Northern Ireland

Frontline - Episode 6

Business people who worked throughout the Troubles remember what it was like to compete against the bombs and violence as businesses across Northern Ireland struggled to survive.

Prominent hoteliers, retailers, and publicans talk about bombs, bomb scares, and receiving death threats, and we hear from Howard Hastings about the Europa’s infamous past as ‘the most bombed hotel in the world’.

If you or someone you know has been affected by the issues covered in this programme, you can find help and advice from Victims and Survivors Service, WAVE Trauma Centre, or Samaritans.

Frontline - Episode 5

Social workers who worked in trouble hotspots during the conflict in Northern Ireland share their experiences.

We hear what it was like to work with paramilitaries in the Maze prison during the height of the violence and the reality of dealing with life-or-death situations.

If you or someone you know has been affected by the issues covered in this programme, you can find help and advice from Victims and Survivors Service, WAVE Trauma Centre, or Samaritans.

Frontline - Episode 1

To mark the 50th anniversary of the start of the Troubles, this new six-part series hears from medical staff, teachers, entertainers, social workers, and business people, who battled daily to keep Northern Ireland functioning through the conflict.

In the first episode doctors and nurses describe what it was like to look after the dying and injured as the Troubles took hold.

If you or someone you know has been affected by the issues covered in this programme, you can find help and advice from Victims and Survivors Service, WAVE Trauma Centre, or Samaritans.