricades on the boundaries of the no-go areas
Three IRA car bombs explode in Claudy, Co Derry, killing six instantly. A further three die from their injuries in the following days.
Nine people are killed at a customs post in Newry when a bomb being planted by the IRA explodes prematurely.
Two men are killed when car bombs explode in Dublin. No one claims responsibility for the attack, amid rumours of a British covert operation to influence legislation in the Irish Parliament.
December 6-9 - Talks are held at Sunningdale in Berkshire involving Britain and Dublin, leading to the concept of a power-sharing executive
13 people were injured when 2 bombs exploded at Kings Cross and Euston stations
The Ulster Unionists, the Social Democratic Labour Party and the Alliance Party are all involved
The workers protest against the ratification of the Sunningdale agreement resulting in widespread power cuts of up to 6 hours at a time
Direct rule is re-introduced.
They are targeted after a concert in County Down
the last prisoners being held without trial are released
Mr McWhirter had been an outspoken critic of the IRA
The protest is against the removal of the Special Category status
The prize is awarded in recognition of their work in the Peace People
The strike at the government security protest lasts for 10 days
11 loyalists are sentenced for 19 brutal murders
The Conservative shadow spokesman for Northern Ireland is killed in a car bomb at Westminster
Lord Mountbatton and 3 others are killed in an explosion on a boat at Mullaghmore, Co Sligo
At Drogheda he appeals for peace in Northern Ireland