Belfast and the North 1920-22

As the War of Independence raged in southern Ireland a different type and more deadly form of conflict erupted in the northeast, and in Belfast in particular.

Should this be considered part of the overall Irish revolution? Or a separate and distinct conflict with its roots in the sectarian geography of city?

What was the long-term effect on community relations and on the formation of Northern Ireland?

Join History Ireland editor, Tommy Graham *here* in discussion with Marie Coleman, Kieran Glennon, Brian Hanley and Brian Walker.

This podcast is supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs’ Reconciliation Fund in association with the Linen Hall Library.

Image: Military and police in Belfast at the junction of May Street and Joy Street on 23 March 1922.

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