The Children of the Troubles


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It’s been 50 years since the start of the Troubles in Northern Ireland, when serious violence broke out in 1969. Over 30 years, more than 3,500 people died, communities became divided and there was murder on both sides. These are the Children of the Troubles, their young lives changed forever. Pictured: Danny Toland is in the middle between the mum and dad, and his sister Majella is directly in front with the blue collar.

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