Two brilliant backgrounders on the history of Northern
Ireland and the 'Troubles' from the BBC.
And another useful piece from BBC History explaining the
importance of the Good Friday agreement which brought peace to Northern Ireland.
An audio slideshow of Belfast's 'peace lines'.
A video report on the violence from the DailyTelegraph.
A good article by Johann Hari in 2009 explaining the underlying hatreds. He thinks the solution may lie in integrated schools.