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How Irish anger turned into decades of revolt

A mural depicting Ulster Volunteer Force gunmen in the mainly protestant area of East Belfast on June 23, 2011 in Northern Ireland.
Credit: Peter Macdiarmid

The decades-long "Troubles" conflict in Northern Ireland was rooted in the Irish nationalist movement, which began more than 150 years ago. The GlobalPost timeline below dramatizes the evolution of the crisis.

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