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Sep-2018

A Scenic Journey Through Belfast’s Peace Walls

It’s been 20 years since “The Troubles” officially ended in Belfast but the divide between The Republicans (Catholics) and Loyalists (Protestants) is still quite prevalent. The walls were erected in 1969 as a temporary measure to keep the groups apart, but still remain due to their effectiveness. Needless to say, it’s a somber reality that these segregated neighborhoods are still a long way off from peace.


If you want to read more about our stay in Belfast or our 3-week road trip through Ireland, read our post on Ireland Itineraries for Families!

(Disclosure: Burbs2Abroad traveled to the above locations as guests and was not compensated for this review.)  Time of Year Visited: June 2017

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