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The Northern Ireland Archives: Living with the Troubles

Panorama has reported from Northern Ireland from the early days of the civil rights movement in 1968, through over 30 years of the Troubles to the more peaceful situation of today.

You can watch abridged moments from one of those films below.

With the violence of The Troubles growing, Panorama reported in November 1970 on the views of the moderate Catholic community in Belfast

With the violence of The Troubles growing, Panorama reported in November 1970 on the views of the moderate Catholic community in Belfast.

By the summer of 1971, the Northern Irish government persuaded PM Edward Heath to introduce internment, known as Operation Demetrius, without trial in order to take republicans - largely blamed for the escalating violence - off the streets.

But it failed, and after 470 deaths, 1972 saw direct rule imposed from London and the Northern Ireland parliament at Stormont suspended.

In January that year demonstrators in the Bogside district of Derry, were fired on by British troops, killing 13 unarmed civilians.

Bloody Sunday, as it became known, produced one of the defining images of the conflict - when the Catholic Father Edward Daly, was filmed waving a bloodied hanky as he helped to get a fatally wounded teenager to safety.



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