Posts tagged "Belfast"
Parkside, North Belfast

Parkside, North Belfast

Belfast, Northern Ireland, October 2006. This little girl lives in Parkside, North Belfast, which is still a heavily divided neighborhood.
Falls Road

Falls Road

Belfast, Northern Ireland, October 2006. This corner in the predominantly Catholic area of Belfast along Falls Road was an extremely dangerous area with a lot of clashes between Catholic and Protestants.
Heather Woods

Heather Woods

Outside Belfast, Northern Ireland, October 2006. Heather Woods, with her grand-daughter Chloe Prentice, at the Ballybeen Methodist Church outside of Belfast. She is Protestant, but was forced to leave Ballybeen because her husband was a member of the Royal Ulster Constabulary. She said that everyday that he went to work, she was afraid he’d never...
White Line

White Line

Belfast, Northern Ireland, October 2006. A white line interrupts the dark trees in this Belfast neighborhood.
Alice McNally

Alice McNally

Belfast, Northern Ireland, October 2006. Alice McNally, 45, is a Catholic mother of 11 children, who lost 5 of them at a young age, and has lived in North Belfast her whole life. This area of the city has been one of the most violent, known as an interface, it straddles both Catholic and Protestant...
Detail on an Interface Wall

Detail on an Interface Wall

Belfast, October 2006. It has been calculated that there are 44 miles of “interface” walls in Belfast that still divide streets, communities, and Protestants and Catholics. This is a detail on one of those walls.
Peace Wall

Peace Wall

North Belfast, Northern Ireland, October 2006. Peace Wall dividing Alexander Park in North Belfast, Northern Ireland, erected in 2002 after the Peace Accord was signed, in order to ensure that the Protestants and Catholics in North Belfast would stay segregated.
Alexander Avenue

Alexander Avenue

North Belfast, Northern Ireland, October 2006. Children who live in North Belfast, still a heavily divided neighborhood in Belfast, playing on Alexander Avenue which rims Alexander Park.
Milltown Cemetery

Milltown Cemetery

Belfast, October 2006. A barbed-wire fence rims Milltown Cemetery in Belfast, Northern Ireland. It is a Catholic cemetery where a lot of the activists, such as Bobby Sands, are buried.
Mina Wardle

Mina Wardle

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2006. Mina Wardle, a Protestant woman who founded Shankhill Stress and Trauma Group to help women cope with loss and sectarian violence.
Allison Crowe

Allison Crowe

North Belfast, Northern Ireland, October 2006. Allison Crowe, with her daughter Kelly, lives in Parkside, North Belfast, a still-tense neighborhood despite the 2002 Peace Agreement meant to quell the decades-long violence between Catholics and Protestants. Crowe is Protestant, but the father of her two daughters is Catholic. They never married and are now separated.
Margaret Hale

Margaret Hale

Belfast, Northern Ireland, October 2006. Margaret Hale, 41, is a Catholic woman who grew up in Belfast. When she was a child, her family’s home was burned down by Protestants during an intense period of sectarian violence. She now lives in Parkside, North Belfast, where she was severely beaten outside her home by an unknown...